Minister Madikizela to visit Pioneer School of the Blind in Worcester
Tomorrow, Thursday 10 October 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will visit the Pioneer School of the Blind in Worcester to officially congratulate the school on winning the national road safety debate competition.
Three schools made the Western Cape proud when they performed very well in the Special Needs category of the national schools road safety debate competition in Johannesburg at the end of September. The second win for the province was first place in Special Needs category of the national schools Participatory Educational Techniques (PET) road safety competition. The Rural team won third place in both the debate and the PET competition.
The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) started the national schools road safety debate competition in 2005. The aim is to teach high school learners road safety and make them aware of the dangers on our roads. The learners who participate in the competition also act as road safety ambassadors. In the provincial round of the competition, schools compete for the honour of representing their provinces in the annual national contest.
Minister Madikizela will officially hand over the provincial prize to the school.
Details are as follows:
Date: Thursday, 10 October 2019
Venue: Pioneer School of the Blind, 20 Adderley Street, Worcester
All media are invited to attend. There will be opportunities for interviews and photographs.