Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo
2 minute read
7 Oct 2021
6:00 am

Salute to all the teachers, we see you, we thank you!

Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo

We believe 'it was their choice' to pursue that career, but it would be ignorant to pretend they have not influenced many lives.

Photo for illustration: iStock

Tuesday was World Teacher’s Day, a time to honour a profession that births other professions. I have deep sentimental feelings for the teaching fraternity, not only because my mother dedicated her life to it, but because today I am able to pen this column and you, the reader, are able to read it through the teachings you were given. We downplay the contribution of teachers because we believe “it was their choice” to pursue that career, but it would be ignorant to pretend they have not influenced many lives. Being a parent, I understand now more than ever the value...