Apartheid education better than today? South Africans demand change

Apartheid education better than today? South Africans demand change

Social media user, @African_Spring, shared a controversial tweet regarding the standard of education in the country and tweeps echoed her sentiments.

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The tweet in question highlighted the 50% pass mark under the apartheid government whereas the bar has been set much lower today.

Many agreed and criticised the policies as well, with user, @Sekwekwene1, stating the policy doesn’t affect politicians as their children are sent to white schools.

Another tweep, @SonjaZA4me, questioned why our government feels the need to implement policies which failed in other countries.

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A concerning response was shared by user, @mullicar, who allegedly taught a class of B. Ed graduates who were unable to spell, read or write constructively.

Briefly.co.za gathered that some of the comments made were from various role players, including teachers.

User, @andiswankwents2, questioned why classrooms are so overcrowded currently. It is alleged that even teachers unions aren’t receiving acceptable feedback when issues are raised.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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