Ms Nomsa Innocencia Tarabella Marchesi

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Nomsa Innocencia Tarabella Marchesi

Appearances

  • WEDNESDAY, 4 DECEMBER 2019 4 Dec 2019

    Chair, Minister, your response to my written parliamentary question of whether parents have an option to opt out from the Comprehensive Sexuality Education curriculum, you said parents have a right to opt out. Could you please with a "yes" or "no" are you willing to formulate ... [Interjections.]

  • WEDNESDAY, 4 DECEMBER 2019 4 Dec 2019

    ... or amend an existing policy and also ensure that it is implemented to cover those learners who opt out but receive an alternative sexual education curriculum deemed appropriate by their parents.

  • CLUSTER 2: SOCIAL SERVICES (Subject for Discussion) 20 Nov 2019

    Thank you hon Chair, Minister, currently 55% of youth between the age of 15 and 24 years old is unemployed. Amongst them are those who have Grade 12 certificates, TVET certificates, Further Education and Training, FET,

    certificates and university graduates whom corporate South Africa is not employing currently. How are ...

  • CLUSTER 2: SOCIAL SERVICES (Subject for Discussion) 20 Nov 2019

    Minister, given the fact that each and every school has its own challenges ... like you have schools with multigrade classes; you have schools whereby ... as you said, you know, there's a very high failure rate within different grades which means that in a classroom you'll have learners of ...

  • COMBATING INCREASING LEVELS OF VIOLENCE, DRUGS AND SEXUAL ABUSE IN SCHOOLS 14 Nov 2019

    House Chairperson, fellow South Africans, spaces of learning have turned into spaces of tragedy and trauma. According to the Police Minister, 22 learners lost their lives last year across the country. These incidences happened inside school premises where they are supposed to be learning and safe. The DA believes that ...

  • CONSIDERATION OF BUDGETARY REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATION REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON BASIC EDUCATION ON PERFORMANCE OF DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION FOR 2018-19 FINANCIAL YEAR 5 Nov 2019

    Deputy Speaker, as the DA, we have always been concerned about the state of our education. What we have seen now recently is the fact that the department has lost the budget in terms of ensuring that we complete the infrastructure, specifically when you talk about the pit toilets. At ...

  • QUESTIONS FOR ORAL REPLY SOCIAL SERVICES 11 Sep 2019

    Minister, that number is quite alarming and specifically if you look at 74 743 learners who wrote the multiple examination opportunity. Would you say Minister that your progression policy especially the multiple examination policy, is failing dismally because it has been used by provinces. Instead of provinces using it to ...

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 10 Sep 2019

    House Chairperson, I hereby give notice that, on the next sitting day of the House, I shall move on behalf of the DA that that the House debates the intended roll-out of comprehensive sexual education programmes in public schools.

  • APPROPRIATION BILL 16 Jul 2019

    We need to ensure that the Department of Basic Education properly trains educators on how to manage class discipline without resorting to corporal punishment.

    The Talis survey focused on issues such as vandalism, violence and bullying which happens frequently in South Africa and infrequent in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation ...

  • APPROPRIATION BILL 16 Jul 2019

    Thank you Chair. I just want to ask a question. I would like to ask the member a question.