Gauteng Education MEC, who is known for his blatant racial attacks on African speaking schools, their language and admission policies, resigned

It appears that the country and specifically the Transvaal have been spared from further problems in the education sector with the resignation of Panyaza Lesufi as the MEC of education.

His term was characterized by blatant attacks on Afrikaans-speaking schools and their language and admissions policies. Educators say the province is much better off with its departure.

Political analysts ask whether he will not receive a post at Ramaphosa after the election.

Education in South Africa’s public schools is in a bad position, and a very strong and well-qualified team is needed to tackle education, but the prospects do not look good and therefore private schools are the only viable solution .

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Lefusi acknowledges that black schools are not up to scratch in SA in terms of standard of education, expertize and discipline compared to White schools – No wonder white schools are being flooded by children coming from informal settlements

In his efforts to justify the Department of Education’s interference regarding school placements, the MEC for Education in Gauteng, Panyasa Lefusi made one big blunder without realizing it. His words: ‘The days are over when our people are excluded from quality schools due to language or culture.

”Who enroll their children in white schools and why? It is a well-known fact that black schools’ standard of education, expertize and discipline not up to standard as those of white schools.

Panyasa can hardly be thanked for the generous but seemingly ill-considered comment.

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