MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF NAPTOSA REFLECTIONS ON 2020:
A TOUGH, TOUGH YEAR What a year this has been!! – hopefully never to be repeated, although it is clear that a number of the issues will follow us into 2021. In education, 2020 started off as per “normal” – general satisfaction about the matric results, thousands of learners not placed in schools and no end to school violence. While the Corona virus issue in China was on the radar, there was no indication that it would become a world-wide pandemic, spreading like wildfire, also reaching our shores, affecting the whole of society and our education system in ways that no-one could ever envisage. Covid-19 brought with it loads of uncertainty, anxiety, and fears.
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