Some school have around 70 pupils sharing a teacher

JOHANNESBURG - 31,000 teaching posts remain unfilled across South Africa.

This staggering figure comes from Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga,
in her recent response to parliament.

    READ: Over 31,000 teacher posts unfilled

It highlights the country's worrying unemployment crisis, with thousands of qualified graduates sitting at home, unable to find work.

eNCA's Masego Rahlaga spoke to Basic Education Department spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga.

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