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Pupils Speak Out: Rich and poor schools
Pupils Speak Out: Rich and poor schools
An illuminating discussion between two pupils demonstrates that affluent and less well-off schools offer very different experiences.
Pupils Speak Out: Rich schools should share resources with poorer schools
Pupils Speak Out: Rich schools should share resources with poorer schools
Three pupils talk about their experiences of being in school. They each come from different backgrounds and go to schools in different areas.
Pupils Speak Out: Schools need to make us more aware of our privilege
Pupils Speak Out: Schools need to make us more aware of our privilege
A weekly series of articles written by pupils who want to contribute to the debate about South Africa's education system.
Pupils Speak Out: Equal Education office in the Eastern Cape gives us hope
Pupils Speak Out: Equal Education office in the Eastern Cape gives us hope
A Forbes Grant High School pupil is a proud member of Equal Education in the Eastern Cape, but says the school still lacks many basic things.
Pupils Speak Out: 'They called us the 'K' word and told us to go back to the township'
Pupils Speak Out: 'They called us the 'K' word and told us to go back to the township'
Philippi High School pupils give their account of events on March 6, when police with stun grenades repelled them from the WC education department.
Pupils Speak Out: If you can't give us textbooks, give us computers
Pupils Speak Out: If you can't give us textbooks, give us computers
The basic education minister should give pupils textbooks and technology, but in reality there's still a lack of these critical education aids.
Pupils Speak Out: Peer pressure against using protection
Pupils Speak Out: Peer pressure against using protection
Pupils are sometimes pressured by peers to not use protection when sexually active, or even pressurise others to fall pregnant, writes one pupil.
Pupils Speak Out: Unqualified, disinterested teachers debilitate learning
Pupils Speak Out: Unqualified, disinterested teachers debilitate learning
Shortages, unqualified teachers and those giving lessons in areas they don't like are adding to education problems, writes one pupil.
Pupils Speak Out: Not all public schools have the resources that my school has
Pupils Speak Out: Not all public schools have the resources that my school has
A 16-year-old Islamic pupil writes about her school experience, which is different from the average, and how we can go about changing education.
Pupils Speak Out: Don't make pupils walk so far, give them transport
Pupils Speak Out: Don't make pupils walk so far, give them transport
Tax government workers and big business more so there is more money for scholar transport, an Eastern Cape pupil says.
Pupils Speak Out: 'They beat us in a way they would not beat their children'
Pupils Speak Out: 'They beat us in a way they would not beat their children'
Corporal punishment may be illegal, but pupils are subjected to it anyway - leading them to feel ashamed to go to school. One pupil tells their story.
Pupils Speak Out: It's not only pupils at no-fee schools that need feeding schemes
Pupils Speak Out: It's not only pupils at no-fee schools that need feeding schemes
Government intervention is necessary to ensure that all children do not study on hungry stomachs because they are tired and drained.

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