By: Jim Ryan
“I realized that it would be really hard for me to change the system from inside,” she said.
"The South African education system is really bad...it's really behind," Serolong said.
The topic is a divisive one among South African educators, many of whom agree that something must be done to improve the lack of diversity among the professorial ranks. Many would like to see a rise in the number of black educators, mirroring the surge of black officials that have begun working for the South African government since the fall of Apartheid.
Students attend a graduation ceremony at the
University of Free State in South Africa
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