Steve Biko made a statement: change a persons thinking and you will change his mind. My people perish for lack of education (paraphrased).
- Pray for the return of lost expertise to the educational system because of political agendas and appointments – Proverbs 1:2
- Pray for wisdom in the composition and draft of a new curriculum that truly serves the young generation and not the hidden agendas of politicians.
- Pray for proper and appropriate content in curriculums – Proverbs 1:3
- Pray for hearts to yearn for true wisdom, understanding, justice, integrity and wisdom – Prov 1:3
- Pray for prudence (the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason; skill and good judgment in the use of resources; caution or circumspection as to danger or risk) – Proverbs 1:4
- Pray for the protection of children’s hearts and minds against the onslaughts of the media: propaganda/brainwashing/indoctrination/etc.
- Pray for quality training and equipping of teachers – Proverbs 1:4
- Pray that policy writers will not be blinded by the past, but will be people with extensive knowledge of teaching that will steer the course of young ones rightly – Proverbs 1:5