School bags line the wall of a classroom. South Africa's maths and science education has been ranked last in the world in a recent World Economic Forum report.
KLIPSPRUIT - Teachers union Sadtu says Klipspruit West Secondary School in Johannesburg will be rendered dysfunctional by further delays in appointing a principal.
The union says a black female principal was appointed on merit.
Some members of the community are demanding the appointment of a coloured principal.
Protesters now say they’re unhappy about a flawed process and not the race of the principal.
Government has deployed a senior district official to ensure that teaching continues at the school.
The newly-appointed principal has told officials that she doesn’t feel safe.