Degrading: SA fails its pupils again and again

12 February 2020 - 06:00 By Prega Govender
The damning report found that some schools in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape still had pit latrines and asbestos roofs as well as badly maintained buildings that had never been renovated.
The damning report found that some schools in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape still had pit latrines and asbestos roofs as well as badly maintained buildings that had never been renovated.
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Lobby group Equal Education says civil society has “a collective duty” to focus SA’s attention on the dangerous environments pupils and teachers face every day.

It was reacting to the damning findings of research conducted by Amnesty International into, among other things, the state of infrastructure and sanitation at SA schools.

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