COVID-19 | Educators Union of SA vows to shut down schools

Spokesperson for for Educators Union, Kabelo Mahlobongwane speaks on Minister of Basic Education and Training, Angie Motshekga's, announcement that teachers will be vaccinated from 23 June until schools close in July #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The Educators Union of South Africa has warned that it will physically shut down schools if the Education Department doesn't close them.

This is in response to Basic Educations and Training Minister, Angie Motshekga's announcement that schools will remain open.

Schools will remain open. That is the verdict from Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga. She says a blanket approach to closing schools simply will not do. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

Motshekga says that COVID-19 cases will be handled according to the differentiated risk adjustment strategy.

READ: Teachers to be vaccinated from 23 June until schools close

Motshekga also announced that all teachers, regardless of age, will be vaccinated.

The vaccine rollout will begin on 23 June and run until schools close on 8 July.


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