Mr Siphosethu Lindinkosi Ngcobo

National Assembly

Siphosethu Lindinkosi Ngcobo

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Committee appearances

  • Status of School Preparedness for a possible Third Wave: DBE briefing 1 Jun 2021

    The Chairperson confirmed that apologies had been received from Minister Angie Motshekga, Dr S Thembekwayo (EFF), Ms M Sukers (ACDP), Mr T Malatji (ANC) and Mr S Ngcobo (IFP)
  • Impact of SONA & Budget as they relate to Department 5 Mar 2021

    Mr S Ngcobo (IFP) thanked the Chairperson for the warm welcome. He said, though it was his first time at the committee meeting, he noted South Africans are affected by the pandemic. The pandemic came at a time when there were already problems in the country, where people had no ...
  • Engagement with Teacher Unions 3 Mar 2021

    Mr S Ngcobo (IFP) commended the presentations. He expressed his condolences to NATU. He commented that the teacher unions were faced with the problems of the concurrent national and provincial powers. There were matters in the provinces that were not handled, and the teacher unions seemed to reach a ceiling ...
  • National Senior Certificate Examinations Outcomes: DBE & Umalusi briefing 2 Mar 2021

    Mr S Ngcobo (IFP) asked Umalusi to state how difficult it had been to deal with the standardisation of results in 2020, and to state its confidence levels on the output of the 2020 NSC results.
  • DBE Quarter 2 2020/21 performance; Report on Introduction of Coding and Robotics 16 Feb 2021

    Mr S L Ngcobo (IFP) greeted all present and commended the Department for its inclusion of the Education Labour Relations Council (ELRC) in the engagement on robotics because this provides teachers with an opportunity to meaningfully engage with the Department and labour under one roof. He was also interested to ...

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Employment and Labour 16 Jul 2021

    Whether, in light of the increasing youth unemployment rate which currently stands at more than 50%, and the efforts being made to reduce vulnerabilities related to unemployment, (a) monitoring and evaluation mechanisms have been put in place to assess if the specified initiatives bring results and (b) the specified mechanisms ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Basic Education to ask the Minister of Basic Education 15 Feb 2021

    With reference to the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative (details furnished) where recipients will be given a stipend of R3 500 per month and are expected to assist in teaching and learning, administration duties, general maintenance and cleaning, data capturing as well as facilitating sports, safety and health-related activities, what (a) ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology 23 Jul 2019

    What is the total (a) number of government employees in his department who are being paid whilst on undue and/or extended periods of sick leave and (b) cost to government in each case?

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Plenary appearances

  • TAKE 3 - STARTS AT 14:20 25 Feb 2020

    Hon House Chair, this bill seeks to promote accountability and transparency of boards and councils regarding science and technology. We note the many technical amendments of this Bill in providing sufficient powers to ensure accountability and transparency in the boards and councils. The boards and councils oversee the work of ...

  • START OF THE 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM CAMPAIGN (Member's Statement) 26 Nov 2019

    Hon House Chairperson, yesterday the Inkatha Freedom Party joined millions of men and women around the world in making the start of the 16 Days of Activism campaign for no-violence against women and children in Pietermaritzburg. The event coincided with shocking news that a Capricorn Tvet College student, Precious Ramabulana, ...

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