Popular DJ, Tbo Touch, is concerned about what South African children are learning in their schools. He recently took to social media to voice his worries and sparked a huge debate about education.
South Africans are worried about the education their children are getting. Despite the Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, claiming that the official results showed a 78.2% pass rate, there are doubts about what kids are learning in schools.
In fact, there is even doubt that so many matriculants actually passed. Briefly.co.za reported that the actual matric pass rate could be as low as 37.6%.
With that said, it's no wonder parents are worried about their children's education. DJ Tbo Touch took to social media to express his own worries, and soon other South Africans joined in a debate over the matter.
Tbo is worried because his son, Ruri, is 9-years-old but does not know about a lot of South Africa's history, like apartheid and doesn't know what slavery is.
Some South Africans were just as upset as Tbo, but others said it is up to the parents to teach them what they want their children to know.
@Zu_Noma - Teach him that which you want him to know!
@na_sibanibani - Dear Black Parents, it is your duty to teach your children about Black Consciousness. Instill values of black power from home. #BlackFirst
@CucciDiamond - Bulk of learning happens outside the classroom. That's why.
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