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Education Law - LCP4809

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in Afrikaans,English
Pre-requisite: CSL2601, ADL2601, FUR2601 & LME3701 (LME3701 - not applicable to 98680 for 4th level students, but ONLY for 2018)
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 and ILW1501
Purpose: The purpose of this module is for students to gain a well-rounded, systematic knowledge base, when analysing and evaluating legislation, case law, policy and practical situation pertaining to education law in South Africa. The content of the module conscientizes students on the challenges facing the state with regards to the provision of basic education and social injustice that sometimes pervaded education in South Africa. Students are required to critically examine the role of race, religion, language choice of instruction, access to and the provision of quality education, or any other disadvantages that affects the right of learners to basic education. The module thus requires students continually think of new and innovative ways to remedy social injustice thus empowering them to become lawyers who accept their responsibility towards the realization of a just society based on constitutional democracy with in the world legal order. Students accredited with this module can enter legal practice or related fields and implement the principles of education law.