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Right to basic education, Vuwani

This article first appeared on The Daily Maverick All photos by SECTION27. If you had asked most South Africans a fortnight ago where Vuwani was, smart money would be on very few knowing. It is a testament to the heartbreaking chaos…

SCA rules that #TextbooksMatter

STATEMENT: The Supreme Court of Appeal rules that #TextbooksMatter Johannesburg, 2 December 2015 – This morning (Tuesday 2 December 2015) a full bench of the Supreme Court of Appeal delivered a beautiful, globally significant judgment.

The Textbooks Case

In April 2014, SECTION27, representing Basic Education for All (BEFA) made an application to the High Court in Pretoria to force the State to deliver outstanding textbooks to schools in Limpopo. At the time, the Limpopo Department of Education short-delivered…