Mpumalanga Budget vote speeches: Education

Bosman Grobler MPL

DA Whip

Note: The following speech was delivered in the Mpumalanga Legislature today by the DA’s Whip, Bosman Grobler MPL, during the budget vote debate on Education.

“Education is the most powerful weapon”

Speech highlights:

  • 12 135 vulnerable children not attending school in Mpumalanga.
  • 13 732 underqualified educators teaching the learners of Mpumalanga.
  • Mpumalanga Department has established a new curriculum support wing which aims to eliminate all learning barriers like dyslexia, ADHD and ADD.
  • No new schools will be built in Mpumalanga this financial year.
  • Numerous plans and targets that was budgeted and planned for in the last financial year has not being achieved.

The full speech can be obtained click here