Don't prescribe only one textbook for every South African child

Reasons for signing

See why other supporters are signing, why this petition is important to them, and share your reason for signing (this will mean a lot to the starter of the petition).

Thanks for adding your voice.

David Muller
3 years ago
Without good education noone learns how to live

Thanks for adding your voice.

Janice Squire
5 years ago
Children need a broad education if they are to compete in the modern world. Access to books is vital.

Thanks for adding your voice.

Desiree Halse
5 years ago
How do you cater for diversity by limiting access to variety?

Thanks for adding your voice.

Tanya Smith
5 years ago
True education cannot be attained by learning only one version of a set subject. Yeah, it'll pass the kids and all that jazz, but it does not truly teach them anything...

Thanks for adding your voice.

Boipelo Matlhare
5 years ago
education is your key

Thanks for adding your voice.

Ngaka Kekana
5 years ago
Some learners will finish grade12 before they are actually there if materials are not diverse.

Thanks for adding your voice.

Ann Garrett
5 years ago
Millions of rands are being spent on books that are unsuitable. Let educators decide on books that are appropriate for the learners that they teach and engage with. Provide books for the different multiple intelligences and learning styles and for children....particularly those with special needs.

Thanks for adding your voice.

Jacki Steffen
5 years ago
Children, schools and teachers are different and have different needs and learning styles. Insisting everyone used the same text book sends like something that happens in dictatorships and communist countries. Offering everyone exactly the same view of education covers a narrow spectrum of skills and knowledge, sucking all creativity and imagination out of the classroom. Who would Hey to choose it anyway? The same people who choose the DBE books? I hope not.

Thanks for adding your voice.

Tanya Smith
5 years ago
I am signing because I agree that one size does not fit all. Kids have SOOOO many different ways of learning, that limiting it to one single method is going to do more harm than good, and will ultimately make our failure percentage higher

Thanks for adding your voice.

SALLY Mills
5 years ago
As an educator I know one book does not suit the needs of different children.