Quality and equal education; together with coordinated opportunities for skills training and development are essential for responding to poverty among the youth.
Equal Education stands in solidarity with learners, students and teachers facing unequal education in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
The EELC won a court order compelling security for five Manenberg schools. Two days later the SA Police Service presented a safety & security plan.
President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his 6th SONA today. It will be interesting to take stock of the key promises he has made on the delivery of education since he became President. We hope the President will address some of the following issues: corruption and the lack of capacity in provinces; schools built from mud and other inappropriate materials; retention of learners and teacher knowledge and training.
Evidence will be heard from, among others, Joel Bregman from the Social Justice Coalition (SJC), Zackie Achmat from Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU), former head of Crime Research and Statistics for SAPS Dr Chris de Kock and senior leadership from SAPS Khayelitsha
A step towards improving safety and justice in Khayelitsha and beyond: A joint press statement issued by the Social Justice Coalition, the Treatment Action Campaign, Ndifuna Ukwazi, Equal Education and the Triangle Project
The death of a grade R learner who fell into a pit latrine at his Limpopo school was entirely avoidable. We call on government to act now!