Equal Education

NOTES FOR NHLANHLA: 15 WAYS TO PAY FOR DECENT SCHOOLS

NOTES FOR NHLANHLA: 15 WAYS TO PAY FOR DECENT SCHOOLS
Sunday, 22 February 2015

Read our new report, released two days before Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene's Budget Speech: Norms and standards for school infrastructure are affordable if government collects sufficient revenue and does not waste it.

NO TO POLITICAL INTIMIDATION. NO TO CORRUPTION. WE CALL ON ORGANISATIONS NOT TO MARCH AGAINST TAC IN BLOEMFONTEIN

NO TO POLITICAL INTIMIDATION. NO TO CORRUPTION.

WE CALL ON ORGANISATIONS NOT TO MARCH AGAINST TAC IN BLOEMFONTEIN
Thursday, 19 February 2015

Joint Press Statement by Equal Education, Social Justice Coalition and Ndifuna Ukwazi: We condemn the plan to march tomorrow, 20 February, to the offices of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in Bloemfontein, by the ANC Youth League (ANCYL), the ANC Women's League (ANCWL), the National Association of People Living with AIDS (NAPWA) in the Free State, and the Men's Sector of the Free State Provincial AIDS Council.

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT BY EE AND EELC ON KZN SCHOLAR TRANSPORT CRISIS

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT BY EE AND EELC ON KZN SCHOLAR TRANSPORT CRISIS
Wednesday, 18 February 2015

In Nquthu, KwaZulu-Natal thousands of learners walk long and dangerous routes to school each morning. Despite having the greatest need for scholar transport in the country, the KZN government spends less than almost any other province.

EE Statement on State of the Nation Address 2015

EE Statement on State of the Nation Address 2015
Thursday, 12 February 2015

Equal Education (EE) expresses its strongest possible concern at the events that took place surrounding last night's State of the Nation Address (SONA).

EE'S EXPECTATIONS FOR THE 2015 STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

EE'S EXPECTATIONS FOR THE 2015 STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS
Thursday, 12 February 2015

President Jacob Zuma will be giving his 7th State of the Nation address on 12 February. This is also the second SONA under the national assembly that was constituted last year after elections. As Equal Education we are hoping that the President will address the following important issues: The implementation of the Minimum Uniform Norms and Standards for School Infrastructure; the schooling system's poor learning outcomes; the problem of youth unemployment and failure of the Youth Wage Subsidy.

Equal Education Condemns Discriminatory Statements Towards Jewish Students by SRC of Durban University of Technology.

Equal Education Condemns Discriminatory Statements Towards Jewish Students by SRC of Durban University of Technology.
Tuesday, 10 February 2015

The Students Representative Council of the Durban University of Technology has apparently taken a "decision" that "Jewish students, especially those who do not support the Palestinian struggle, should deregister". As a human rights movement, one which fully supports Palestinian liberation from Israeli occupation and Apartheid, EE condemns this disgraceful anti-semitism.

EQUAL EDUCATION TO PICKET THE PUBLIC INVESTMENT CORPORATION (PIC) TUESDAY 10 FEBRUARY AT 11AM, TO DEMAND THAT IT DIVESTS FROM CURRO HOLDINGS

EQUAL EDUCATION TO PICKET THE PUBLIC INVESTMENT CORPORATION (PIC) TUESDAY 10 FEBRUARY AT 11AM,  TO DEMAND THAT IT DIVESTS FROM CURRO HOLDINGS
Sunday, 8 February 2015

Equal Education (EE) will be picketing the Public investment Corporation (PIC) to demand that there be an end to state-sponsored financial support of racial and economic segregation in our schools. EE will demand that the entirely state-owned PIC divest itself from Curro Holdings.

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT: EE, PSAM AND EELC WELCOME RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL TREASURY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CONDITIONAL GRANT FOR LEARNER TRANSPORT

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT: EE, PSAM AND EELC WELCOME RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL TREASURY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CONDITIONAL GRANT FOR LEARNER TRANSPORT
Wednesday, 4 February 2015

EE, PSAM AND EELC WELCOME RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL TREASURY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CONDITIONAL GRANT FOR LEARNER TRANSPORT