SECTION27’s submission on the Draft Regulations Relating to Minimum Uniform Norms and Standards for Public School Infrastructure

SECTION27 has just finalised its submission to the Department of Basic Education on the Draft Regulations Relating to Minimum Uniform Norms and Standards for Public School Infrastructure. Attached is a copy of our submission.

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SECTION27 Calls for Emergency Intervention to Address School Infrastructure in Limpopo

The Constitution says:

“Everyone has the right to a basic education.”

Every child the right to dignity and to be protected from neglect and or degradation.

In January 2013 SECTION27, acting on behalf of the parents, the School Governing Body (SGB) and community and the Chief of Madobi village wrote to the Department of Basic National (DBE) and the Limpopo Department of Education (LDE) to request action to address the shocking state of infrastructure at Jaji Secondary School in Vhembe district. This was necessary because the school has been complaining about dilapidated buildings and shortage of classrooms since 2005, but nothing has been done.

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