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".

EE to meet with Motshekga

2013-06-23 09:40

Equal Education says it has agreed to hold talks with Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to discuss the finalisation of minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure.

EE denies Motshekga claims

2013-06-19 20:10

Equal Education has denied claims by the basic education department that it was imposing impossible deadlines for the norms and standards for school infrastructure.

Thousands march over education

2013-06-17 20:22

Thousands of school children and Equal Education members have marched in Pretoria and Cape Town to demand that the basic education minister publish norms and standards on school infrastructure.

Pregnancy policies challenged in ConCourt

2013-03-04 21:03

Two Free State schools' pregnancy policies will be challenged in the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg.

Minister settles out of court - EE

2012-11-19 17:23

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has agreed to promulgate minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure, Equal Education says.

'Appaling conditions' at E Cape school

2012-09-11 22:15

The provincial education department has failed to improve conditions at a high school in Matatiele, in the Eastern Cape, rights group Equal Education says.

Education NGO takes on minister

2012-08-20 22:30

Pupils at public schools should be guaranteed minimum standards of education, Equal Education says.

Education march to follow uprising route

2012-07-12 14:26

A march for norms and standards to be finalised for school infrastructure is underway in Tembisa on the East Rand, advocacy group Equal Education says.

Motshekga's catch-up plan a disgrace - DA

2012-06-26 22:34

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's "catch-up" plan for Limpopo schools to recover lost time after non-delivery of textbooks is a disgrace, the Democratic Alliance says.

Motshekga to oppose court action

2012-04-18 22:55

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has filed a notice to oppose a court bid concerning minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure.

NGO: Stadiums or libraries

2010-05-27 14:50

NGO Equal Education says the money spent on Cape Town's Soccer World Cup stadium would have paid for 9 000 school libraries.


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.

Section 27 backs norms campaign

2013-06-20 21:54

Public interest law centre Section 27 has backed Equal Education's campaign for minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure.

Motshekga: Re-draft will take 6 months

2013-06-18 22:31

A re-draft of the norms and standards for school infrastructure will take at least six months to complete, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says.

Lawyer: Well-off schools must serve people

2013-05-09 14:30

Even schools well funded by their pupils' parents still serve their community, a lawyer for Equal Education has told the Constitutional Court.

Rivonia admissions judgment 'unfortunate'

2012-12-03 14:43

Education advocacy group Equal Education says it hopes a recent appeal court decision on school capacity will be overturned, as school admissions have to remain primarily in the public domain.

Condoms won't lead to more sex - EE, TAC

2012-10-16 07:21

Providing condoms to schools will not increase sexual activity among young people, say Equal Education and the Treatment Action Campaign.

Ministers’ private schools mystery

2012-09-02 19:00

“Get lost!” That’s the overwhelming response from South Africa’s top elected leaders when asked if their children go to state or private schools.

'Basic education not possible now'

2012-08-03 10:42

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has argued that the right to a basic education is not “immediately” possible due to “budgetary constraints”.

Hogan urges youth to do more than march

2012-07-10 11:05

Instead of simply marching, young people must mobilise and start holding the government accountable, former education minister Barbara Hogan says.

Education group hails textbooks ruling

2012-05-18 07:17

A ruling by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on the non-supply of textbooks for Limpopo schools has been welcomed by research organisation Equal Education.

Oudtshoorn school to fight eviction

2012-02-16 22:06

Grootkraal Primary School near Oudtshoorn is to fight an application for the school to be evicted from the land it occupies, advocacy group Equal Education says.

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