It has been six years since the national government adopted the Norms and Standards for Public Infrastructure yet, there are pupils who continue to study under immensely difficult conditions.
Lessons under trees, lack of water and electricity, and pit latrines are a reality for many.
“We had to give ourselves the opportunity to celebrate the significant gains since the promulgation of norms and standards, the advocacy of learners, members of Equal Education have made substantial gains for addressing the backlog for school infrastructure,” said Equal Education’s Noncedo Madubedube.
Madubedube said while gains have been made, the Department of Education has missed some of their own deadlines when it comes to infrastructure.
Basic services including electricity access, adequate sanitation, and the elimination of pit latrines, and perimeter fencing are still not available at all schools.
In other news – Cassper Nyovest breaks – The realest n*gga could be your biggest hater
As the day of his #FillUpRoyalBafokeng concert grows closer, Cassper Nyovest has come to appreciate things that he didn’t always before – such as friendship. Frustrated by the pressure and demands that come with planning the event, Cassper shared that this year has given him a deeper insight into friendships.
“This year taught me two things: nothing is personal and how you feel about n*ggas doesn’t mean shit. The realist n*gga around you could be your biggest hater and you won’t even know it,” he wrote on Monday. continue reading