There has been a lot of chatter about this, and with good reason. We understand Angie Motshekga and her team are considering ‘platooning’ children. That means sending them into school where some grades only attend in the morning then head home, before other grades come in for the afternoon shift.
There’s a belief that giving each grade their own time in the school will properly allow for smaller class sizes and the practices of social distancing. Angie Motshekga was due to confirm some of these changes on Monday, but the Education Department have once again stalled for more time.
Let’s hope our new time-slot of 16:00 on Tuesday remains in place.