Learner Safety Compromised As Security Goes To Closed Schools

Megatong Primary School

Security Services at Closed Schools The safety of thousands of teachers and learners is being compromised as Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza spends much-needed public funds on security services at 50 closed schools in the province. In a written reply to a DA question, the MEC revealed that the…

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Contradictions Over Status of Megatong Primary School, Soweto

Megatong Lower Primary merger with Sediba-Thuto Higher Primary School

Megatong Primary School – Sediba-Thuto Primary School In response to DA questions regarding the status of Megatong Primary School in Soweto, the Gauteng Department of Education has indicated that no budget will be allocated to the school as it has already merged with Sediba-Thuto Primary. However, according to investigations by…

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DA to Inspect Megatong Primary and Eldorado Park Secondary Schools

Eldorado Park Secondary School

Tomorrow, 11 June 2015, DA Gauteng Education Shadow MEC, Khume Ramulifho MPL, will lead an inspection of Megatong Primary and Eldorado Park Secondary school in Soweto. Megatong Primary was earmarked to be merged with Sediba-Thuto Primary in 2008; however, according to investigations by Harris Nupen Molebatsi Attorneys, the district office still allows…

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DA Urges Education MEC to Include All Stakeholders in Merger Talks

Megatong Lower Primary merger with Sediba-Thuto Higher Primary School

Failed Merger between Megatong and Sediba-Thuto Primary Schools The DA notes Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi’s intention to consult stakeholders regarding the future of the failed merger between Megatong and Sediba-Thuto primary schools on Monday 11 May in Soweto. However, it is regrettable that the MEC chose to only invite local…

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