Equal Education

EQUAL EDUCATION MARCHES WEARING MASKS OF MINISTER MOTSHEKGA'S FACE

Thursday, 18 October 2012 5 comments

Today Equal Education (EE) marched for minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure in Kraaifontein. During the march EE wore masks of Minister Motshekga's face to draw attention to her failure to set the regulations. The march was held in the lead up to EE's court case against Minister Motshekga which will be held on 20 November 2012 in the Bisho High Court, Eastern Cape.

EQUAL EDUCATION WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT BY MEC GRANT THAT CERTAIN WESTERN CAPE SCHOOLS TO REMAIN OPEN

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 9 comments

Today Western Cape MEC Donald Grant announced that out of 27 schools identified for closure earlier this year, 20 will close and 7 will be kept open.

EE, supported by the Equal Education Law Centre (EELC), has been at the forefront of serious efforts aimed at keeping schools open. Serious research, mobilisation, creative campaigning, preparation of legal action, and careful engagement with the WCED have all been carried out by EE with determination, dedication and discipline.

FIX OUR SCHOOLS: CAMP

Monday, 15 October 2012 12 comments

Equal Education will continue its campaign for minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure next month in the Bisho High Court in the Eastern Cape. The court case will start on 20 November 2012.

Fix Our Schools: CAMP will run from 18 - 22 November, in Bhisho. The camp will operate not only as a protest, but also as a space where organisers are trained and educated in activist techniques, and actively participate and organising and mobilisation.

INAPPROPRIATE FOR DBE TO BUY ADVERTISING SPACE TO ATTACK CIVIL SOCIETY AND MISLEAD PUBLIC

Monday, 15 October 2012 25 comments

Equal Education condemns the Department of Basic Education's (DBE) buying advertising - reported at an estimated R900,000 - to defend itself, attack civil society organisation SECTION27, and mislead the public.

EQUAL EDUCATION MARCHES WEARING MASKS OF MINISTER MOTSHEKGA'S FACE

Thursday, 18 October 2012 15 comments

Today Equal Education (EE) marched for minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure in Kraaifontein. During the march EE wore masks of Minister Motshekga's face to draw attention to her failure to set the regulations. The march was held in the lead up to EE's court case against Minister Motshekga which will be held on 20 November 2012 in the Bisho High Court, Eastern Cape.

"After attending a parent workshop I realised how important it is to ask my daughter about how her day at school was. I also now regulatry attend parent teacher meetings."

Mrs Dlamini (55),

Sowetho, Gauteng

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