MEC Debbie Schafer & Professor Aslam Fataar react to presidential address on public schools closure

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday night announced that as the country approaches the coronavirus peak, public schools in South Africa will take a four week break, however matrics and grade 7s will go back sooner. The break comes amidst pressure from educators, parents and unions on the reopening of schools last month and the expected Covid-19 peak.