Teachers need help

2008-06-24 00:00

Like lambs to the slaughter, about half a million pupils will write the new national matric exam for the first time this year. They are the guinea pigs for the Department of Education which wants to see just how big a mess it can create this year.

The real failure, at the end of 2008, is going to be this country’s education system. In the process, sadly, it would have failed the pupils and parents who trusted in it, especially those parents who are hoping that their daughters and sons will be become doctors or engineers.

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