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Thabile Mange, by e-mail | 2013-02-19 00:14:47.0
Basic Education minister Angie Motshekga. File photo
Image by: Daniel Born

Teaching in South Africa is a thankless job. Teachers earn peanuts and oversee big classes, yet they are expected to perform miracles.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is intending to implement a system to monitor teachers' attendance.

Has she asked why teacher s might be staying away from school?

Is she prepared to deal with the root problems rather than the symptoms?

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