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Private schools, two departments and the eThekwini metro are embroiled in rates row
Private schools, two departments and the eThekwini metro are embroiled in rates row
Some Durban private schools will have to hike fees drastically if they are forced to pay the property rates being demanded by the eThekwini...
I owe, I owe, it’s off to (private) school I go
I owe, I owe, it’s off to (private) school I go
Parents of learners attending the country’s top private schools pay high fees for their children’s tuition and boarding, with additional...
Prestige and mistrust in public education drives more parents to private schools
Prestige and mistrust in public education drives more parents to private schools
South Africa’s super-rich and middleclass...
The rise of the low-fee private school
The rise of the low-fee private school
Low-fee independent schools are sprouting up in poor areas largely as a result of the government's continued failure to provide an adequate number...
[Video]One-on-one with Mmusi Maimane: Transforming our education system
[Video]One-on-one with Mmusi Maimane: Transforming our education system
The M&G's Victoria John speaks to DA leader Mmusi Maimane about the state of the country's education system and what he would do differently.
Myths and facts about low-fee schools
Myths and facts about low-fee schools
Myths and facts about the low-fee private school sector in South Africa are revealed in new research released this week by the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE)....
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
The article you are about to read is part of a weekly series of comment pieces written by South African pupils about the problems they...
Collaboration can solve school woes
Collaboration can solve school woes
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Private schools and the issue of gender discrimination
Private schools and the issue of gender discrimination
The privatisation of education exacerbates gender discrimination, according to a brief presented to the United Nations by 13 nongovernmental...
Privatisation of schools vs the public good
Privatisation of schools vs the public good
Public education has developed over more than a century to become a core part of the work of governments, especially because it is very much a part...
Swaziland’s gateway to the world
Swaziland’s gateway to the world
I zigzag up a steep hill to get to Waterford Kamhlaba, the historic school located just outside Mbabane, the small but bustling capital of...
Private schools to be probed for alleged subsidy abuse
Private schools to be probed for alleged subsidy abuse
"In total, there are 14 schools that have been referred to the South African Police Service as a result of the Fivaz forensic audit that...

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