We have developed a culture of blame, instead of a culture of asking what the solutions are.— Dr Robyn Whittaker
Companies, civil organisations, religious groups, retirees, the newly graduated… We all must do our bit to support education, says Head of Stakeholder Engagement at Partners for Possibility Dr Robyn Whittaker.
Whittaker implores all South Africans to support an initiative that improves the quality of our education system.
We have a systemically flawed system, she says. We must work together, with all our might, to save our children’s, and therefore our own, future.
If you want to help; here's a list of organisations that work in education.
John Maytham interviewed Whittaker – listen to the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
Globally, education has moved far beyond governments’ responsibility.— Dr Robyn Whittaker
There’s lots of criticism without people realising the complexities.— Dr Robyn Whittaker
Only about 10% of parents support their own children’s schools.— Dr Robyn Whittaker
Our society has become very negative about education.— Dr Robyn Whittaker