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Don’t hold us accountable to our policies: department

The Basic Education Department says their policies for textbook delivery don't have a place in the court room.

Single textbook option slammed

Storm of opposition greets the government’s plan of ?‘one book per subject, per grade, per language’.

Motshekga to challenge textbook ruling

The basic education department will appeal a court ruling despite hundreds of pupils not having all their textbooks months into the school year.

A textbook case for stronger action

The recent Limpopo textbook judgment could have been more helpful on the question of relief for the violation of rights.

Judge says textbooks a political issue

Education activists have been advised to take their concerns on the delivery of textbooks to opposition parties, and not bother the courts.

The state must do textbooks by the book

Have lessons from the 2012 textbook crisis led to reforms that will ensure it can't recur?

Limpopo textbook case should not have reached court, says govt

According to government, Section27's Limpopo textbook case is very close to being resolved and should not even have reached the high court.

Masemola’s leadership was a textbook failure

In a controversial move Dickson Masemola, education minister for Limpopo, has been tipped to take over the province's premiership.

Rural Limpopo sold short on books

Many grade 11 pupils don’t have all their books but teachers have been told not to talk about it.

ANC tears into FNB over ‘political statement’

First National Bank's adverts calling for change in SA has been slammed by the ANC, with its youth league saying the campaign bordered on treason.

Lies, damned lies and advertising

The state should only use public funds to put its view across if the media fails to do so, says Jacques du Preez.

All textbooks deserve attention

The Limpopo saga has led many to lose sight of the larger curriculum picture.

NGO claims some schools still without textbooks

Despite the the basic education department's claim that all textbooks had been delivered to Limpopo schools, Section27 says this is not the case.

Education in crisis: Teaching floored by lack of chairs

Increasing legal cases highlight the department of education's failure to provide basic school infrastructure, Victoria John reports.

EduSolutions boss: We gave Limpopo what it wanted

EduSolutions executive director Moosa Ntimba tells the M& G's Victoria John and Bongani Nkosi why his company is not at fault for the textbook crisis.

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