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Raking through Vuwani schools ashes

The Vuwani area resembles a ghost town, filled with scenes of textbook graveyards, charred walls and the remaining skeletons of furniture that once was. Basic Education for All (BEFA) and Section27 visited 22 out of 24 schools damaged or destroyed…

SECTION27 is hiring!

SECTION27 seeks a dynamic and driven candidate to work as an attorney in the organisation’s education team. Passion for social justice, law and education are necessary. Candidates should have at least five years post admission experience. The position is full…

Silence on basic education

SECTION27 is concerned by the deafening silence in respect of basic education in President Zuma’s state of the nation address (SONA) on Thursday 11 February 2016.  Basic education constitutes the largest portion of planned government expenditure at 16.7 percent and…

Educating children with disabilities

SECTION27 legal researcher, Tim Fish Hodgson delivered at presentation at the Disability Conference hosted by the Legal Resource Centre in Kwa-Zulu Natal from 12 – 13 November. Tim outlined some of the work SECTION27 has done in the Umkhanyakude District…

#TextbooksMatter campaign launched

Johannesburg, 9 November 2015 – Two weeks from today, a titanic battle for the future of South African children will finally come to its conclusion at the Bloemfontein Supreme Court of Appeal. On 24 November, SECTION 27 will represent Basic…