Organisation: Department of Basic Education
The objective of this report is to record progress that has been made at national and provincial level in expanding the implementation of the Policy on Inclusive Education in the period 2013 to March 2015. Furthermore, it is to track progress on selected systemic priorities as outlined in the National Inclusive Education Strategy developed in 2011 that has been guiding provincial implementation of priorities. The report also highlights models of good practice at provincial level and areas of need for additional resources. Finally the report makes recommendations on Norms and Standards as well as amendments required to ensure that South Africa meets its obligations in terms of the Millennium Development Goals and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the implementation of an inclusive education system at all levels.