Media Statements

Media statement: Equalisers to hand homework to Eastern Cape Education MEC Gade at picket at Eastern Cape Department of Education today Thursday 17 October

17 October 2019 Today, learner members of Equal Education (EE) will picket at the Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDoE) headquarters in Zwelitsha, to remind MEC Fundile Gade of his homework, as the legally binding 2020 deadline of the Norms and Standards for School Infrastructure nears.  The latest National Education Infrastructure Management System (NEIMS) report,

Media statement: Equal Education makes submissions to Supreme Court of Appeal as amicus curiae in Rosina Komape and Others v Minister of Basic Education

28 August 2019 Media statement: Equal Education makes submissions to Supreme Court of Appeal as amicus curiae in Rosina Komape and Others v Minister of Basic Education On Monday 2 September Equal Education will be in the Supreme Court of Appeal, acting as amicus curiae in the appeal against a judgment that dismissed, amongst others,

Joint statement: Education activists make submission to Zondo Commission on fraud and corruption in the delivery of education-related services

7 August 2018 Joint media statement: Education activists make submission to Zondo Commission of Inquiry on fraud and corruption in the delivery of education-related services Equal Education (EE), the Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) and SECTION27, have made a joint submission to the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, highlighting cases of fraud and

Statement: EE in PMB High Court to get apology from KZN Edu Dept and SAPS for violating Constitutional right of EE members to protest #Right2Protest

1 August 2019  Equal Education media statement: Equal Education in Pietermaritzburg High Court tomorrow asking it to declare that KZN Education Department and SAPS violated the Constitutional right of EE members to protest and that they must publicly apologise #Right2Protest  Tomorrow, Friday 2 August, Equal Education (EE) represented by the Equal Education Law Centre (EELC),

Statement: Equal Education applauds focus on early grade reading in the Basic Education 2019/20 budget vote, but is disturbed by Minister Motshekga’s shameless disregard of the school infrastructure law

17 July 2019 Equal Education media statement: Equal Education applauds focus on early grade reading in the Basic Education 2019/20 budget vote, but is disturbed by Minister Motshekga’s shameless disregard of the school infrastructure law Yesterday, Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga delivered her 2019/20 budget vote speech in Parliament. Equal Education (EE) applauds Motshekga for

Statement: SONA 2019 – our crib notes for President Ramaphosa #SONACribNotes

20 June 2019 Equal Education media statement: SONA 2019 – our crib notes for President Cyril Ramaphosa #SONACribNotes We want to assist President Cyril Ramaphosa with keeping his priorities, and the facts, straight as he delivers his State of the Nation Address (SONA) this evening. Here is what he should be saying: “The nomination for

Statement: Equalisers hold swearing-in ceremony for Angie Motshekga outside the Department of Basic Education in Pretoria, to stipulate priorities for her and provincial education MECs

Equal Education media statement: Equalisers hold swearing-in ceremony for Angie Motshekga outside the Department of Basic Education in Pretoria, to stipulate priorities for her and provincial education MECs Today high school-going members of Equal Education (Equalisers), from five provinces, are protesting outside the Department of Basic Education (DBE), to stipulate to Basic Education Minister Angie

Statement: latest annual provincial school infrastructure progress reports are not worth the paper they are written on

12 June 2019 Equal Education media statement: latest annual provincial school infrastructure progress reports are not worth the paper they are written on The latest annual school infrastructure reports again demonstrate that provincial education departments are unwilling to do the work necessary to provide accurate information on the implementation of the Norms and Standards for