Teach indigenous languages - Zuma

2014-10-02 15:24
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Johannesburg - Teaching indigenous languages at schools should be made a priority, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.

"Our children should be proud of our 11 languages and should learn to speak as many as possible," he said at the SA Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) congress in Boksburg, on the East Rand.

"It is up to educators to produce these new South Africans... from the ashes of our tragic past."

He said Sadtu's congress was important because of the critical role the union played in transforming the country.

"With quality education we can move our country forward," he said.

Read more on:    sadtu  |  jacob zuma  |  johannesburg  |  education

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