Contractors commissioned by the Department of Infrastructure Development will now enquire directly to the MEC on their payments.
The Gauteng Department of Education says out of a total of 129 759 offers of placement, only 56 844 learners have been placed in various schools. That means 72 347 applications are still pending confirmations by parents.
The Gauteng government has urged mothers and teachers to pay special attention to the girl child by giving them the necessary support to curb the prevalence of teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and human trafficking.
As part of Women’s month, Gauteng department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation will hold a workshop where all aspirant female script writers will be given a chance to improve their craft.