In many schools across the country, we have discovered deep-seated racism, sexism and all sorts of other prejudices to be present in schools' codes of conduct, in admissions and fee exemptions policies, and in management practices and institutional culture.
Since returning to the Finance Ministry in December, after the firing of Nhlanhla Nene, Gordhan has held the line against individuals linked to President Jacob Zuma, including SAA's Dudu Myeni, current SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane, and the Gupta family.
In a submission to the Joint Constitutional Review Committee, Equal Education and the Equal Education Law Centre recommend amendments to Section 100 of the Constitution. The aim of the proposed amendments is to remedy gaps which may contribute to failures in the implementation and monitoring of a Section 100 intervention, the likes of which have tragically manifested in the case of the Eastern Cape.
Equal Education is astounded that the Eastern Cape Department of Education -- by its own admission - has built a total of three of a planned 24 schools in the 2015/2016 financial year.
Zwelinzima Vavi weighs in on EE's social audit into school safety in the Western Cape and the provincial government's response.
Two months after 2000 EE members handed over findings of our social audit into school safety and sanitation to WCED, EE members still have no response
In a judgment handed down this week, Equal Education has successfully been confirmed as a friend of the court in the matter of Komape v Minister of Basic Education and Others. The judgment dismisses the state's opposition to Equal Education's intervention, affirming the importance of the constitutional issues at stake in this tragic case.