Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[mass noun] historical, derogatory
(In South Africa under apartheid) the official system of education for black South Africans: the protest was against the inequalities of Bantu education
More example sentences
- For decades, blacks had access only to so-called Bantu education, which prepared them mainly for menial jobs.
- If Asmal is allowed to execute his plan he shall have achieved what Bantu education and Verwoerd failed to achieve, namely making Africans drawers of water and hewers of wood.
- Parents, concerned for their children's education, relented, and their children and future generations were subjected for the next 40 years to the debasing and debilitating Bantu education.
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