Moseneke pushes civic engagement on education crisis

Former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has urged all members of society to participate in constructive engagement over South Africa's education crisis.

Moseneke is the convenor of the National Education Crisis Forum, a civil society platform which will assist in finding lasting solutions to the country’s education sector.

He explains that the aim of the platform is to talk about the structural crisis in the education system and buy peace at university campuses by talking with various student groups.

Moseneke stresses that is it important for all parties to rebuild trust with students across South Africa and reconstruct education in a way that is inclusive.

He says the ongoing discussion will have to include civil society groups, the state, parents, academia and student groups.

Moseneke highlights the structural issues underpinning our education crisis, namely poverty and inequality.

There is a real systemic crisis in our education.

Dikgang Moseneke, author and former Deputy Chief Justice

The National Education Crisis Forum will host a Higher Education National Crisis Convention from 24-25 February.

Moseneke discussed historical debt, the missing middle and financial exclusion among other issues.

He also briefly talks about the success of his memoir 'My Own Liberator'.

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