Bhavna Ramji
Tuesday, 7 November, 2017
The South African Constitution guarantees everyone the right to a basic education, but the Department of Basic Education estimates that 597,000 children with disabilities (out of 829,000) are out of... Read more
Faranaaz Veriava - @SECTION27news
Tuesday, 14 February, 2017
On the 15 February 2017, a partnership of civil society organisations that have been involved in rights-based struggles for access to a quality basic education will launch a Basic Education Rights... Read more
Kate Paterson - @SECTION27news
Thursday, 18 August, 2016
A mother in Manguzi in northern KwaZulu Natal told SECTION27 of her 17 year old son, Siyabonga Dlamini who has never been to school because he is deaf and has never had the opportunity to learn sign... Read more
Elin Martinez - @Martinez_Elin
Monday, 14 December, 2015
Have you ever heard children telling you they want their education to stop when they reach the end of primary school?I have interviewed hundreds of children in many countries and not a single one of... Read more
Elin Martinez - @Martinez_Elin
Thursday, 21 May, 2015
The World Education Forum, one of the most important and decisive global meetings on education, is taking place in South Korea this week, 15 years after the first global framework of action on six '... Read more
Silomo Khumalo and Tim Fish Hodgson - @SECTION27news
Tuesday, 14 April, 2015
The South African Department of Basic Education has indicated that as many as 489 036 children with disabilities of a school going age are not attending any school at all. The 2013 General Household... Read more