In 2018, the Gauteng education department claimed the number one spot in matric results. Celebrations abounded. Were the results worth celebrating? One particular issue was dominant among critics: inequality.
The MEC for education in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi, compares the education in the province to a four-legged table made up of unequal-sized legs and, as he says, “the table will topple — eventually”.