The Minister for Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, celebrated World Teachers Day with the world community this week and paid tribute to South African teachers.
The Minister reflected on the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic has posed since the last Time has taken years, including closing schools and adapting to new teaching and learning methods.
“Despite all the daily challenges you face, you have moved on. They have become our hope to produce and use future leaders. They are mothers of all professions, from whose hands every country is built, ”she said in a statement.
Palesa Tyobeka, c Chair of the Education Sector Committee of the National Commission of Unesco SA, praises teachers, who show courage and work for the well-being of the students.
“This time of the Covid-19 pandemic was very difficult for teachers from all over the world. We as parents and the community and education departments around the world have always recognized and recognized the importance of teachers in the world, “said Tyobeka.
She said the organization recognizes that Need to support teachers and equip them with the necessary skills to teach in the new conditions of the pandemic.
“You have shown us that you are capable to stretch. You taught our children online, you gave them parcels to do at home, and for that we say thank you, “she said.
Tyobeka promised solidarity with Basic and Higher education, training departments and unions to ensure the well-being of all teachers across the country.