Limpopo MEC For Education Is Aware of Dilapidated Magoletsa Secondary

By Theodorah Mawasha 
KGAPANE-The doors of learning have opened after a long school break due to Covid-19. Things might be harder for the pupils of Magoletsa Secondary School in Meidingen village in the Greater Letaba Municipality.
The parents and community fear for the safety of the learners because the school building is dilapidated.
However, Tzaneen voice has it on record that the school will be getting temporary mobile classrooms and desks in the interim, many organizations have called on the Department of Education to intervene.
According to Khutso Mohale, a former learner at the school has engaged with the education Members of the Executive Council (MEC) and the department at large, however, to no avail. “I contacted the MEC on several occasions as a former learner of the school to assist with temporary mobile classrooms. She promised they will start in April 2020 but nothing has happened,” He said.
Meanwhile, a team affiliated with African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL), has also contacted the department. The same promise of reconstruction of schools across the province starting from April 2021 through to 2024 was made.
Tzaneen voice contacted the MEC’s office and they had this to say “We are aware of the problem and we will be starting with the projects to give attention to all 3800 schools. The Department of Public Works will renovate the schools. Circuit managers and districts will visit the schools.”
Furthermore, the department also reiterated that the project was stopped due to lockdown being implemented in March 2020 hence the delay.

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