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