Parents can't be forced to buy stationery from a particular supplier


12 days ago

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Sue Larkan is the founder of learner rights group Tabansi, and organisation that assists parents and pupils with school disputes.

The use of specific suppliers has become a big talking point over the past few years after we've seen severe financial pressures rise due to various economic shifts in South Africa.

Some families are facing difficult financial circumstances and may not be able to afford expensive stationery brands.

Are you legally bound to purchase stationery and toiletries from a specific supplier?

Listen to the full conversation below and get the answers you've been looking for.

If you would like to find out more about the work Tabansi does or need their assistance, you can check out their Facebook page by clicking here.

There's no legal binding on a parent to do that at all... A parent can ask for the stationery list and go buy it wherever they want to.

Sue Larkan, Founder - Tabansi

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