Are our schools disabled friendly? (4:39 PM, 05/08/2011)
This article raises the possibilities of inclusion in mainstream South African schools for children with disabilities
Hewlett Packard withdraws radio advert (3:36 PM, 02/23/2011)
Complaints to the advertising standards authority about HP's advert that used a person who speaks with difficulty to audibly signify an inferior product have resulted in the withdrawal of the advert and an apology by HP.
Basic Education Minister answers questions about inclusion (3:28 PM, 04/09/2010)
The Minister of Basic Education, Ms A Motshegka, responded to questions posed by the Democratic Alliance about progress in inclusive education.
Bid to make Sign Language an official matric subject (7:00 AM, 08/22/2009)
The KZN department of education has settled out of court, agreeing to endorse the matric certificate of a matric learner who has mounted a legal challenge to force the DoE to recognise Sign Language as an official matric subject
"Inclusive education: The way of the future" (12:38 PM, 07/08/2009)
The 48th Session of the International Conference on Education held in Geneva in November 2008 published its conclusions and recommendations
R9.5bn dedicated to special needs in South Africa (12:05 PM, 07/08/2009)
In December 2008, the South African Treasury announced that R9.5bn would be granted to the development and improvement of education for "special needs children" over the next three years.
South Africa signs the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol (12:57 PM, 07/08/2009)
South Africa is one of 137 countries that has signed and ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol.