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In 2012, seeking to standardize education nationwide, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) began the three-year rollout of a new curriculum which entailed staggered introduction of new textbooks. Despite the successful rollout in other provinces, in Limpopo the Provincial Government was unable to deliver textbooks to all learners by the start of the 2012 school year.

The NGO Coalition for the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has released a new animated video to be used as a tool to promote ratification of the Optional...

Developed thanks to the collective work of ESCR-Net Members

ESCR-Net’s new Board held its first in-person meeting on 6-7 June, in New York.  Among its discussions and decisions, the Board elected three officers: Francisco Rocael (Consejo...

ESCR-net member, the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), works to promote the effective understanding, monitoring, implementation and realization of economic and social rights in Uganda.  ISER...

ESCR-Net Member, the Legal Resource Center, is representing the Center for Child Law and the school governing bodies of four farm schools in the Eastern Cape, South...

The NGO Coalition for the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has released a new animated video to be used as a tool to promote ratification of the Optional...

Children with learning disabilities are among the most disadvantaged in Malaysia, and many thousands of them find themselves unable to access even basic education. The ...