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SECTION27 presentation to the SANCB

SECTION27 presentation at South African National Council for the Blind Biennial Conference (14-16 October 2015) Silomo Khumalo SLSJ Research Fellow, SECTION27 Introduction Greetings to all present at this prestigious and important South African National Council for the Blind Biennial Conference….

SCA to hear textbooks case

Supreme Court of Appeal to hear Limpopo textbooks case in November Johannesburg, 18 October 2015 – The appeal in the Limpopo textbooks case will be heard by the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Tuesday 24 November 2015. The…

SECTION27 urges KZNDoE to take action on disabled school reports

SECTION27 notes with concern media reports this week containing allegations about the living conditions and treatment of children with disabilities at Sisizakele Special School in the Umkhanyakude District of rural northern KwaZulu-Natal. Quoting teachers and learners at the school, the…

SECTION27 supports Equal Education

Johannesburg, 1 April 2015 -SECTION27 supports Equal Education’s three days protests in three cities demanding the release of the Department of Basic Education’s provincial plans for the Norms and Standards for School Infrastructure We call on the Department of Basic Education…

Submission: disabled learners’ rights

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that was established to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by States parties has called on civil society organisations all over the world…