EDITORIAL | Well done, Motshekga, for not making pupils pay for your sins

It was the right decision to keep the October break. Now basic education needs to focus on the real problems

29 August 2021 - 18:48 By sunday times daily

Scrapping the October school holidays would not have been the solution to the magnitude of problems the department of basic education needs to address.

On Sunday, basic education minister Angie Motshekga confirmed that after a meeting with the nine education MECs on Friday, it was decided the holidays would not be used to “to claw back lost time”...

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