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Private schools not above the law
Private schools not above the law
Over the last two weeks, one of the most prominent private schools in the country, Saint John’s College, has been criticised for merely disciplining and demoting a teacher found guilty of sustained discrimination of black pupils is his classes....
Sins of the father: Parents of expelled pupils go to court
Sins of the father: Parents of expelled pupils go to court
In what could prove to be a landmark case, the Constitutional Court is being asked to rule on how private schools run their business.
Private tertiary education is here to stay
Private tertiary education is here to stay
OPINIONHigher education is a cornerstone of democratic development and, in our historically fractured society, has the power to uplift the...
Boom in low-fee private schools
Boom in low-fee private schools
At the Spark school in the Johannesburg suburb of Bramley, the pupils wear neat khaki shorts and skirts and navy golf shirts but they come from...
Big jump in elite schools' fees
Big jump in elite schools' fees
Parents of pupils attending some of the country’s top former model C and private schools face fee hikes of more than R3 500 and R10 000...
Private schools, two departments and the eThekwini metro are embroiled in rates row
Private schools, two departments and the eThekwini metro are embroiled in rates row
Some Durban private schools will have to hike fees drastically if they are forced to pay the property rates being demanded by the eThekwini...
I owe, I owe, it’s off to (private) school I go
I owe, I owe, it’s off to (private) school I go
Parents of learners attending the country’s top private schools pay high fees for their children’s tuition and boarding, with additional...
The rise of the low-fee private school
The rise of the low-fee private school
Low-fee independent schools are sprouting up in poor areas largely as a result of the government's continued failure to provide an adequate number...
[Video]One-on-one with Mmusi Maimane: Transforming our education system
[Video]One-on-one with Mmusi Maimane: Transforming our education system
The M&G's Victoria John speaks to DA leader Mmusi Maimane about the state of the country's education system and what he would do differently.
Myths and facts about low-fee schools
Myths and facts about low-fee schools
Myths and facts about the low-fee private school sector in South Africa are revealed in new research released this week by the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE)....
Pupils Speak Out: Schools need to make us more aware of our privilege
Pupils Speak Out: Schools need to make us more aware of our privilege
The article you are about to read is part of a weekly series of comment pieces written by South African pupils about the problems they...

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