South Africa has made significant progress in widening access to education since the end of apartheid. However, the education system is still facing major challenges mirroring the country’s deep socio-economic inequality with learning outcomes varying greatly across and within provinces.
Broken and Unequal: The State of Education In South Africa examines access to quality education for children in South Africa’s school system with a particular focus on the provinces of Gauteng, Eastern Cape and Limpopo looking at schools. The report details some of the key challenges that are hindering the ability of South Africa to comply with its right to education obligations under both its own Constitution and international and regional human rights law.
The Right to Quality Education For All campaign aims to ensure that the historic inequalities in the education system are addressed and every learner in South Africa can enjoy the right to quality education without discrimination.