Friday, September 1, 2017, marks the beginning of the new school year.

back to school

2.2 million pupils will begin the new school year today. About 163 thousand of these pupils are entering grade 1 and will take their first steps in the school system. 123 500 pupils will enter grade 12 and this is for them the last year of school. 180 thousand teachers at all levels of education will join the children.

Let us pray that this year will be a year of blessing and wisdom for all the children in the education system.