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HOW MANY MORE PUPILS WILL BE HURT OR KILLED AS THEY ATTEMPT TO REACH SCHOOL?

*Published by City Press Last month alone, seven pupils died and 21 more were injured as they made their way to and from public schools in KwaZulu-Natal. Fifteen of those learners are from Ngwane High in Nquthu – a school that the KwaZulu-Natal Education Department admits qualifies for government-subsidised scholar transport. However, the department is

MEDIA STATEMENT FROM EQUAL EDUCATION MEMBERS AT THANDOKHULU HIGH SCHOOL

This statement is issued by the learners of Thandokhulu High School, in Mowbray, Western Cape. It is being distributed by Equal Education on their behalf. A school is meant to be a place of safety for learners. The reported incidents of sexual harassment and corporal punishment by a teacher at Thandokhulu High School has left

MEDIA STATEMENT: KZN MEC EMBARRASSED, CALLS POLICE TO DISPERSE LAWFUL GATHERING

KZN EDUCATION MEC AND SECURITY OFFICIALS EMBARRASSED BY EE MEMBERS PEACEFULLY CALLING FOR SCHOLAR TRANSPORT, CALL POLICE TO DISPERSE LAWFUL GATHERING Yesterday Equal Education (EE) attempted to hold a picket and a screening of our new film Long Walk to School outside the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Education Department offices in Pietermaritzburg. Our demand of the Department

EE HOLDS PROVINCIAL POLITICAL SCHOOLS (EE NATIONAL TEACH-INS)

This month, Equal Education (EE) will be holding national teach-ins (political schools) for EE members from the Eastern Cape, the Western Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo. The theme of this year’s teach-ins is “Workers’ and Students Unite! From the Class Struggle to the Classroom”. The national teach-ins, similar to any educational seminar on an issue