South African Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga yesterday announced changes to the South African education system.
The new curriculum Schooling 2025 would replace the highly criticised outcomes based education (OBE) system introduced in 1998. However, OBE would not be completely scrapped but would be modified to improve the performance of school pupils.
The new Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement will replace the existing method, where assessment requirements were mapped onto the achievement of outcomes and assessment standards
To read Angie Motshekga’s full StatementClick Here!
To read more go to Sipho Masombuka and Tebogo Monama’s article in the Sowetan by Clicking Here!
To read more go to the SAPA article on News24 by Clicking Here!
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