A step in the right direction

The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Douglas Letsholathebe told Parliament on Thursday that all learners and teachers will receive laptops beginning of next term (third term).

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.

The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.

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