By Hendrick Makaneta
The level of school violence in South Africa has now reached alarming proportions. Recent violent confrontations involving learners, particularly in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, have once again highlighted the issue of school safety.
Perhaps we should start by condemning the violence directed at teachers in the strongest possible terms. No teacher deserves to be stabbed by a learner. Such acts only bring pain and misery to society at large. The key question that must be answered by all of us is: What will be the consequences of not successfully addressing these high levels of violence in the terrain of education?
The increasing levels of school violence pose a real threat…
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