ISASA Policy Unit Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The ISASA Policy Unit receives frequent queries from member schools on matters ranging from the registration of independent schools to expulsions of learners and curriculum issues. In response to these queries,...

Enrolment Contract for Schools

ISASA has developed a pro forma document that member schools can use as the basis for their enrolment or admissions contract with parents. The document has been drawn up to comply with recent legislation such a...

Refusal of Admission

It is important to distinguish between fair and unfair discrimination in school admission policies. The South African Constitution prohibits unfair discrimination. Clause 29(3) of the Constitution states that e...

Exclusion of Learners

Exclusions from an independent school fall into the two broad areas of: Exclusion on grounds of contravention of the rules contained in the school’s Code of Conduct. Exclusion on the grounds that the co...