Category Archives: Disability

Universities to improve access for disabled

Original article on bizcommunity.com | 27 February 2017 The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has invested about R175.6 million to ensure that students and staff with disabilities have improved access to university facilities. The department on Tuesday said the money will be invested in infrastructure, as well as teaching and learning aids for

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South Africa: Policy to Cater for Learners With Disabilities

Original article on allafrica.com |29 November 2016 |By More Matshediso In pursuit of making quality education accessible to all children with disabilities, the Department of Basic Education has started implementing its new policy that it says will allow all children to access equal education. The Department of Basic Education has partnerships with other departments and

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South Africa: Little Progress for Youth With Disabilities

Original article on Human rights watch |20 August 2016 | Government Should Keep Promise to Open School Doors South Africa has made little progress in addressing the discrimination and exclusion faced by children with disabilities when accessing schools, Human Rights Watch and Section 27 said today. South Africa’s national government needs to take urgent action

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