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2021

CM02/2021 Delay in the release of the South African School Administration and Management System (SA-SAMS) Version 21.1.0 for the Resulting and Reporting of (GET and FET) Learner Performance
DBE Circular E7
CM01/2021 Implementation of Curriculum Coverage online Reporting Tools for Grades 1 - 12
G04/2021 Revised Subject Weightings for SBA in Grades 1 - 9
National Assessment Circular 1 of 2021: Implementation of the 2021 Assessment Programme in Mainstream and Special Schools across the General Education and Training (GET) Band

Foundation Phase Formal Assessment Tasks
Intermediate Phase Formal Assessment Tasks
Senior Phase Formal Assessment Tasks
G03/2021 Online Teacher Training for Teaching Reading
G02/2021 Implementation of Grade 1 - 9 School-based Assessment and 2021 Assessment Management Plan
G01/2021 Curriculum Recovery Annual Teaching Plans for 2021 (Grades 1 - 9) + ATPs
F06/2021 Revised Subject Weightings for SBA In Grades 10 - 12
DBE Circular S8: Release of revised subject weightings for the FET, Grades 10 - 12
Annexure A: Revised subject weightings for School Based Assessment (SBA) in FET, Grades 10 12
F04/2021 Implementation of the Abridged Version of Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (Caps) Section Four Amendments in Grade 12
DBE Circular S4 of 2021
F03/2021 Grades 10 - 12 Curriculum Management - Term 1 Priorities and Management Plan
F02/2021 Implementation of Grades 10 - 12 Assessment and Assessment Management Plan for 2021
F01/2021 Curriculum Recovery Annual Teaching Plans for 2021 (Grades 10 - 12) + ATPs

2020

F09/2020 Bridging the gap to Grade 12 - a Grade 11 support programme for the December 2020 / January 2021 school vacation period
ETL 1/2020 Status and Retrieval of Digital Devices and Tools issued to Grade 12 learners as part of LTSM package  during 2020
G12/2020 Guidance regarding Implementation of Curriculum Recovery in 2021
G11/2020 Implementation of Occupational Curriculum in Schools of Skill and Piloting of Vocationally Orientated Curriculum in Ordinary Schools
G10/2020 Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge 2021 (AGEC21) for Grade 8 - 12 learners
G08/2020 Revised submission dates for the reports on the utiliz (80 Mb)ation of Gr. R - 9 Workbooks for the 2020 academic year
CM03/2020 Guidelines for continued Teaching and Learning from Home 
F06/2020 Implementation and Quality Assurance of 2020 school-based assessment: Grades 10 - 12
Circular E11 Implementation & QA of 2020 SBA Grades 10 - 12
Annexure A: SBA requirements for Grades 10 - 12 
DBE Circular E14: 2020 SBA requirements of Technical Sciences (Grades 10 - 12) and Physical Sciences (Grade 10)
CM02/2020 Mediation and Distribution of Guidelines on school-based trimming of the Curriculum and the Fundamental Core Content and Skills
DBE Circular S3 of 2020 - Distribution of Teacher Guidelines
Annexure A - Teacher guidelines for the implementation of the revised ATPs
Annexure B - GET Subjects - Minimum Core Content and Skills 
Annexure B - FET Subjects - Minimum Core Content and Skills 
Annexure C - GET - Fundamentals - Teacher Guidelines
Annexure C - FET - Fundamentals - Teacher Guidelines

F04/2020 Grade 12 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Learner Support Materials for 2020 available on ECDoE website
G03/2020 Guidance on the selection of Art Forms in Senior Phase Creative Arts Subject
G02/2020 Implementation of School Based Assessment (SBA) Grades 1 - 9
G01/2020 ECDoE Reading Plan: 2019 - 2023

F03/2020 Implementation of the abridged version of the amended Section 4 Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement

F02/2020  

F01/2020 Implementation of Assessment in Grades 10 - 12 and 2020 Assessment Management Plan
2019
F05/2019 Management of the 2019 Grade 12 School Based Assessment (SBA) Marksheets
CD01/2019 Implementation of the Curriculum Coverage Online Reporting Tools for Grades 1-12
F03/2019 Grade 10 - 12 School Based Assessment, Quarterly Moderation for Schools offering Arts Subjects: Dance Studies, Design Studies, Dramatic Arts, Music and Visual Arts
F02/2019 Intervention Strategy for Visual Arts and Design Studies Grade 10 - 12 Contact Time
F01/2019 Implementation of School Based Assessment (SBA) Grade 10 - 12 and Management Plan: 2019
G06/2019 Notice of the Jolly Phonics Training Programme for Grade 1 teachers
G05/2019 Implementation of Continuing Professional Teacher Development  (CPTD) Curriculum Instruction for all School Based Educators
G02/2019 Guidance on the Selection of Art Forms in Senior Phase Creative Arts Subject
G01/2019 Submission of Reports on the Utilisation of Grade R - 9 Workbooks for the 2019 Academic Year

2018

G06/2018 Career Awareness Week: 29 October - 2 November 2018
F15/2018 Grade 12 Practical Examination Moderation for Schools offering Arts Subjects: Dance, Design, Dramatic Arts, Music and Visual Arts
F14/2018 School Based Assessment and Practical Assessment Task (PAT) Provincial Moderation for Technical Mathematics and Technical Science
F13/2018 School Based Assessment: Last Push Imperatives for Grade 12 Learners
F12/2018 Clarification on the Implementation of the Repeal of the Accounting Proviso following Circular S13 of 2017
F10/2018 2nd Chance Matric Support Programme 2018
G06/2018 Notice of Vacation Training for all Teachers teaching the following Subjects:
  • Technology, Grade 7
  • Social Sciences, Grade 6
  • Mathematics, Grades 4 - 6
  • Natural Sciences and Technology (NST), Grade 5
G05/2018 Notice of Gr R Emergent Numeracy Training
G04/2018 Notice of Training on Languages and Mathematics Learning Programmes (i.e. Lesson Planners and Lesson Trackers) Term 3 and 4 for all Teachers Gr 1 - 9
G03/2018 GET 2017 Common Examinations Analysis of Results and Interventions for Improvement
G02/2018 Participation in National Teaching Awards (NTA) Programme 2018
G01/2018 The ECDoE Continuing Professional Teacher Development (CPTD) Programme Implementation for all School-based Educators
F08/2018 Telematics Broadcast Schedule for Term 2 - 4: 2018
F07/2018 Monitoring of Practical Examinations for Grade 10 Art Subjects in June and November 2018
F06/2018 Prescribed Literature Texts for study in Grade 12 for all Official Languages at Home, First and Second Additional Levels during the period October/November 2018 - May/June 2019
F05/2018 Repeal of the Proviso restricting Accounting to Learners offering Mathematics only
F04/2018

The Splitting of the Accounting Question Paper from one Paper to two Papers and the Provision of a Formula Sheet for Grades 10 - 12

F03/2018 The Splitting of the Business Study Examination Question Paper from one Paper to two Papers for Grades 10 - 12
F02/2018 Implementation of Grade 10 Dramatic Arts CAPS Topic 1: Introduction of Dramatic Arts
F01/2018

Implementation of School Based Assessment (SBA) Grades 10 - 12 and Management Plan: 2018

2017
G03/2017

The ECDOE-NECT Language, Mathematics and Natural Science Teacher Development and Professionalisation Programme and Implementation Plan for Grades 1 - 9

F14/2017 Assessment of Essay Rubric to be distributed and mediated to all Grade12 learners in preparation for the NSC Grade 12 Dramatic Arts written paper 2017
F13/2017 Registration procedures for the issuing of Sibelius software for Music to 14 schools: Grade 10 - 12
F12/2017  
F11/2017 Consessions to learners following the Technical Pathway who enrolled for Grade 10 in 2016
F10/2017 CAPS Orientation roll-out for Grade 12 Technical Mathematics and Technical Science Invitation
F09/2017 Revised Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) for Technical Schools Orientation and Practical Training for Civil Technology Grade 12 + List of teachers
F08/2017 Grade 12 Practical Examination Moderation for schools offering Arts Subjects: Dance, Design, Dramatic Arts, Music and Visual Arts
F07/2017 Centralised SBA Cluster Moderation for Selected Schools offering Arts Subjects: Dance, Design, Dramatic Arts, Music and Visual Arts
F06/2017  
F05/2017 Revised Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) for Technical Schools Orientation and Practical Training for Grade 12 + List of teachers
F04/2017 National Science Week 2017 (NSW - 2017) Incorporating Mathematics and Technology Celebrations: 4 - 12 August 2017
F03/2017 Errata of Afrikaans Home Language and Afrikaans First Additional Language: Grade 12 Poetry Anthologies
F02/2017 FET Languages: Erratum to the use of Oral Marks for both the School-Based Assessment and the Examinations for Grades 10 - 12
F01/2017 Grade 12 Examination Preparation Pack - 2017