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FEDSAS is the national representative organization for governing bodies, which informs, organizes, mobilizes and develops its members to achieve and uphold the highest recognized international educational standards.
RE-imagine Education

COVID-19 and the impact on education:
During this time of uncertainty we find ourselves in, we are faced with challenges and opportunities.  The Minister of Basic Education made an announcement that resources are available to learners (and parents) to reduce the impact on the 2020 school year.  Please follow the links for a list of resources for Governing Bodies, learners, parents and educators.

For a document with various resources:

For a strategic plan brainstorm discussion document:

The FEDSAS Centre for Technology (and the members of the Centre) are available for further discussion and consultation. Please contact Riaan van der Bergh (Education Technology Manager) at

SA Government approved new communication requirements to fight the COVID-19 virus

In the midst of the COVID-19 tragedy, the spreading of fake news and misinformation regarding this tragedy have raised genuine concerns and often led to unnecessary panic. To reduce risks in this regard, Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams approved new requirements for South African ISPs and website owners. These requirements will support the government’s plan to fight the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. In a government gazette [PDF Link] dated 26 March 2020, the Department of Communications completed interventions regarding the propagation of information in the country. One of these measurements determines that all internet sites operating within .za DNA top-level domain names must have a landing page with a visible link to
The purpose of the new directions is to facilitate the availability and use of digital technologies to combat the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa.

It is recommended to turn to reliable sources for the latest information and guidelines. This will contribute to the dissemination of correct and verified information. In light of this, please visit for official information on this virus in South Africa.

Latest Newsletters

Newsletters are only available to members
  • National Newsletter 62_20 : RCL ELECTIONS AND TRAINING
  • WC Newsletter 5_20
  • National Newsletter 61_20 : Amended 2021 School Calendar Announced
  • National Newsletter 60_20 : World Teachers’ day 5 October 2020 - FEDSAS pays tribute to educators - the stars of nation building
  • National Newsletter 59_20 : Safety measures for schools during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • National Newsletter 58_20 : Amended directions regarding the reopening of schools and new ECD directions
  • National Newsletter 57_20 : SGB FUNCTIONALITY TOOL
  • National Newsletter 56_20 : FEDSAS activities during the COVID-19 lockdown period.
  • Mpumlanga Newsletter 4_2020
  • National Newsletter 55_20 : The phasing out of cheques as a payment method for schools, and some alternatives to consider

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FEDSAS Centre for Technology