Non-governmental organisation, Equal Education (EE), says that Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has agreed to promulgate minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure.
EE chairperson, Yoliswa Dwane, points out that, "In an out of court settlement ... Minister Motshekga has agreed to promulgate regulations to create binding minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure."
She says that according to the settlement, the norms and standards will be published for public comment by 15 January 2013, and finalised by 15 May 2013.
The regulations will require every school in South Africa to meet a minimum, but acceptable, level of school infrastructure which was conducive to learning and teaching.
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