Anti Afrikaans Lesufi resigns as MEC for education, Gauteng

Die Vryburger

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Anti Afrikaans Lesufi resigns as MEC for education, Gauteng. Photo: Die Vryburger
Anti Afrikaans Lesufi resigns as MEC for education, Gauteng. Photo: Die Vryburger

It appears that the country and specifically Gauteng 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 receive a post from 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 prospects do not look good, and private schools often the only solution.

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