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25 September 2018

Private school in Khayelitsha takes on the fourth industrial revolution

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

While there’s a lot of information about the fourth industrial revolution and the advances in the digital world, I am sceptical about what this means for Africa and, in particular, the girl child on this continent. If the future is one of technological advancement beyond our wildest dream, then I want the African girl child to be part of that future.

A few months ago, I was discussing the state of South Africa’s education system with like-minded friends. Our discussion was about the state of literacy amongst primary school children and I found myself reflecting on the generational effect of a poor education system.

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Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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