Eusebius Opinion: St John's principal and SGB should be ashamed of themselves

CapeTalk/702's Eusebius Mckaiser reflects on 702 host Bongani Bingwa's conversation with the principal of St John's College, Paul Edey on Thursday's afternoon drive show.

McKaiser says it is absolutely disgusting that Paul Edey has allowed a teacher who had been found guilty of misconduct (in an internal hearing) for racist remarks he made to black, Indian and Greek students.

[LISTEN] Bongani lambastes St John's College principal over racist teacher

Paul Edey should be ashamed of himself.... the school governing body should be ashamed of how they are showing lack of leadership - It is absolutely appalling.

Eusebius McKaiser, 702 preseneter

According to reports, geography teacher Keith Arlow allegedly told a black learner who received high marks in a test "You disappointed the blacks by getting a good mark".

He also said to black learners in his class that the only reason they were getting good marks is because they sat next to white learners.

He told a black scholarship learner who got a good mark "Well done, you've started thinking like a white boy".

Read also: Xolani Gwala weighs in on St John's racist teacher and principals response

To hear the rest of this conversation, listen below:


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