Department on: Teaching and Learning International Survey & Comprehensive Sexuality Education
17 Sep 2019
Mr Malatji (ANC) commented on the issue of the aging of principals in the TALIS report and affirmed that there should be a deliberate program by the Department as a way of training younger principals. This is especially true in provinces like KZN, there must be younger principals appointed there ...
Safety & Security in Schools: DBE & SAPS briefings
10 Sep 2019
Mr T Malatji (ANC) appreciated the presentations and noted that the statistics reaffirmed the fact that there is a major correlation between inequality and violence in schools. Addressing the triple challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment within communities would go a long way in bringing incidents of violence, particularly in ...
Department of Basic Education 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan
9 Jul 2019
Mr T Malatji (ANC) commented that school safety could not be reduced only to security personnel in schools, but it was a societal concern. Two-thirds of the time was allocated for teaching, while the rest was spent on disciplining the children. Most children were looking after themselves because parents left ...
Committee Legacy Report and Induction
3 Jul 2019
Mr T Malatji (ANC) informed the Committee that many schools collapsed due to inadequate management and leadership. There was a difference in being a teacher and being a manger: many teachers were promoted to the position of principal only to find out that they were not able to handle the ...
Election of Chairperson
2 Jul 2019
Mr T Malatjie (ANC) seconded the nomination.