*Published by The Sunday Independent on 28 April By Ntsiki Dlulani (Head of Equal Education Western Cape), Chwayita Wenana (Deputy Head of Equal Education Western Cape) and Western Cape Equaliser Vuyo Tswelekile The Constitution asserts various rights: protection of learners from being subjected to corporal punishment; freedom and security of the person, which includes the
27 March 2019 Equal Education media statement: Provincial school infrastructure reports reveal education departments can’t properly plan, meanwhile the 2018 reports are still owed In response to a Promotion of Access to Information (PAIA) request from Equal Education (EE), to get access to the 2018 provincial school infrastructure implementation plans and the provincial school infrastructure
29 November 2018 Media alert: Release of new Gauteng sanitation report Gauteng, as Equal Education members march to MEC Lesufi to claim our campaign victories and demand proper infrastructure maintenance to break cycle of broken toilets Today, Thursday 29 November 2018, Equal Education (EE) members will march to the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) to
20 June Media statement: EE urges KZN Education Department to prioritise finalising of scholar transport policy Equal Education (EE) secured a momentous victory earlier this year when 12 schools in Nquthu, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), were provided with scholar transport. We now continue our call for systemic solutions to address the enormous need for scholar transport in
On Monday 21 May, after the release of the media statement by Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer, Equal Education (EE) received a letter from her office requesting that EE “not engage with any learners in the Western Cape” until a meeting between EE and her office is held. EE is committed to ensuring a
Amazing news, EE has been provisionally approved as a MySchool beneficiary. It is a fantastic means of fundraising. For final approval to become a beneficiary, we need to get at least 200 people to sign up for MySchool cards. Help us reach that target!
Today Western Cape MEC Donald Grant announced that out of 27 schools identified for closure earlier this year, 20 will close and 7 will be kept open.
EE, supported by the Equal Education Law Centre (EELC), has been at the forefront of serious efforts aimed at keeping schools open. Serious research, mobilisation, creative campaigning, preparation of legal action, and careful engagement with the WCED have all been carried out by EE with determination, dedication and discipline.
Please note that Equal Education (EE) is a registered Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) with S18A status, meaning that neither you nor EE pays donations tax on donations, and that donations are deductible from your taxable income. EE is also a registered Non-Profit Organisation. Our registration details are as follows:
Registered S10(1)(cN) and S18A(1)(a) Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) (Exemption Number 930 027 221)
Registered Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) (Registration Number 068-288-NPO)