Furniture Required by 1 April 2017

In 2014, the LRC brought a case, Madzodzo v Minister for Basic Education¸ before the High Court in Mthatha, which required the Eastern Cape Department of Education to conduct a furniture audit of all schools in the Eastern Cape. The Madodzo judgment held that the right to basic education was infringed where basic school furniture…

When education funding relies on ID documents

The LRC are in the process of building a case to challenge the Eastern Cape Department of Education’s policy of only considering the number of children with identification numbers at a school when deciding how much funding to give. This leads to schools which have many children without ID being significantly underfunded. Phakamisa Senior Secondary…