The state said they should not have known that the toilet Michael Komape drowned in was unsafe for use.
Equal Education and pupils frustrated by the long wait for better school infrastructure picketed outside the basic education department's office.
Provincial plans for school infrastructure should be made public to ensure correct needs are met.
Residents are auditing sanitation at schools to ensure the government keeps its promises.
Mpumalanga has replaced 14 substandard rural schools with two state-of-the-art institutions.
NGOs consider using soccer clubs, traditional healers, churches and even shebeens to tell SA about government's plan to fix school infrastructure.
We can overcome education models that still entrench social divisions.
Equal Education activists help rural Eastern Cape school to find its voice and stand up for the right to education.
Young teachers need support so disillusionment does not drive them away from the profession.
With prompting from civil society, judges are reminding the state of its material obligations to schools and pupils.
Priority rescues must be planned for schools where pupils' safety and health are now at risk.
The SA Human Rights Commission and rights activists have called for the eradication of pit latrines at schools after a child died in one this week.
More than 100 pupils have to share a single toilet at over half of the high schools in Tembisa, found nongovernmental organisation Equal Education.
Experts say the government’s claim to a national average of 30 pupils per class distorts the reality.
New infrastructure norms allow far too long to eliminate vast gaps between schools.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has gazetted new norms and standards for school infrastructure but will have 17 years to implement it.
It's literally a case of the blind leading the blind at the crumbling Setotolwane special-needs school.
Helen Zille’s defence of Angie Motshekga relies on straw targets and dodgy logic.
Deputy general secretary of Equal Education Doron Isaacs responds to DA leader Helen Zille's support of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.