Leanne Jansen-Thomas

Joint media statement: Western Cape Education MEC Schäfer must fulfil her responsibility to develop long term solutions to the yearly school admissions crisis, instead of making false claims about Equal Education and Equal Education Law Centre being unwilling to help

28 April 2021 Joint media statement: Western Cape Education MEC Schäfer must fulfil her responsibility to develop long term solutions to the yearly school admissions crisis, instead of making false claims about Equal Education and Equal Education Law Centre being unwilling to help Last week, in a media statement on the school admissions crisis, Western

Statement: EE members are picketing at KZN Edu Dept to demand release of final Learner Transport Policy

22 April 2021 Equal Education media statement: This morning Equal Education members are picketing at the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education (KZNDoE) in Pietermaritzburg to demand the release of the final KwaZulu-Natal Learner Transport Policy Equal Education (EE) learner members and post-school youth members are picketing outside the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education (KZNDoE) in Pietermaritzburg today,

Joint media statement: Education departments are slacking on the court-ordered reporting on the National School Nutrition Programme, while 1.5 million learners are still not receiving meals

21 April 2021   Joint media statement: Education departments are slacking on the court-ordered reporting on the National School Nutrition Programme, while 1.5 million learners are still not receiving meals Over 1.5 million learners are still not being provided with school meals, while some provincial education departments are repeatedly failing to report on whether they are

Joint media statement: Equal Education and Equal Education Law Centre have made a submission on the draft school admissions policy, urging Department of Basic Education to carefully reconsider some of the shortcomings that will have a negative impact on the right to education

29 March 2021 Joint media statement: Equal Education and Equal Education Law Centre have made a submission on the draft school admissions policy, urging Department of Basic Education to carefully reconsider some of the shortcomings that will have a negative impact on the right to education  Equal Education (EE) and the Equal Education Law Centre

Joint media statement: Equal Education and Equal Education Law Centre call for investigations around a learner being forced into a pit latrine to be carefully, quickly and sensitively handled – and demand government move faster to eradicate plain pit latrines at 1 243 Eastern Cape schools

18 March 2021 Joint media statement: Equal Education and Equal Education Law Centre call for investigations around a learner being forced into a pit latrine to be carefully, quickly and sensitively handled – and demand government move faster to eradicate plain pit latrines at 1 243 Eastern Cape schools  Equal Education and the Equal Education

Equal Education post-school youth members media statement: We condemn police brutality at Wits University! Forward to free, quality, equal and decolonised education!

10 March 2021 Equal Education post-school youth members media statement: We condemn police brutality at Wits University! Forward to free, quality, equal and decolonised education!  Equal Education (EE) is saddened by the death of a man at the hands of police today at a protest at Wits University. We strongly condemn police brutality. We stand

Equal Education budget reaction statement: The 2021 budget provides a small amount of relief for education, but overall the cuts are going to hurt schools

25 February 2021 Equal Education budget reaction statement: The 2021 budget provides a small amount of relief for education, but overall the cuts are going to hurt schools   Yesterday, when Finance Minister Tito Mboweni tabled the 2021 budget, there was slightly better news for education than in last year’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS),