Cape Town – The validity of the Western Cape Education Department’s (WCED) collaboration and donor-funded schools, labelled as “experiments and a commodity-type education” by the opposition, is being challenged in the Western Cape High Court.
Major changes to the Western Cape education law were made in 2016 through the Western Cape Provincial School Education Amendment Act of 2018.
This paved the way for the introduction of two new types of public schools: collaboration and donor-funded (DFSs) schools.
Education advocacy group, Equal Education (EE), has now taken the department to court, arguing that donors and private entities would have significant control over the schools in a way…
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