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OP ED: BASIC EDUCATION – SA STILL STRUGGLES TO FULFILL A RIGHTS COVENANT MANDELA SIGNED IN 1994

*Published in November 2018 by The Daily Maverick By Demichelle Petherbridge (Equal Education Law Centre attorney), Mbekezeli Benjamin (Equal Education Law Centre attorney) and Hopolang Selebalo (Equal Education Co-Head of Research)   In 1994 President Mandela signed the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, signalling South Africa’s commitment to fulfilling and protecting fundamental

OP ED: REVIEW OF SCHOOL FEEDER ZONES

*Published in September 2018 by City Press By Angela Bukenya (Equal Education Researcher) and Nurina Ally (Executive Director Equal Education Law Centre)

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