#PODCAST - Sending grade 12 and 7 learners back to school defeats the purpose

By Newsbreak Producer, Taresh Harreeparshad - Sending grade 12 learners back to school on the 3rd of August defeats the purpose of closing schools. That's according to education analyst Prof. Labby Ramruthan. He was reacting to the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that schools will close for a month- but grade 12 and 7 learners will return earlier. Prof. Ramruthan explains why he feels the decision is ineffective