Posts Tagged ‘BELA Bill’

BELA Bill passes despite falling short on dropout prevention.

The Zero Dropout Campaign notes the National Council of Province (NCOP) passing the Basic Education Law Amendment (BELA) Bill this morning. Last Thursday, the NCOP made a hurried attempt to pass this Bill, and in the process almost violated its own procedural requirements. “This piece of legislation will have a profound impact on the education […]

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Posted on 14 May 2024 under Press releases.

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Zero Dropout Campaign disappointed by NCOP’s rushed attempt to pass BELA Bill

The Zero Dropout Campaign welcomes the postponement of today’s scheduled vote on the Basic Education Laws Amendment (BELA) Bill. The postponement was due to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) not following its own procedures in yet another attempt to rush this and other crucial pieces of legislation through Parliament to avoid them lapsing when […]

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Posted on 9 May 2024 under Press releases.

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Admitting that there’s a dropout problem is just the first step, Mr President

At the annual Basic Education Sector Lekgotla held recently, President Cyril Ramaphosa raised his concerns about South Africa’s learner dropout rate, which he said was “still unacceptably high”…

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Posted on 26 March 2024 under Press releases.

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