Fighting To Learn


Fighting to Learn…
A Legal Resource for Realising the Right to Education
1st Edition 2015

Published by Legal Resources Centre
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Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2001
P O Box 9495, Johannesburg, 2001, South Africa

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Fighting to Learn… follows Ready to Learn? (published in 2013), and is the second publication in the series.

The annexes referred to in the court proceedings in this publication are too lengthy to include here, but readers may obtain them via the Legal Resources Centre (

Information in this book may be freely copied and distributed. The publishers request that the book be referenced appropriately when used either in whole or in part.

Production Co-ordination: Design for development Copy Editor: Liz Sparg
Proof Reader: Liz Sparg
Photographs: LRC, Mail and Guardian, Daily Dispatch

Comments on this book may be emailed to: Simone Sonn (

ISBN 978-0-620-64403-7

The authors and publisher have made every e ort to obtain permission for and to acknowledge and reference the use of copyright and academic material throughout this manual. This work represents contributed material from various stakeholders, expert contributors, and community organisations. Should any infringement of copyright or referencing error have occurred, please contact the editor, and every effort will be made to rectify omissions or errors in the event of a reprint or new editions.