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Too many learners; not enough schools. Here’s what must be done…

10 January 2017 5:27 PM

John Maytham interviews Amanda Rinquest of Equal Education Law Centre that helps people seeking school admission for their kids.

The issue of budgeting is always an easy response to why it’s not doing what the Constitution compels it to do.

Amanda Rinquest, Equal Education Law Centre

If you can’t build more schools; are you employing more teachers?

Amanda Rinquest, Equal Education Law Centre

The issue is not migration.

Amanda Rinquest, Equal Education Law Centre

Tens of thousands of South African scholars cannot find places in schools.

John Maytham interviewed Equal Education Law Centre’s Amanda Rinquest.

Rinquest discussed the issue and what can be done about it.

The Equal Education Law Centre is the legal representative of Equal Education.

It also does education law work for other clients, including people seeking school admission for their children.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

We have way too many primary schools for the number of high schools we have.

Amanda Rinquest, Equal Education Law Centre

There’s not enough planning and responsiveness from the Department.

Amanda Rinquest, Equal Education Law Centre

Teachers will cost less than a brand new school building.

Amanda Rinquest, Equal Education Law Centre

Where there is a political will there is a way.

Amanda Rinquest, Equal Education Law Centre

10 January 2017 5:27 PM