Access to education for non-national children in South Africa

Keep up to date with our Teach-Yourself Series – condensed articles on current and planned changes in South African migration law. Our articles and infographics aim to spread awareness on South Africa’s migration landscape, and our standpoints on the issue. This is a joint initiative between The Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town and Sonke Gender Justice. The first eight topics in this series are: the Refugee Act, the Refugee Amendment Actthe White Paper on International Migration, birth registration of non-national children in South Africa, healthcare access for non-nationals in South Africa, detention and deportation, accessing UIF for non-nationals, and access to education for non-national children in South Africa. For further information about the issues discussed in the series, contact or you can visit

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Accessing Education Non-SA Children