Media Statements

Media alert: Equal Education members will tomorrow present to the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Education Portfolio Committee on the urgent need for the proper implementation of the KZN Learner Transport Policy and for more money to be invested in learner transport

29 August 2022 Media alert: Equal Education members will tomorrow present to the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Education Portfolio Committee on the urgent need for the proper implementation of the KZN Learner Transport Policy and for more money to be invested in learner transport   Tomorrow at 8:30am, Equal Education (EE) members will be at the  KwaZulu-Natal (KZN)

Statement: Equal Education supports tomorrow’s national strike, led by the SA Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), to demand that the government responds to the desperate needs of poor and working class communities!

Equal Education supports tomorrow’s national strike, led by the SA Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), to demand that the government responds to the desperate needs of poor and working class communities!   The members of EE – learners, post-school youths and parents from marginalised communities – are living the social devastation caused by the rising

Media statement: EE and EELC make a written submission on the DBE’s proposed changes to the school infrastructure law, urging it not to scrap the urgency and accountability needed for fixing our schools!

1 August 2022 Media statement: EE and EELC make a written submission on the DBE’s proposed changes to the school infrastructure law, urging it not to scrap the urgency and accountability needed for fixing our schools!  “I want my daughter to get a dignified education as anyone should. The law affects me because I, as

Media statement: Equal Education calls on the KZN Transport Department to prevent learners of Esikhumbuzweni Secondary from having to cross a river to get to school, and on the KZN Education Department to repair the school’s classrooms!

13 July 2022  Media statement: Equal Education calls on the KZN Transport Department to prevent learners of Esikhumbuzweni Secondary from having to cross a river to get to school, and on the KZN Education Department to repair the school’s classrooms! Equal Education KwaZulu-Natal is extremely distressed that learners of Esikhumbuzweni Secondary in Nquthu are often

Media alert: Tomorrow Equal Education Eastern Cape members will be protesting at the ECDoE offices in Zwelitsha, against Minister Motshekga’s proposal to remove #DeadlinesToFixSchools from the infrastructure law

12 July 2022 Media alert: Tomorrow Equal Education Eastern Cape members will be protesting at the ECDoE offices in Zwelitsha, against Minister Motshekga’s proposal to remove #DeadlinesToFixSchools from the infrastructure law At 9am tomorrow, Equal Education (EE) Eastern Cape members will march to the Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDoE) offices in Zwelitsha, against the

Media alert: Equal Education members will be protesting at the Department of Basic Education in Pretoria tomorrow against Minister Motshekga’s proposal to remove #DeadlinesToFixSchools from the infrastructure law

7 July 2022 Media alert: Equal Education members will be protesting at the Department of Basic Education in Pretoria tomorrow against Minister Motshekga’s proposal to remove #DeadlinesToFixSchools from the infrastructure law At 10am tomorrow, Equal Education (EE) Gauteng members will picket at the Department of Basic Education (DBE) in Pretoria, against the drastic and unacceptable

Media alert: Equal Education members will be protesting at Parliament tomorrow against Minister Motshekga’s proposal to remove #DeadlinesToFixSchools from the infrastructure law

29 June 2022 Media alert: Equal Education members will be protesting at Parliament tomorrow against Minister Motshekga’s proposal to remove #DeadlinesToFixSchools from the infrastructure law Tomorrow at 8am, Equal Education (EE) Western Cape members will march to Parliament in Cape Town, against the drastic and unacceptable changes that Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga wants to

EE and EELC joint statement: Minister Motshekga’s proposed new changes to the school infrastructure law will see schools falling apart for many more years, seriously undermining the right to basic education

28 June 2022 EE and EELC joint statement: Minister Motshekga’s proposed new changes to the school infrastructure law will see schools falling apart for many more years, seriously undermining the right to basic education  “Mmuso o paletse ke go fihlelela di deadline tša bona tša 2016 le 2020, lebelela bana ba ekabago ba babedi ba

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