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Statement: More broken promises to fix Eastern Cape schools

5 April 2018 Equal Education statement: More broken promises to fix Eastern Cape schools. Since the beginning of the 2018 school year, Equal Education’s Eastern Cape team has visited 20 schools in King Williams Town, Dimbaza, Mount Coke and Zwelitsha. The conditions are dire. We discovered schools with plain pit latrine toilets, and one at

Statement: EE calls for dismissal of Basic Education Minister and EC Education MEC

26 March 2018 Media statement: Equal Education calls for the dismissal of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and Eastern Cape Education MEC Mandla Makupula Equal Education is dismayed by the statement of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, following the meeting of the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) on 22 March 2018. If South Africans are

STATEMENT: EQUAL EDUCATION REAFFIRMS ITS SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE OF PALESTINE

As part of the 14th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW), Equal Education (EE) reaffirms solidarity with the people of Palestine in their struggle for self-determination, and our commitment to forwarding the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in South Africa. We recognise the militarised occupation of Palestine as one of the starkest and most vicious

STATEMENT: EQUAL EDUCATION SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE COURT CASE THIS WEEK #FixTheNorms

Tomorrow, EE is holding a roundtable discussion on our school infrastructure court case. On Wednesday 14 March and Thursday 15 March, the Bhisho High Court will hear our case to fix the school infrastructure law. EE will be picketing outside the court. We want government to commit to meeting the school infrastructure targets that it

MEDIA STATEMENT ON TODAY’S LIMPOPO SOPA: MVULA TRUST AND THE VIOLATION OF LEARNER’S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS TO BASIC SANITATION

Today Premier Stanley Mathabatha delivers the State of the Province Address (SOPA) for Limpopo. Today, at Mmababada Primary in Limpopo there are no toilets accessible to learners. The 425 learners share four buckets placed around the school. When the buckets fill up, learners relieve themselves elsewhere on the school premises, in the open. “There is

Media alert: EE picket at WC SOPA 2018 #SafeSchools #DayZero

22 February 2018 Equal Education media alert: EE Western Cape picket at SOPA to demand Premier and MECs respond to 2017 #SafeSchools march and produce #DayZero school plans On October 27 2017, 5000 learner members of Equal Education (EE) in the Western Cape marched to Parliament to demand #SafeSchools and safe communities, along with members