[LISTEN] Drastic increase in school fees prices expected

Lebogang Montjane, the executive director at the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA), explains school inflation rates are close to 4% higher than general inflation.

CAPE TOWN - Schools fees for 2019 are going up more than the inflation rate, according to a report by the Sunday Times.

Lebogang Montjane, the executive director at the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA), explains school inflation rates are close to 4% higher than general inflation.

ā€œI encourage any family that finds themselves in financial difficulty, like the loss of a job in a household or any other kind of mitigating factor, to immediately go to the school and say they have difficulty with paying fees.ā€

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