District 9 Class Of 2017 Aims High
The Gauteng Department of Education Johannesburg East District says they are hopeful that the Grade12 class of 2017 will obtain better results following their successful winter classes at Grootvlei camp, outside Tshwane.
Matriculants from Ivory Park, Sandton, Highlands North and Alexandra attended a two weeks winter programme for extra lessons. Giving his closing remarks at the camp District 9 director Mnyamezeli Ndevu says they are aiming for 100% pass rate in Alexandra schools and nothing less.
The learners received words of wisdom from motivational speakers including young professionals whom are accountants, pilots and engineers.One of the professionals Cathrine Mathe from Tikonta Foundation says their role is to give learners moral support and guide them on to how to apply for bursaries and NSFAS to study at universities.