Second letters to Minister Motshekga and Education MECs to fix NSNP plans

Letter from SECTION27 and Equal Education Law Centre, on behalf of Equal Education and two Limpopo schools, to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and the Education MECS, again asking them to fix their National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) plans. Sent on 18 August 2020. While our court action did not include the Western Cape Education

Factsheet: The National School Nutrition Programme

View and download Equal Education, the Equal Education Law Centre and Section27’s factsheet on the National School Nutrition Programme #SchoolMealsNow court case below: Factsheet page one Factsheet page two

Timeline for the National School Nutrition Programme court case

What is the National School Nutrition Programme? The National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) is a national project run by the Department of Basic Education to feed over 9 million learners daily nutritious meals at public schools across the country.  Since 1994, the programme has been rolled out in schools in South Africa to enhance learners’

Background: The National School Nutrition Programme Court Case #SchoolMealsNow

Access our media statements regarding the National School Nutrition Programme court case here: Joint statement: Section27, Equal Education and Equal Education Law Centre demand reinstatement of nutrition for all learners, will consider litigation Joint statement: Education activists and schools take Department of Basic Education (DBE) and provincial education departments to court over backtracking on National

EE Resource: Schooling in the time of Covid-19 factsheet

This factsheet has been compiled by our Research Department and has useful summaries on the following key areas: How Covid-19 affects children How Covid-19 affects adults How Covid-19 impacts schools safety at school Challenges within schools. Download the factsheets below: Page 1 Page 2 Page 3

EE resource: Covid-19 resources for Equalisers

Covid-19 resources for Equalisers created by Equal Education’s Internal Education and Training Unit. Mental Health – For most of us, the lockdown due to the pandemic has unearthed feelings of uncertainty, unrest, and anxiety. Routine is important as it helps us feel more in control of our current situation. We encourage our Equalisers to keep

Government resource: Self isolation

This poster explains – What happens when someone tests positive for Covid-19 and has to self isolate. How does having to self-isolate affect all the people within the home? How someone who is ill with Covid-19 can take care of themselves during self-isolation? Download the resources here: isiXhosa English

Government resource: Supporting learning at home

This is a guide for everyone who lives with children. It is divided into three parts. • Part 1 provides up-to-date information on Covid-19 to help you keep your family safe from the disease.• Part 2 offers you support and ideas for helping children to learn at home while schools are closed.• Part 3 gives