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Hankey Primary School teacher Maurice Walsh who recently retired after teaching for 39 years.
Hankey Primary School teacher Maurice Walsh who recently retired after teaching for 39 years.

AS they say goodbye to their colleagues and pupils at Hankey Primary School, teachers Maurice Walsh and Edith Fortuin are filled with excitement for their new chapter after fulfilling their duties as educators.

Walsh began his career as an educator in January 1981, at Patensie Primary School where he learnt what being a teacher was all about.

“Other teachers laughed at how I did things as a new educator who did not have much experience, but eventually they showed me how it should be done. This is when I learnt the necessary skills that I needed to be an educator,” said Walsh.

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