Safety & Security in Schools: DBE & SAPS briefings
10 Sep 2019
Ms N Tarabella- Marchesi (DA) wanted to know whether the police was recording any success in closing down shebeens and taverns close to schools. Was there a policy that guides teachers in dealing with misbehaviour without resorting to corporal punishment? What was the ratio of police to communities that would ...
DBE 4th Quarterly Performance Report & Impact of SONA
20 Aug 2019
Ms N Tarabella-Marchesi (DA) asked when an organogram would be made available to see what vacancies had been filled and those that were still available. What roles were interns being hired for in the Department? It seemed coaches were doing a lot of work, but it seemed their work was ...
Basic Education Budget: Committee Report
12 Jul 2019
The Chairperson welcomed all present and a new Member of Parliament Mr C Sibisi (NFP). The Chairperson acknowledged apologies from the absent Ms N Tarabella-Marchesi (DA), Ms D Van Der Walt (DA) and Ms N Mashabela (EFF).
Department of Basic Education 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan
9 Jul 2019
Ms N Tarabella-Marchesi (DA) wanted to know if there was an intention from the Minister to allocate a separate budget for safety and security in schools for monitoring purposes, because it appeared the bulk of the budget was going to nutrition. She also wanted to establish what the hurdles were ...
Election of Chairperson
2 Jul 2019
Ms N Tarabella-Marchesi (DA) agreed.
Commitee minutes & reports
26 Feb 2019
The minutes of 12 of February 2019 were adopted. Ms C King (DA) moved for the adoption and it was seconded by Ms Tarabella-Marchesi (DA).
NSC Examination Outcomes 2018; State of School Readiness 2019
12 Feb 2019
Ms N Tarabella-Marchesi (DA) asked officials from Umalusi to provide members with the list of subjects that have been adjusted. Did the introduction of new subjects have to be adjusted? There is concern that 2 schools in Limpopo received 0%. How does this speak to the readiness of these schools ...
4 Dec 2018
Ms N Marchesi (DA) asked whether all the minutes of the Committee were recorded and whether there were tapes.
Department of Basic Education Quarter 2 performance
13 Nov 2018
Ms N Tarabella-Marchesi (DA) had a question on the matter of contractors that have not been paid – comments have been seen in the Annual Report on government paying invoices within 30 days. This brought into question whether the Committee was receiving accurate information. She requested a breakdown of the contractors ...
Recommendations of High Level Panel on Assessment of Key Legislation & Acceleration of Fundamental Change Progress Report: DBE briefing
30 Oct 2018
Ms N Tarabella-Marchesi (DA) asked if there was a panel at schools which focused on improving the quality of education. What measures had been taken to evaluate what learners were learning at the primary stages and how well were these schools performing? On the issue of socio-economic conditions, particularly in ...