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REPORT ON LIMPOPO TEXTBOOKS VERIFICATION TEAM TO BE MADE PUBLIC ON 16 JULY 2012

REPORT ON LIMPOPO TEXTBOOKS VERIFICATION TEAM TO BE MADE PUBLIC ON 16 JULY 2012

This afternoon SECTION27 and the Department of Basic Education (DBE) met with Prof Mary Metcalfe to receive a report back on the findings of the independent verification team working in Limpopo for the past two weeks.

Prof Metcalfe presented SECTION27 and the DBE with her draft report. The parties will send their comments on the draft to Prof Metcalfe by 18h00 on Saturday 14 July 2012. Prof Metcalfe will then send the final report to the parties on Sunday and it will be made public during the course of the day on Monday 16 July 2012.

SECTION27 and the DBE would like to thank Prof Metcalfe and her verification team for the time they have put into the verification, and for keeping to their tight deadlines in this
process.

For further information contact:

SECTION27: Mark Heywood on 083 634 8806 or Nikki Stein on 082 528 7232

DBE: Panyaza Lesufi on 083 383 4517

Prof Metcalfe will be out of the country next week and so all queries to her are to be sent by e-mail at Metcalfe.mary11@gmail.com.