access to basic education

 
Children without documentation are denied their basic rights
Children without documentation are denied their basic rights
South Africa’s Constitution is one of the most inclusive and progressive in the world, a hard fought achievement to be proud of. Under section 29...
Mother-tongue learning lays a better foundation
Mother-tongue learning lays a better foundation
Imagine moving to the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a first-language English speaker and trying to learn French. The experience might be...
​‘The current state of basic education should cause outrage’
​‘The current state of basic education should cause outrage’
The state of the basic education system should have South Africans toyi-toying in the streets, demanding urgent intervention. Even 25 years since...
Review school admissions policies
Review school admissions policies
Because the admission policy and practices of some schools have been in the media for the exclusionary effects they have on black pupils, the...
Graça Machel stands up for girls’ education at Hong Kong summit
Graça Machel stands up for girls’ education at Hong Kong summit
At the Yidan Prize Summit in Hong Kong, former Mozambican education minister and a humanitarian in South Africa, Graça Machel, delivered a keynote...
No school for 600 000 children
No school for 600 000 children
More than 600 000 children with disabilities in South Africa have never been to school.
Rustenburg Girls Junior School allegedly discouraged underprivileged pupil
Rustenburg Girls Junior School allegedly discouraged underprivileged pupil
Parents claim a leaked email thread has shown how Rustenburg Girls Junior School allegedly discouraged an American family from sponsoring an...
Education is for everyone
Education is for everyone
Government officials including Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle and other members of the provincial...
Networks can solve education’s plight
Networks can solve education’s plight
Around the world some 250-million children are unable to attend school and are not learning the skills they need to succeed in life.
Deaf pupils cheer sign of the times
Deaf pupils cheer sign of the times
It was nine years ago that a deaf teenager from Durban took the national and provincial health departments to court, asking for an order that would...
No child should die trying to get to school
No child should die trying to get to school
In most cities in the world, children have to cross dangerous streets to get to school, sometimes even at a risk to their lives.

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