Additional grades to receive e- learning tablets.

 The Premier of the Northern Cape, Dr Zamani Saul during last his state of the province address in the 6th administration announced that learners in grades 10 and 11 will also become beneficiaries of e-learning tablets, which will be pre-loaded with educational material. The handing out of these tablets is expected to be effective with the commencement of the new academic term. Premier Saul in his address said that the expansion of the programme is aimed to prepare a greater corps of learners for the future through technology which will not only be accessible to pupils at school but also in the comfort of their homes. Grade 12 learners were previously the only beneficiaries of this programme. In 2023 a total of 12 thousand tablets were issued to matriculants across the province while the total of educators has improved from 9 - thousand- two- hundred to 10 - thousand across the province, which according to Saul will assist to improve the quality of public education.

Journalist: Rene Julies
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