Formal education in correctional services does not only respond to the rehabilitation needs of inmates but is also viewed as a tool that could radically transform society and advance the development of the country.
The MEC for Education in KwaZulu-Natal Mr Kwazi Mshengu will visit Westville Correctional facility to monitor the National Senior Certificate examination as follows:
Date: Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Venue: Westiville Prison, Durban
“We punish inmates by taking their freedom away. But we should maintain their basic human right, such as education because it can be a gateway to social and economic mobility.” remarked MEC Mshengu
Members of the media are invited to cover the event.
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IN KWAZULU-NATAL