Increasing access to education
39 500 bursaries for Initial Teacher Education over the next three years.
• From the beginning of this year, all public schools have begun to offer an African language.
• The Department of Basic Education will also see the implementation of the first National Senior Certificate examination on South African Sign Language, which will be offered to learners at the end of 2018.
• The Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative programme will continue to build modern facilities to schools in rural and underprivileged urban areas across the country, with about 187 schools being complete to date.