Apr/May 2017: Special Education

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MONITOR newsletter      Apr/May 2017            
A monthly newsletter to keep communities informed about what is happening in Parliament

 

 

Special Education

The Department reported that the number of special schools has almost doubled since 2002 from 295 to 464 in 2015. More…

 

 

 

Did you know?
South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to 27.7 % in the first quarter of 2017. This is the highest since September 2003. More…

 

 
 

 

Socio Economic Rights for All

Scholar transport
The Department said learner transport is funded from the equitable share given to provinces, which meant it was not ring-fenced and can be used by provinces as they see fit. More… 

 
 

 

 

Housing

According to the Minister, there are various housing options for everybody, but a free house is for an indigent South African. More…

 

Health

The Health Minister criticised the medical aid system because it makes healthcare a condition of service rather than a right. More…

 
 

 

Legislative Developments

ICC Africa

 

 

The Department of Social Development invites you to comment on the Fund-Raising Amendment Draft Bill 2017. More…

 
 

 

Infographic

 

 

Teenage Pregnancy. More…

 
 

 

 

 

 

 



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