Spotlight on Bay education

Taverns and illegal dumpsites close to schools are among the issues affecting education in Nelson Mandela Bay.

The issues were highlighted at an education sector stakeholder meeting at the Old Wool Board building in Port Elizabeth yesterday, attended by teachers, politicians and residents.

Nelson Mandela Bay council speaker Jonathan Lawack said the role education played in the city mattered for the future of all residents.

“The mayor [Athol Trollip] wants to reconstruct an overarching vision that encompasses every sector of our society in the city,” he said.

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