Motshekga and Lesufi open SA's first 'green' school

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and Gauteng Educatio MEC Panyaza Lesufi on Wednesday opened South Africa's first 'green' school boasting environmentally friendly amenities.

702's Xolani Gwala spoke to EWN reporter Thando Kubheka about the opening, which took place in Daveyton.

Listen to the interview below:

It has two digital labs, it has smart boards for teachers... designed for paperless classrooms. Pupils have also been given tablets, there's also a well-equipped library.

Thando Kubheka, EWN reporter

The school has solar panels in case of any loadshedding, so these kids won't be affected should loadshedding take place.

Thando Kubheka, EWN reporter

Minister Angie Motshekga says schools such as these are there to elevate education, especially in townships.

Thando Kubheka, EWN reporter

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