Textbooks are essential when there's no culture of reading and teachers lack content knowledge.
Publishers are out of pocket because the Eastern Cape education department flouted procurement rules.
Readers voice their opinion on Qur'an rules, textbooks and statues.
It’s not just a lump of paper and ink, but a curated and researched stake in your future.
The basic education minister should give pupils textbooks and technology, but in reality there's still a lack of these critical education aids.
Publishers bemoan the impossibly tight deadlines imposed by the education department, which compromises academic quality.
Expecting every pupil to receive a textbook isn’t prima-donna behaviour: universal access is vital.
Storm of opposition greets the government’s plan of ?‘one book per subject, per grade, per language’.
Ways to create cheaper learning materials are being probed, but there are stumbling blocks.
A presentation at the South African Education Research Association 2014 conference finds that history textbooks misrepresent Nelson Mandela.
The DA has expressed shock over Medium Term Strategic Framework figures, which show that only 61% of pupils have access to required textbooks.
The judiciary is quite right to be reluctant to tell government in its judgments what to do or what not to do.
The basic education department will appeal a court ruling despite hundreds of pupils not having all their textbooks months into the school year.
The recent Limpopo textbook judgment could have been more helpful on the question of relief for the violation of rights.
An SAHRC report indicates most provincial education departments do not know how many schools or pupils they have in the province.
The Pretoria high court has ruled that government violated the right to basic education by failing to deliver textbooks to all Limpopo schoolchildren.
Basic Education for All has asked for a court order to force Limpopo education authorities to deliver all textbooks to the schools by June 6.
According to government, Section27's Limpopo textbook case is very close to being resolved and should not even have reached the high court.
Limpopo's education department has expressed disappointment with "false claims" that undelivered textbooks were found in a warehouse in Fetakgomo.