Cape Town – Robotics and coding will form part of the curriculum at public schools in South Africa to ensure that children can take part in the economy and meet the needs of global markets.
The challenge now for Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is to bring teachers up to speed to impart skills for the 21st century.
Reforming the school curriculum is an essential and long-overdue aspect of ensuring that South Africa keeps up with the changing demands of the local and global labour market.
Many question the relevance of certain subjects, but it is essential to ensure that children have choices and that what they are taught is relevant and gives them an edge in the world…
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