Constance van Niekerk


The Minister of Basic Education, Ms Angelina “Angie” Matsie Motshekga says the department will implement a recovery plan, spanning a period of three years that will focus on developing core skills.

“We have a three-year curriculum recovery plan, from 2021 we will be implementing the recovery actual plan in Grade’s R-12 and the basis for recovery is a trimmed curriculum, as I said, we had to trim our curriculum and leave out other topics,” she said.

In a media briefing in Johannesburg today, the Minister also revealed that over seven hundred pupils tested positive for COVID-19. It is reported that the country lost almost 1 500 teachers during this year and Minister Angie Motshekga says the year 2020 will be recorded in history as the most difficult year for the world.