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Delaying schooling is illogical

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Sometimes – a lot of the time – I question the ability of government to lead.


21 Jan 2021
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Delaying schooling is illogical

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There is a huge debate going on that has seemingly split the country. It’s a case of damned if we do, damned if we don’t. Welcome to parenting in 2021 if your child attends schools under the jurisdiction of the education department. We start this year with greater confusion as the reopening of schools across the board is delayed. As a parent of a preschooler, I have a goal to enter the education fray for my son in the private sector. I have always found it to be my “sanctuary” from the diktat of the government. Although the school atmosphere...

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