We ask, as the proposed addition of sex education to the curriculum of primary school learners causes a stir in the country
The laboratories were refurbished at a cost of R400,000 each and includes several televisions, and high-speed wi-fi.
The Gauteng department of education has done very well in getting everyone to focus on almost everything other than the real problems confronting the education of their children, writes Frans Cronje.
"We are fully aware that basic education is an emotive issue... We are aware that there are numerous concerns in the sector. Most of these concerns are valid, but some are largely driven by negative sentiments from those who hold the entire public schooling system in utter contempt."
South Africa reacted with shock to the recent death of Lumka Mketwa, a 5-year-old learner at Luna Primary School in Bizana in the Eastern Cape.
Despite being under great public scrutiny, South Africa's education system continues to leave people perplexed.
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