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Security at schools is not the community’s responsibility

It is unrealistic to expect vulnerable people to ensure that nearby schools aren’t vandalised or robbed

Private schools come to Soweto

Two independent schools in Soweto remove the need for a long commute to a high-quality education

Nairobi’s poorer parents are choosing private over free primary schools

Low cost private schools were described as being high quality, with harder-working teachers. Public schools were described as corrupt.

Private schools not above the law

The Constitution rules against discrimination and for the protection of children at all schools

Sins of the father: Parents of expelled pupils go to court

Independent schools do not have a duty to provide a basic education as provided for in the Constitution. Or do they?

Private tertiary education is here to stay

The sector has a pivotal role to play in meeting the work demands of a rapidly changing world.

Boom in low-fee private schools

The rapidly expanding middle class wants a better education for their children.

Big jump in elite schools’ fees

The reasons behind the hikes are rising costs and the need to maintain buildings and standards

Private schools, two departments and the eThekwini metro are embroiled in rates row

If the eThekwini municipality has its way, 18 independent schools in its jurisdiction will have to increase their fees.

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