PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO PROMOTION AND PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS IN THE FOUNDATION, INTERMEDIATE AND SENIOR PHASES

 

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) presented at the TDCM meeting a proposal to amend policy and regulations pertaining to the National Curriculum Statement, Grades R-12, with a view to amending the current promotion and progression requirements.

 

The following sections of policies are proposed for amendment:

1.    Progression in the Foundation Phase:

  • English First Additional Language as a requirement for progression in the Foundation Phase
  • FAL
  • Progression guidelines against progression requirement

 

2.    Progression in Intermediate Phase

  •  Progression guidelines against progression requirement

 

3.    Promotion in Senior Phase

  • Home language; and
  • Mathematics.

 

It is of utmost importance that primary schoolsstudy the presentation  and submit their comments to Mrs Marion Joseph (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by Friday, 18 August. 

The proposed amendments will also have an impact on special school learners and special schools are specifically requested to submit their input to Mr Tinus du Preez (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by Friday, 18 August.

Download the proposed amendments: pdf Call for Comment: Promotion and Progession. Foundation, Intersen and Senior Phases (772 KB)