Education Laws Amendment Bill (B 23B-2005)

1st January 2005

To amend the South African Schools Act, 1996, so as to add new definitions; to clarify the manner in which disciplinary proceedings must be conducted; to provide for a process to establish norms and standards for school funding by means of quintiles; to clarify the charging and payment of school fees; to provide for the right of a learner to participate in all aspects of the programme of a public school; to provide for the disposal of the movable assets of a public school; to amend the Employment of Educators Act, 1998, so as to provide for the refinement of the process of the appointment of educators; to provide for the repeal of laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.