Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says that the department is considering expanding the online schools application system to other grades.
Panyaza said that almost 230 000 parents in the province made use of online application system for Grades 1 and 8.
Lesufi says expanding the system to other grades will help the department assess the areas where there is a high demand for schools and placing and make the necessary contingency plans.
The online registration has managed to give use the appropriate numbers now and we feel we can expand it to other grades.— Panyaza Lesufi, Gauteng Education MEC
We know which schools are chock-a-block and we know which schools are empty.— Panyaza Lesufi, Gauteng Education MEC
Lesufi says online submissions for the 2018 academic year will be open until 12 June.
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