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The Minister of Basic Education Mrs Angie Motshekga will host the first Round Table discussions on National Education Evaluation and Development Unit (NEEDU) National Report on Schools that Work. The round table will be held on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 at the Sanlam Auditorium at University of Pretoria in Pretoria under the theme “What good performing schools are doing right: Identifying and prioritising effective practices to get our learners out of the low achievement trap.’’
The programme of the round table discussion will include both plenary and four breakaway sessions or commissions, each focusing on a specific topic. Each breakaway session will be facilitated by an expert who will be identified ahead of time based on their good understanding of the basic education landscape.
Members of the media are invited to the Round Table discussions as follows:
Date: Tuesday, 11 July 2017
Venue: University of Pretoria, Sanlam Auditorium, Lynnwood Road, Hatfield, Pretoria
Enquiries: Elijah Mhlanga: 083 580 8275
Troy Martens: 079 899 3070
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION
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