Gauteng teachers get back to school to find no PPE

Department blames lockdown delays as it is also still to deliver stationery and textbooks to some schools

27 January 2021 - 19:40 By mpumzi zuzile

School staff reporting for duty in Gauteng on Monday did so without the required personal protective equipment, because the education department only started deliveries this week.

This affected principals, school management teams (SMTs), education assistants, general assistants and non-teaching staff. Teachers are only starting on February 1, and pupils on February 15, according to amended rules published by the education department. ..

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