The Gauteng MEC for Health, Qedani Mahlangu will tomorrow, 14 January 2015, visit the Nuwe Hoop School in Tshwane as part of the School Readiness Programme to ensure that teaching and learning commences on the first day of school.
This initiative, Bana Pele (Putting Children First), by Gauteng government aims to motivate learners to excel in their studies and to improve access to education in all communities.
Nuwe Hoop is a school for children with special needs. It focuses on children with cerebral palsy, physical disabilities and children with traumatic brain injuries as well as learners with specific barriers to learning.
The staff at the school is made up of teachers, psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, school nurse, general assistants and class facilitators.
The media is invited to attend.
Details are as follows:
Date: 14 January 2015
Venue: Nuwe Hoop School, Cecelia Road, Ashlea Gardens, Pretoria,
For more information please contact:
Head of Communications
Cell: 076 744 8126
Tel: 011 355 3268
SOURCE: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIAL NEWS