Rural schools in SA can produce good exam results too: study shows what’s behind one success story

Despite some bright spots, there is a sense among experts and pundits that rural education needs to be entirely reimagined

25 March 2024 - 21:44 By Chinaza Uleanya

Each weekday, hundreds of thousands of children and teenagers in South Africa’s rural areas (which make up just more than 31% ( of the country’s total area) make the journey to school. It’s often difficult. Poor road networks and a lack of easy access to transport make just getting to and from school a challenge (

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