It’s time to open schools to safeguard children’s future

Learning gaps and a reduced curriculum will have serious consequences for youngsters

09 January 2022 - 00:05 By Sunday Times

Another year of disrupted learning begins on Wednesday for pupils in the five inland provinces,   their counterparts at the coast following a week later.

In spite of loosened Covid regulations, schools are still hamstrung by social distancing requirements. That means the country is heading into a third year in which the quality of education is being undermined by the pandemic...

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