Learners across all the provinces are officially back for the 2023 school year but load shedding poses a challenge.
Africa Melane interviews David Maynier, Western Cape MEC for education.
FILE: Western Cape Education MEC David Maynier. Picture: @DavidMaynier/Twitter
Load shedding is a major challenge for South Africa’s education system with teachers forced to adapt their methods.
The Western Cape Education Department is focussing on energy resilience so schools can cope with routine stage six load shedding.
I regularly approve schools’ requests to add infrastructure including solar panels and various solutions that would provide more energy resilience.
David Maynier, Western Cape MEC for…