basic right to 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...
​‘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...
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...
​Home education – is it a possible solution?
​Home education – is it a possible solution?
There’s a scrimmage of 40 Grade 1 learners in front of their new class. They bundle in and sit on their chairs. There is good discipline in the...
​Class of 2016’s mixed bag of results
​Class of 2016’s mixed bag of results
COMMENT’Tis the season of the numbers … Every January South Africa puts on its diagnostic hat and interrogates the matric results to...
[Video]Pupil transport: How far would you walk to get an education?
[Video]Pupil transport: How far would you walk to get an education?
The M&G visited Nquthu, in Kwa-Zulu Natal, where we documented the plight of learners in the area, revealing their daily struggle to get to school.
Incompletely me
Incompletely me
It was when I was 15 that I remember completely disowning something African for the first time.
'Mud schools' wait on state response
'Mud schools' wait on state response
Seven "mud schools" in the rural Eastern Cape might have to wait until next year before their legal application to improve their infrastructure is...

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