Is Education Still A Priority?

One of the oldest schools in the country, Moeng College celebrated its 70th anniversary on Friday.  A huge milestone, indeed, and Shashe River Secondary School come Friday will also celebrate its 50th anniversary. The two schools used to be known for being amongst the top performing nationwide.

They seem to be struggling in terms of maintaining good results and the two with the support of alumni are looking into what can be done about the poor academic performance in government schools.

Those who attended the Moeng College anniversary returned pained by the state of the school. Speakers at the ceremony did not mince words when talking about the state of the school. One of the speakers, Letsweletse Garebao, highlighted that some of the challenges faced by the school.

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