Media Statements

Media statement: Equal Education 4th national Congress

2 May 2022 Media statement: Equal Education 4th national Congress  Yesterday, delegates at the Equal Education (EE) 4th national Congress elected new members to represent them on our movement’s National Council (board). Noncedo Madubedube will be leading our movement for another three years as General Secretary, while Tebogo Tsesane has been elected as our new

Media statement: The national budget provides a small amount of relief for education for 2022, but a lot more is needed to show that government is prioritising the fixing of our schools! #Budget2022

24 February 2022 Equal Education media statement: The national budget provides a small amount of relief for education for 2022, but a lot more is needed to show that government is prioritising the fixing of our schools! #Budget2022 While Treasury has given more money for our schools than we expected for 2022, in 2023 and

Media statement: Equal Education calls on National Treasury to stop cuts to the basic education budget, so that all learners can return to school safely!

22 February 2022 Media statement: Equal Education calls on National Treasury to stop cuts to the basic education budget, so that all learners can return to school safely! When Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana delivers his first budget speech tomorrow, 23 February 2022, he must ensure that enough money is given to education. Equal Education (EE)

Media statement: Equal Education and EE Law Centre welcome the full-time return to classrooms, as we continue to push the government to show more urgency in fixing our schools!

1 February 2022 Media statement: Equal Education and EE Law Centre welcome the full-time return to classrooms, as we continue to push the government to show more urgency in fixing our schools! Equal Education (EE) and the Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) welcome Cabinet’s decision to return all learners to classrooms full-time, which we have

Media statement: On today’s anniversary of the Norms and Standards for Public School Infrastructure, our research on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools shows that education departments need to understand and identify overcrowding better

29 November 2021 Equal Education media statement: On today’s anniversary of the Norms and Standards for Public School Infrastructure, our research on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools shows that education departments need to understand and identify overcrowding better  #NoSpaceForUS #FixOurSchools Today, Monday 29 November 2021, is the eighth anniversary of when Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga

Media statement: Launch of Equal Education #NoSpaceForUs campaign and release of our research report on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools #NoSpaceForUs #FixOurSchools

27 November 2021 Media statement: Launch of Equal Education #NoSpaceForUs campaign and release of our research report on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools  #NoSpaceForUs #FixOurSchools Today Equal Education (EE) is launching our #NoSpaceForUs campaign on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools. The campaign is rooted in research that EE conducted, between September 2019 and June 2020, in nine

Media alert: Launch of Equal Education #NoSpaceForUS campaign and release of our research report on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools

23 November 2021 Media alert: Launch of Equal Education #NoSpaceForUS campaign and release of our research report on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools  #NoSpaceForUs #FixOurSchools On Saturday 27 November, Equal Education (EE) in Gauteng will be launching our new campaign and releasing our research report on overcrowding in Gauteng’s schools. Between September 2019 and June 2020,

Media statement: Release of research paper on the basic education budget by the Budget Justice Coalition, ahead of this Thursday’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) #MTBPS2021

9 November 2021 Media statement: Release of research paper on the basic education budget by the Budget Justice Coalition, ahead of this Thursday’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) #MTBPS2021  The Budget Justice Coalition (BJC) is today releasing a research paper on South Africa’s basic education budget. The paper, which is written by BJC members,

Joint media statement: A victory for the rights of learners, as Polokwane High Court orders government to develop better plans to get rid of pit toilets in Limpopo schools

20 September 2021 Joint media statement: A victory for the rights of learners, as Polokwane High Court orders government to develop better plans to get rid of pit toilets in Limpopo schools  #FixOurSchools Equal Education (EE) and the Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) welcome the judgment of the Polokwane High Court in the case of