Equity and ‘No Fee’ Schools in South Africa: Challenges and Prospects

@inproceedings{Sayed2012EquityA,
  title={Equity and ‘No Fee’ Schools in South Africa: Challenges and Prospects},
  author={Yusuf Sayed and Shireen Motala},
  year={2012}
}
Despite almost 20 years of democratic governance in South Africa, there is growing evidence that equitable access to quality education remains elusive for the majority of its children. In 2007, the Department of Education declared 40 per cent of schools in the country to be ‘no fee’ schools and, by 2011, 60 per cent of all schools had been designated as such. This article examines the introduction and the effects to date of the no fee schools policy, and assesses the progress of South Africa's… CONTINUE READING

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