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Provincial teaching award for Vaaltyn


NIEU-BETHESDA - Barbara Vaaltyn, principal of Lettie de Klerk Primary School in Nieu-Bethesda, participat­ed in the National Teaching Awards in Johannesbu­rg yesterday (Wednesday 21 September) after she was awarded the first position at district, cluster and finally provincial level.

Principals from all Eastern Cape districts participat­ed at provincial level and Vaaltyn was announced provincial award winner in the category

“Excellence in Primary School Leadership” at a dinner gala last week Thursday.

The National Teaching Awards was launched in 2000 and now enters its twenty-second year of implementa­tion. It is one of the ways in which the Department of Basic Education acknowledg­es the extraordin­ary efforts made by excellent teachers, often in very difficult conditions.

National winners will be announced at a national ceremony hosted by the Minister of Basic Education and addressed by the president of South Africa. vakkennis vir dié belangrike opleiding, sal moeilik vervang word," het Meyer gesê.

 ?? ?? Johan Smit (links voor) met sy finale opleidings­groep.
Johan Smit (links voor) met sy finale opleidings­groep.
 ?? Photo supplied ?? Barbara Vaaltyn.
Photo supplied Barbara Vaaltyn.

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