Wednesday, 28 June, 2017
Dedication of Qunu and Nkalane Schools

Dedication of Qunu and Nkalane Schools

Our children are the rock on which our future will be built.
3 June 1995 – Premier of the Eastern Cape Province; Honourable Ministers; Dr. Venter; Distinguished Guests; Ladies, Gentlemen, and Children:
To be at one’s first school of seventy years ago is a humbling experience. To share in the renewal of its fabric, is an inspiring one.
Our children are the rock on which our future will be built, our greatest asset as a nation. They will be the leaders of our country, the creators of our national wealth, those who care for and protect our people.
But if they are to take on this great responsibility, the rich potential in every child must be developed into the skills and the knowledge that our society needs. Education is the key to that process. It is also a door which opens from every village and city onto our larger society and indeed onto the whole world.

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