ANC launches political school named after OR Tambo

2019-04-11 22:15
President Cyril Ramaphosa (AFP)

President Cyril Ramaphosa (AFP)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the ANC political school, named after struggle stalwart Oliver Reginald Tambo, on Thursday.

The school was launched at Gallagher Estate in Midrand, Johannesburg to honour Tambo's contribution to the struggle to liberate South Africa.

"This is a significant step towards the renewal of the ANC. It is consistent with the historical role of the ANC in building its members and leaders to be agents of change. It is only through ethically and intellectually grounded members that the ANC can continue to lead society," chairperson of the school, Kgalema Motlanthe, said. 

Board members of the school include Motlanthe, principal David Masondo, Alison Bengtson, Aubrey Mokadi, Cassel Mathale, Derrick Swartz, Douglas Ramaphosa, Jabulani Sithole, John Pamapallis and Joshua Maluleka. 

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule said the board comprised people who had a strong background in design, curriculum development and the delivery of political education.

Masondo outlined course content, saying the institution would facilitate education on strategic studies, policy and organisational skills.

"Thirteen courses offered will be delivered on different platforms which includes use of information communication technology as well as face-to-face interactions between students and facilitators," said Masondo.

The 13 courses to be offered at the OR Tambo School of Leadership include political economy, developmental state, ANC vision, values and principles, Africa in the global economy, as well as gender and women emancipation. 

"The course content and methods of delivery are designed in such a way that they will be accredited in the medium term," Masondo added.

Read more on:    anc  |  johannesburg  |  politics
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

 
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.