Ms Désirée Van Der Walt

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Désirée Van Der Walt

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  • 2021-w1066 - 07 June 2021 7 Jun 2021

    What is the current status of the Incremental Introduction of African Languages initiative in public schools and (b) how does her department intend to ensure that everyone’s right to receive education in the official languages and/or languages of their choice in public schools are realised?
  • 2021-w1068 - 31 May 2021 31 May 2021

    Whether, since the adoption of the National Development Plan, her department increased state funding and support to ensure universal access to two years of early childhood development exposure before Grade 1; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
  • 2021-w1067 - 31 May 2021 31 May 2021

    What rewards did her department issue since the adoption of the National Development Plan, including Action 55, to introduce incentive schemes linked to the Annual National Assessments to reward schools for consistent improvements?
  • 2021-w1288 - 31 May 2021 31 May 2021

    With regard to the results of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) in the (a) 2018, (b) 2019 and (c) 2020 academic years, (i) which schools in each province received a zero percent pass rate, (ii) what number of learners (aa) were in each school at the time (bb) repeated the ...
  • 2021-w1289 - 31 May 2021 31 May 2021

    (1)       Whether she has found that the current criteria used to determine the quintile of a school reflect the true circumstances; if so, what are the relevant details; if not, (2) whether the specified NGO (a) disclosed a detailed report of the possible risks involved in their activity and (b) ...
  • 2021-w955 - 30 April 2021 30 Apr 2021

    What (a) is the current staff shortage for (i) Grade R and (ii) learners with special educational needs in each province and (b) immediate steps has her department taken to deal with the specified staff shortage in each case?
  • 2021-w755 - 01 April 2021 1 Apr 2021

    (1)       What (a) total number of schools were vandalised (i) in (aa) 2019 and (bb) 2020 and (ii) from 1 January 2021 to date in each province, (b) number of the specified schools were vandalised during the (i) school holidays and (ii) lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 and ...
  • 2021-w954 - 01 April 2021 1 Apr 2021

    (1)       With regard to the proposed Grade RR as part of the schooling system (a) what are the current details of the plan, (b) on what date will the plan be implemented, (c) what funding will be made available and (d) what total number of educators will be added to ...
  • 2021-w868 - 24 March 2021 24 Mar 2021

    What (a) is the total number of schools for children with special educational needs (ELSEN) in each province, (b) are the norms and standards for funding the ELSEN sector and (c) is the current long-term plans of her department to improve the sector?
  • 2021-w866 - 24 March 2021 24 Mar 2021

    (1)       With regard to the Volmink Report on the selling of posts, on what date was the investigation (a) commissioned, (b) finalised and (c) submitted to her; (2) whether the report will be (a) tabled to the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education and (b) made public; if not, in each ...