Old classics axed as SA schools embrace Africa

29 November 2015 - 02:01

Greorge Orwell's 'Animal Farm', William Golding's 'Lord of the Flies', Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible' and William Shakespeare's 'Othello' have been given the boot at South African schools. The new setwork list is part of a R1.1-billion plan by the Department of Basic Education to introduce pupils to a broader variety of reading material published in the 11 official languages.

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