Learning to Fly

AUTHOR: Sicelo Kula

PUBLISHER: FunDza Literacy Trust


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Mthobeli is going blind but he is desperate to continue school as he has big dreams for the future. Nthabiseng is the only teacher who can help him. She is one of the few teachers who is specially trained at Phandulwazi High to teach children with disabilities in this ‘inclusive’ school. But some of the staff want her gone. How can Nthabiseng help Mthobeli and others get back to school and enjoy their right to get educated?

This story is available in Afrikaans: Leer om te Vlieg.


This story forms part of our ‘Rights’ project that uses stories to illustrate and bring to life the ‘Bill of Rights’. Find out more about our Constitution and Bill of Rights with our It’s Your Right Handbook and also The rights of people with disabilities to equality, human dignity and education handbook.

14 Responses

  1. Aha! Let’s see

    Daddy A Divine
    9 Aug 2016 at 10:54
  2. Reading the synopsis and it looks interesting!!!

    28 May 2016 at 21:26
  3. Nice book

    26 May 2016 at 06:46

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