The Western Cape Education Department says it will fund initial COVID-19 sanitation needs of schools.
Thereafter schools must plan for and budget ongoing hygiene and safety costs from norms and standards funding or own sources.
The Provincial Education Department briefed the Standing Committee on Education in Cape Town via a virtual meeting,
on the norms and standards of funding for schools in the province.
Schools have been closed for the past two months amid the pandemic.
Teachers have returned to work, while its expected that Grade 7 and 12 learns will go back next week.
The Chief Director of Financial Management at the Department, Erna Veldman presented the briefing: "We are also on top of norms and standards providing schools with the full sanitation needs and this is currently at a very advanced stage in terms of delivery in our readiness for learners returning to school on Monday as per the phased approach." "https://scontent-jnb1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/p526x296/100785391_3206218642763831_7875726937069453312_o.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_sid=110474&_nc_ohc=asUZE5-e6k4AX9h4LAQ&_nc_ht=scontent-jnb1-1.xx&_nc_tp=6&oh=2382aed208a54364de761fd63f97a5fc&oe=5EF49C2C"
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