Isaac Mashaba
3 minute read
19 Aug 2021
7:40 am

Pupils betrayed by abysmal education system

Isaac Mashaba

Our nation’s future leaders, entrepreneurs, and other contributors to our future economy and the wellbeing of our nation have been betrayed, and educated in failure.

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It is an undisputed fact that since the time of former president Thabo Mbeki, our public education system at all levels has been severely neglected and our pupils abandoned to a point where our public school system is currentlyfollowing in the footsteps of the government, an example of both dysfunction and failure. By implication, our nation’s future leaders, entrepreneurs, and other contributors to our future economy and the wellbeing of our nation have been betrayed, and educated in failure. Across the country, our public schools have suffered the consequences of poor management, a lack of maintenance, and, in some instances,...