Bicycles not the answer for scholar transport issues - Equal Education

2017-09-15 14:01

Advocacy group Equal Education says the provision of bicycles is not an answer to the call for the roll-out of efficient and safe learner transport in KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa.

Petition launched after damning report on Eastern Cape schools

2017-07-07 06:16

There are schools in the Eastern Cape that still have no access to water, electricity or sanitation.

Thousands of learners march over 'systemic failures in Eastern Cape education'

2017-04-28 13:15

Nearly 2 000 learners from schools in the Eastern Cape have marched to the provincial education department in Zwelitsha, King William’s Town on Freedom Day.

Police in contempt of court - SJC

2017-01-23 20:16

The Social Justice Coalition says that the police minister and several police commissioners are in contempt of court for failing to file responding papers in a court case it brought against them. 

Drop bloated Cabinet, ‘vanity projects' to fund free higher education - EE

2016-09-05 12:08

Government should look to its bloated Cabinet and "vanity projects" as a mechanism to increase its funding for higher education institutions, Equal Education says.

Western Cape MEC dashes past desperate pupils protesting at her home

2016-06-30 16:30

Pupils and activists from Equal Education say a protest outside the Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer's home in an upmarket area was a "move of desperation" as she had apparently ignored their audit on school safety.

Stellar IEB matric results about 'money, resources' - activist group

2015-12-30 15:22

Money and better resources can pave the way to good matric results, an education activist group has said after the IEB reported a 98.30% pass rate in their final year exams.

Motshekga to probe 'posts for sale'

2014-05-02 13:38

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is set to launch a probe into allegations of job promotion racketeering by Sadtu members.

EE shocked at pupil’s pit toilet death

2014-01-23 12:16

Equal Education has expressed shock and sadness at the death of a Grade R pupil who fell into a pit toilet and died.

Activists slam Zille's Motshekga defence

2013-07-25 10:42

Equal Education has slammed Western Cape Premier Helen Zille for her article defending Education Minister Angie Motshekga, saying she had made "factual errors".


Film highlights plight of KwaZulu-Natal learners' long walk to school

2017-08-07 10:35

More than 150 parents, students and activists have attended the screening of the Equal Education film Long Walk to School at the Isivivana Centre in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, which highlights the struggles of more than two million learners in KwaZulu-Natal.

Equal Education pickets outside Eastern Cape legislature over bad state of schools

2017-06-08 22:21

Members of Equal Education have held a picket outside the Eastern Cape legislature in Bhisho “to draw the attention” of government to the bad state of the schools in the province.

Equal Education confronts Allan Gray over social grant deductions

2017-04-20 11:48

Equal Education (EE) says research done by investment group Allan Gray has confirmed allegations that Net1, the company which pays social grants through its subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services, is making unauthorised deductions from these grants.

Shift focus from matric results to primary schooling - Equal Education

2017-01-04 13:16

The spotlight on matric results is allowing the crisis in primary school education to remain in the shadows, Equal Education has said, ahead of the release of the Department of Basic Education's Grade 12 pass rate.

8 things you should know about Equal Education's findings in social audit on Cape schools

2016-07-01 12:50

These are eight of the major findings of Equal Education’s social audit on school safety in the Western Cape.

Many schools discourage pupils to write matric exams - Equal Education

2016-01-03 15:24

Equal Education has asked South Africans to spare a thought for those students who had dropped out of schooling before they could even reach matric.

Corruption 'rife' in some former Model C schools

2015-08-11 12:28

Equal Education says corruption is rife in some former Model C schools, following a report on a Gauteng high school that showed irregularities ran into millions of rands.

18 Limpopo schools to get flush loos

2014-01-24 22:38

Eighteen flushing toilets will be installed at a primary school in Chebeng village, Polokwane, where a pupil has died in a pit toilet.

Case against Motshekga scrapped

2013-10-22 19:40

An Eastern Cape Grade 11 pupil's case against Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga about the condition of her school has been struck off the roll.

Activists claim victory in Motshekga battle

2013-07-11 14:16

Education activists have claimed victory after the Eastern Cape High Court ordered Minister Angie Motshekga to publish norms and standards for school infrastructure.

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