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Read our lips, we need textbooks, Eastern Cape schools beg ...


Read our lips, we need textbooks, Eastern Cape schools beg department

Lack of textbooks and learning and teaching support material has made some Eastern Cape schools almost unteachable


Cala Community School in Eastern Cape has been appealing to pupils to bring reams of duplicating paper to class so that teachers can photocopy work from textbooks for them.

The 118 grade six pupils don’t have a textbook for social sciences while 125 grade sevens are battling without technology textbooks.

The school is among 44 institutions in the province that have not received any top-up textbooks since January, according to a random survey conducted by the National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of SA (Naptosa)...

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