subsidies

Subsidies for Independent Schools

An independent school can apply and be considered for a state subsidy. A school must have been registered for a year before it qualifies to receive a subsidy. The awarding of a subsidy is contingent on the s...
bullying

Policy on Bullying in Independent Schools

Bullying of any nature in public and independent schools is prohibited in the South African Schools Act (1996) and its subsequent amendments, and is a breach of learners’ constitutional rights. Bullying also...
pension-provident

Pension Scheme and Provident Fund

ISASA provides both a Pension Scheme and Provident Fund to its member schools. These funds are voluntary and schools can elect to join either fund, or retain their own retirement savings fund. The ISASA Funds a...
new-school

Establishing a New Independent School

The South African Constitution permits anyone to establish, at his or her own expense, private educational institutions. These institutions may not discriminate on the basis of race and must offer education of ...