Annual National Schools Moot Court Competition

National Schools Moot Court Competition

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, in collaboration with the University of Pretoria and the Foundation of Human Rights, annually hosts, the National Schools Moot Court Competition.

The objective of Moot Court Competition is mainly to persuade school children to understand the Constitution and its values and to establish a continuous Human Rights learning programme through education and information. Thus, enhancing respect for the primacy of the Human Rights. The other objective of this competition is to build unity and harmony between the different and diverse sections of the South African Society through the promotion, protection and appreciation of constitutional values. The most key element of this Moot Court competition is to afford the learners in schools an understanding on how the constitution and the law work.

Information Links


  • Adv D Matsebe, Senior State Law Advisor
    Chief Directorate: Constitutional Development, Department of Jutsice and Constitutional Development
    Tel: 012 357 8917, E-mail:
  • Unversity of Pretoria: Petronell Kruger