MEC for Education and Youth Development in Gauteng Panyaza Lesufi on Tuesday, 20 August, unveiled Technical Secondary School in Katlehong as an engineering school of specialisation: Manufacturing, transportation and logistics.
“We are excited about our partnership with different companies in the private sector, among others they will also support the school with training services and material. Indeed, we would like to thank all our partners for investing in our children,” said MEC Lesufi during the launch.
The MEC also stressed the importance of upgrading the education system of this country.
“If we fail to change the education landscape, we will never succeed on empowering our children with necessary skills to improve our economy,” he said.
Samsung Electronics will take Grade 10-12 learners doing electrical technology to their academy in Midrand for additional training on weekly basis. Learners will be exposed to the latest technology in electronics.
The Mayor of the City Of Ekurhuleni Mzwandile Masina welcomed the opening of the school and expressed his utmost gratitude.
“It gives me great pleasure to stand before you this morning at the launch of an institution that is undebatably going to play a significant role in the development not only of young people in the City of Ekurhuleni, but of the economy that anchors the development of this great City.”