Erika Serfontein

Erika Serfontein
North-West University | NWU · Faculty of Law (Potchefstroom Campus)

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In search of embodying values that underpin democracy at school level, the objectives of the article include exploring expectations generated by the constitutional dispensation (Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 108/1996, section 41) and delineating those moulded by the South African Schools Act (84/1996, Preamble). While the latter for...
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In search of embodying values that underpin democracy at school level, the objectives of the article include exploring expectations generated by the constitutional dispensation (Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 108/1996, section 41) and delineating those moulded by the South African Schools Act (84/1996, Preamble). While the latter for...
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This article aims at exploring the nexus between the fundamental rights to life and to a basic education within the ambit of the legal framework created by both the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and the South African Schools Act 84 of 1996. Attention is drawn to the role of the law to order the living world humans live in an th...
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Bearing in mind the previous Gauteng Education MEC’s recent indication that “discipline starts at home”,1 our article focuses on what South African law has contributed during the past 20 years to prompt parents participate accountably with partners in public school education, and how case law has defined parent accountability in this regard. Exampl...
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Die gekompliseerdheid van die reg op lewe word teen die agtergrond van die doelwitte van die Grondwet van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika, naamlik om die lewenskwaliteit van alle lands-burgers te verbeter en om elkeen se potensiaal te bevry, ondersoek. Die doel is om hierdie deurslaggewende reg konseptueel duidelik te verwoord en dit as inklusief van...
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Against the background of the aims as expressed in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, namely to improve the quality of life of all citizens and to free everyone's potential, the perplexities of the right to life is studied. The aim hereof is to conceptually articulate this pivotal right and outline it as inclusive of the entitlement...
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Corruption is a constant global phenomenon, which is becoming more complex and intense as competition for resources increases. It is even more so amongst those living in developing countries, particularly emerging economies such as South Africa. Acts of corruption directly contest the basic principles of South Africa’s Constitution, which aims at e...
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This article examines the role courts and schools can play in preventing the vindication of the individual rights without diminishing the individual rights of others. It begins by exploring the concept of individual educator and learner rights with specific reference to circumstances when tension arises between these rights. This leads to an examin...
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On the one hand, the popularity of education law for postgraduate studies is calling for a reflection on a sound research approach that would complement both the boundaries of the law as substantive discipline and how people experience or view the law. On the other hand, such research requires knowledge of both the law and education. Two types of h...
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OPSOMMING Die Doeltreffendheid van Regsmiddele in Onderwys: 'n Skoolbeheerliggaam se Perspektief Na bykans 'n dekade van grondwetlike regsontwikkeling, word howe steeds versoek om geskille tussen skoolbeheerliggame en hul onderskeie provinsiale onderwysdepartemente by te lê. Alhoewel verskeie redes hiervoor uitgelig kan word, fokus hierdie artikel...
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Through an in-depth analysis of legislation and case law, as important sources of education law, this article casts light on the liabilities School Governing Bodies may incur whilst exercising their statutory functions. Focus is placed on the legislative framework in which school governance occurs as cooperative government not only challenges the m...
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Thesis (Ph.D. (Education))--North-West University, Vaal Triangle Campus, 2007.

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