#EducationWatch: Let’s pay learners to go to school


Allow me to be creative today instead of appealing for reason, where fear-based governance in the province and in education have shut out the reasoning of leaders and created suffering of the masses.

Ask youth what they need – their general answer is “a job to help the family”. Can the schools offer jobs to them?

Yes, if we consider learning and earning as a way forward to ensure quality education that will cater for everyone’s needs. We’re not too poor to embark on it, but schools will become simultaneous employers of the youth through creative education and skills development.

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