Equal Education

Equal Education's Campaign Is Fulfilling A Significant Role

Equal Education's Campaign Is Fulfilling A Significant Role
Friday, 8 July 2016

Zwelinzima Vavi weighs in on EE's social audit into school safety in the Western Cape and the provincial government's response.

Equal Education Demands Safe Schools for Poor and Working Class Learners in the Western Cape

Equal Education Demands Safe Schools for Poor and Working Class Learners in the Western Cape
Thursday, 30 June 2016

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

Equal Education successfully admitted as amicus in Komape v Minister of Basic Education and Others

Equal Education successfully admitted as amicus in Komape v Minister of Basic Education and Others
Thursday, 23 June 2016

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.

Teaching and Learning Summit 2016

Monday, 23 May 2016

Equal Education is hosting a National Summit on Teaching and Learning to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the 1976 Soweto Uprisings

Equal Education to host Teaching and Learning Summit from the 17th to 18th June 2016

Equal Education to host Teaching and Learning Summit from the 17th to 18th June 2016
Tuesday, 14 June 2016

On Friday 17 June and Saturday 18 June 2016, Equal Education is convening a national Teaching and Learning Summit in Johannesburg. The summit is in commemoration of the 40 year anniversary of the 1976 student uprisings, and it is themed "40 Years Since '76, The Struggle for Quality Education Continues"

EQUAL EDUCATION MAKES A SUBMISSION TO SAHRC ON THE RIGHTS TO EDUCATION AND TO PROTEST: CONTENDS THE STATE NEEDS TO BE RESPONSIVE AND MUST REVERSE SYSTEMIC INEQUALITY, AND THAT THE UNLAWFUL STIFLING OF PEACEFUL ORGANISING MUST END

EQUAL EDUCATION MAKES A SUBMISSION TO SAHRC ON THE RIGHTS TO EDUCATION AND TO PROTEST: CONTENDS THE STATE NEEDS TO BE RESPONSIVE AND MUST REVERSE SYSTEMIC INEQUALITY, AND THAT THE UNLAWFUL STIFLING OF PEACEFUL ORGANISING MUST END
Monday, 13 June 2016

On Monday, 13 June 2016, at the request of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), Equal Education (EE) will be making submissions to the SAHRC's national investigative hearing on the right to basic education and the right to protest

EQUAL EDUCATION WELCOMES THE "JOBS FOR CASH" REPORT FROM THE MINISTERIAL TASK TEAM.

EQUAL EDUCATION WELCOMES THE
Thursday, 26 May 2016

Equal Education welcomes the belated release of the report of the Ministerial Task Team (MTT) appointed by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to investigate allegations into the selling of teacher posts by members of teachers' unions and provincial education department officials (the MTT Jobs-for-Cash report). The Department of Basic Education (DBE) is to be applauded for releasing the report in the face of acute resistance, and avoiding attempts to sanitise the findings of the report.

Equal Education welcomes Constitutional Court judgement on FEDSAS case - Feeder Zones based solely on geography have limited lifespan

Equal Education welcomes Constitutional Court judgement on FEDSAS case - Feeder Zones based solely on geography have limited lifespan
Friday, 20 May 2016

Today, the Constitutional Court handed down judgment in CCT 209/15 FEDSAS v MEC for Education, Gauteng and Another.EE welcomes the judgment of the Court, delivered by the formidable Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke. In line with this judgment, the default feeder zone regime to which EE has objected will have a limited lifespan -- opening the door for more equitable access to education that does not simply perpetuate race and class privilege along apartheid geographical lines.