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Maths, science and dodging bullets – the life of a SA teacher?


Maths, science and dodging bullets – the life of a SA teacher?

A veteran KZN teacher is shot as he tries to stop a gang that raided his school and robbed its teachers


As Grade 6 teacher Khetha Ntuli lies in hospital after being shot at school during a robbery on Wednesday, all he thinks about are ways to improve the country’s education system.

“I have been a teacher for many years. There are a lot of programmes, if given the opportunity, I would like to create to help pupils. The problem is, we are not being given opportunities to lay down all our ideas as elder teachers,” Ntuli told Times Select in hospital on Thursday.

Ntuli sustained two gunshot wounds to the abdomen after he tried to stop armed men who had robbed teachers in the staff room at Buhlebethu Public Primary School in Inanda, south of Durban, on Wednesday. He was hospitalised and is in a stable condition...

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