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CUT Faculty of Humanities Hosts 2nd Khotso Nkhatho Public Lecture



CUT Faculty of Humanities Hosts 2nd Khotso Nkhatho Public Lecture

CUT Faculty of Humanities Hosts 2nd Khotso Nkhatho Public Lecture. CUT’s Faculty of Humanities recently hosted the 2nd annual Khotso Nkhatho Public Lecture, focusing on education’s role in transforming society.

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Dean Tribute to Dr. Khotso Nkhatho

Dean Prof. Wendy Setlalentoa highlighted the event’s significance, celebrating Dr. Khotso Nkhatho’s contributions to Sesotho language conservation and development.

Recognizing Dr. Nkatho Legacy

CUT honored Dr. Nkatho with an honorary PhD for his contributions to the radio and television industry and his use of Sesotho in entertainment.

Guest Speaker Insights

Dr. Boitumelo Moreeng, the guest speaker, discussed the topic “A Critical Reflection on the Role of Education in a Transforming Society: A Case of South Africa,” emphasizing the need for education to respond to various societal changes.

Language Performance Concerns

Dr. Moreeng highlighted concerns about language performance, especially in light of recent literacy reports in South Africa. Despite increased access to reading resources, literacy levels have not improved significantly.

Challenges in Education

The speaker also addressed challenges in the education system, questioning the quality of education programs and graduates and the need for universities to be more responsive to societal challenges.


The lecture underscored the critical role of education in societal transformation and the need for continuous improvement in education quality to address the evolving needs of society.

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