Johannesburg - With Fourth Industrial Revolution in the middle of day-to-day conversations, the Minister of Basic Education announced that curriculum for Coding and Robotics was 100% ready.
According to Minister Angie Motshekga, the department also developed a Coding and Robotics curriculum for Grade R to Grade 3 learners as well as Grade 7s, which will be put in place in January 2020.
During the media briefing ahead of the Budget Vote on Tuesday, Minister Angie Motshekga said the Department has brought Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and connectivity within the reach of teachers and learners by digitising textbooks.
“Work books and textbooks are digitised for easy access. We have digitised approximately 90 percent of high enrolment subjects such as Mathematics, Physical Science, and Accounting as well as 100 percent of workbooks and Graded Readers,” Motshekga said.
Motshekga further added that the design for the Grade 4 to Grade 9 curriculum was at an advanced stage.