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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…

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…

Left in the Dark

LEFT IN THE DARK: Education system is NOT effective for visually impaired learners Blind and partially sighted learners are failed by the education system – not accessing the tools they need such as braille textbooks, trained teachers and many other…

#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…