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.

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.


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".

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.

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