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Joint media statement: Civil society calls for key changes to BELA Bill, as Parliament considers the biggest amendments to basic education laws in the past decade

15 June 2022 Joint media statement: Civil society calls for key changes to BELA Bill, as Parliament considers the biggest amendments to basic education laws in the past decade  Today, Equal Education (EE), Equal Education Law Centre (EELC), SECTION27, Centre for Child Law (CCL), Children’s Institute (CI), and Legal Resources Centre (LRC), will be making

Media statement: New Western Cape Education MEC must build relationships with school communities to understand and address education challenges, including schools being unsafe

17 May 2022 Equal Education media statement: New Western Cape Education MEC must build relationships with school communities to understand and address education challenges, including schools being unsafe As David Maynier officially starts his new role as Western Cape Education MEC, Equal Education (EE) urges him to prioritise being in conversation with school communities, the

Media statement: Equal Education 4th national Congress

2 May 2022 Media statement: Equal Education 4th national Congress  Yesterday, delegates at the Equal Education (EE) 4th national Congress elected new members to represent them on our movement’s National Council (board). Noncedo Madubedube will be leading our movement for another three years as General Secretary, while Tebogo Tsesane has been elected as our new

Media statement: The national budget provides a small amount of relief for education for 2022, but a lot more is needed to show that government is prioritising the fixing of our schools! #Budget2022

24 February 2022 Equal Education media statement: The national budget provides a small amount of relief for education for 2022, but a lot more is needed to show that government is prioritising the fixing of our schools! #Budget2022 While Treasury has given more money for our schools than we expected for 2022, in 2023 and

Media statement: Equal Education calls on National Treasury to stop cuts to the basic education budget, so that all learners can return to school safely!

22 February 2022 Media statement: Equal Education calls on National Treasury to stop cuts to the basic education budget, so that all learners can return to school safely! When Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana delivers his first budget speech tomorrow, 23 February 2022, he must ensure that enough money is given to education. Equal Education (EE)

Media statement: Equal Education and EE Law Centre welcome the full-time return to classrooms, as we continue to push the government to show more urgency in fixing our schools!

1 February 2022 Media statement: Equal Education and EE Law Centre welcome the full-time return to classrooms, as we continue to push the government to show more urgency in fixing our schools! Equal Education (EE) and the Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) welcome Cabinet’s decision to return all learners to classrooms full-time, which we have

Media statement: On today’s anniversary of the Norms and Standards for Public School Infrastructure, our research on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools shows that education departments need to understand and identify overcrowding better

29 November 2021 Equal Education media statement: On today’s anniversary of the Norms and Standards for Public School Infrastructure, our research on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools shows that education departments need to understand and identify overcrowding better  #NoSpaceForUS #FixOurSchools Today, Monday 29 November 2021, is the eighth anniversary of when Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga

Media statement: Launch of Equal Education #NoSpaceForUs campaign and release of our research report on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools #NoSpaceForUs #FixOurSchools

27 November 2021 Media statement: Launch of Equal Education #NoSpaceForUs campaign and release of our research report on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools  #NoSpaceForUs #FixOurSchools Today Equal Education (EE) is launching our #NoSpaceForUs campaign on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools. The campaign is rooted in research that EE conducted, between September 2019 and June 2020, in nine