Speech on Education

2199 Words Feb 13th, 2012 9 Pages
Speech on education

Central to our struggle for all these years and central to why we are contesting this election is the struggle to create whole beings. Each time we remind ourselves why we've had a prolonged struggle in our land, we come back to the same answer; that every child, every woman and man in our country, should be given a fair share of a rounded and complete life. At the end of the day when all is said and done, beyond the rhetoric and slogans, we have to ensure that we give every person in our society a fair shot at his or her life. It must be as complete as possible, without the least turbulence and with the most capacity and resources available to develop.
For years we fought for the right to a meaningful education. Since
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On April 27 we will be able to make the loudest call of all, when we vote for the ANC, the party which has been at the forefront of educational struggles in this country, the party which has a concrete plan to change education so that all South Africans can benefit.
IT IS TIME THAT SOMEBODY CLEANED UP THIS MESS. THE NP HAVE HAD THEIR CHANCE AND THEY HAVE FAILED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE. GIVE US THE CHANCE TO PROVIDE THIS COUNTRY WITH EQUAL AND PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION
While they have been unilaterally practising their ABCs on different models for white' schools, we have formulated a plan to transform all sectors of education. How can the Nats expect us to overlook the fact that even if schools in white areas decide to let in black children, the vast majority of black children stay in townships too far away to come to pristine schools with their superior facilities in green tree lined surroundings.
The ANC promises you that you and your children will be able to enjoy the benefits of equal education. We will introduce a single education system that provides ten years of free and compulsory education for all children. Moreover, we must ensure that children, all children, and not just young boys but girls, especially, must have access to education. Affirmative action must transcend all levels of our
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