Can education rescue the Northern Cape child?


Sowetan-dialogue-ad March-2015 articleClick image for more information about the discussion.

How can parents, teachers and community leaders work together to protect children’s right to education, particularly in impoverished communities wracked by protest, such as the Northern Cape town of Kuruman?

Join Brand South Africa at the next Sowetan Dialgue on Wednesday 16 March in Galeshwe, Kimberley for this important discussion, facilitated by RTS FM talk show host Zandisile Luphahla.

Speakers will include:

Lebogang Motlhaping, MEC for the Northern Cape Department of Sports, Arts and Culture
Dr Tshegofatso Gopane, provincial chair of the Northern Cape chapter of the Black Management Forum
Professor Yunus Ballim, vice-chancellor of Sol Plaatje University
Sabata-Mpho Mokae, author and young achiever
Dr Albertus J Malgas, clinical psychologist

Attendance is free. To secure a seat, SMS the keyword DIALOGUES with your surname to 48470. SMSs are charged at R1.50 each, and free minutes do not apply. Bookings close on Monday 16 March at 12 noon.

The details:

Date: 18 March 2015
Time: 18h00 for 18h30
Venue: Mayibuye Multipurpose Centre, Hulana Street, Galeshewe, Kimberley

The event is hosted by the Sowetan Dialogues in partnership with Play Your Part and the Northern Cape Arts and Culture Council.