LGE 2021 | Reaction to earlier start of matric exams due to elections: Prof. Mary Metcalfe

LGE 2021 | Reaction to earlier start of matric exams due to elections: Prof. Mary Metcalfe

Matric examinations will now start three days earlier on the 27th of October instead of the 1st of November. The new date was announced by the Department of Basic Education. It will see grade 12 learners sit for the English Home Language, First Additional Language, and Second Additional Language paper one on the 27th of October. The new starting date will also move Business studies and non-official languages paper one to the 28th of October. Professor Mary Metcalfe is an education expert and senior research associate at the University of Johannesburg. She now joins us on ZOOM to share some thoughts on how these changes will affect the examination process.

For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews #Coronavirus #COVID19News #Covid-19Vaccination #Vaccine on Social Media.

LGE 2021 | FF Plus announces its Cape Metro mayoral candidate 1
News

LGE 2021 | FF Plus announces its Cape Metro mayoral candidate

The Freedom Front Plus says over two-thirds of its candidates for the local government election in the Cape Metro are people of colour. And leading this team as a mayoral candidate is Lennit Max. The party announced Max’s candidacy today. The FF Plus is focussing on minority groups who feel abandoned by the ANC government. […]

Read More
Measures to increase vaccine supply to developing nations: Dr Bruce Aylward 2
News

Measures to increase vaccine supply to developing nations: Dr Bruce Aylward

The World Health Organisation says a recent meeting with international pharmaceutical companies producing COVID-19 vaccines, was very fruitful. The global health body, in its advocacy for vaccine equity, received a commitment from big pharma companies to prioritise and increase vaccine supply to developing nations. Special advisor to WHO Director-General, Dr Bruce Aylward, discussed the issue […]

Read More
Challenges women farm workers face to survive: Carmen Louw 3
News

Challenges women farm workers face to survive: Carmen Louw

Today women working in the farming sector hosted a webinar aimed at addressing the living wage index based on research undertaken by women on projects in 2020. Under the theme "feminist reparation” the Project calls for the introduction of a wealth tax for the richest 1% of South Africans to finance farm women’s demands for […]

Read More