What is the budget South Africa will spend on Education in 2020/2021?
- South Africa will spend R396 Billion
What will the Education budget be used for?
- In the education sector, investment goes to new schools, replacing schools constructed with inappropriate materials, and providing them with water, electricity and sanitation.
In 2020/2021, the maths, science and technology grant will introduce coding and robotics to learners in grades R to 3 as announced by the president.
Finance Minister (Tito Mboweni) also said this in his budget speech:
“The Department of Higher Education and Training will reallocate existing funds to undertake a feasibility study for the establishment of a new university of science and innovation in Ekurhuleni.”