Towards Quality as an Equity Imperative

Workbook Development, Supply, Utilisation and Quality in the Republic of South Africa
  • Rachel Outhred
  • Carol Nuga Deliwe
  • Catherine Stubberfield
  • Adrian Beavis
  • Jenny Wilkinson
  • Martin Murphy


Improving access to education, globally, has been a key success of the Education for All movement, with an additional 50 million children enrolled in schooling since 2000 in sub-Saharan Africa alone (UNESCO, 2012, p. 123). However, increased enrolments can lead to further strains on education systems that are already resourceconstrained. With that said, the access/quality nexus does not necessarily impede equity outcomes, as many countries have achieved improved learning for primary school pupils while simultaneously increasing enrolments (UNESCO, 2012, p. 123).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachel Outhred
    • 1
  • Carol Nuga Deliwe
    • 2
  • Catherine Stubberfield
    • 3
  • Adrian Beavis
    • 4
  • Jenny Wilkinson
    • 5
  • Martin Murphy
    • 6
  1. 1.Oxford Policy ManagementUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Department of Basic Education, the Republic of South AfricaSouth Africa
  3. 3.United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesSudan
  4. 4.Australian Council for Educational ResearchAustralia
  5. 5.Australian Council for Educational ResearchAustralia
  6. 6.Australian Council for Educational ResearchAustralia

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