Centre for Education Rights and Transformation at UJ

 
Anger tears Pretoria East school apart
Anger tears Pretoria East school apart
Tempers at a Pretoria East school have reached boiling point and parents have taken legal action against the school's management and the provincial...
Foreigners marginalised by policy
Foreigners marginalised by policy
For refugees hoping to access South African universities, funding and deportation remain ­formidable barriers. This emerged at last weekend's...
A lesson in sexual tolerance
A lesson in sexual tolerance
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) learners often feel isolated and depressed because of how their schools handle different...
The burden of being 'illegal'
The burden of being 'illegal'
'Principals deliberately make it difficult for refugee or migrant children to be admitted to their schools. I have heard of this happening so many...
Refugees 'barred' from schooling
Refugees 'barred' from schooling
Many refugee Somali parents are not sending their children to South Africa's public schools because they are intimidated by the official processes...
Lifting the veil on migrants and myths
Lifting the veil on migrants and myths
In 1999 Yaguine Koita (15) and Fode Tounkara (16) from Guinea were found dead in the landing gear of a plane in Belgium. In the one's pocket was a...
'Union lords', not idealists, running show at Sadtu
'Union lords', not idealists, running show at Sadtu
'Little union lords" are running the South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu), having long ago defeated the education idealists who were...

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