UCT Black Academic Caucus backs Equal Education sexual harassment complainants

2018-11-30 17:35

The Black Academic Caucus at the University of Cape Town has thrown its weight behind a number complainants who gave confidential testimony to the Equal Education inquiry on sexual harassment.

Investigation clears Equal Education co-founder and prominent activist of sexual misconduct and cover-up

2018-11-28 07:04

An independent investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct at Equal Education has cleared co-founder Doron Isaacs as well as prominent activist Zackie Achmat of any wrongdoing.

Fix dangerous and inadequate schools - Equal Education writes to Ramaphosa

2018-11-05 17:52

Equal Education has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa to express frustration and dismay at the lack of urgency in addressing the issue of infrastructure in schools across South Africa.

EE urges department's 'implementing agents' to share info on school upgrades with communities

2018-11-01 07:46

Equal Education has questioned why "implementing agents" who are paid up to 10% of the value of school construction and repair projects are not being more open about their work.

Pit toilet deaths a reminder of delayed service delivery – Ramaphosa

2018-08-14 17:40

There are still 3 998 schools across the country that only have pit toilets and a further 3 040 schools with proper sanitation as well as pit toilets that have not been demolished, says the government.

'Education is essential, but not an essential service' – NGO

2018-07-23 17:33

Equal Education says declaring education an essential service undermines the legitimacy of the grievances that teachers try to raise through the right to strike.

Govt delay in fixing poor, unsafe school infrastructure 'unconstitutional' - court

2018-07-19 17:50

The Eastern Cape High Court in Bhisho has ruled that it is unconstitutional and invalid for the government to delay fixing poor and unsafe school infrastructure.

Equal Education meets with WC education department over sexual harassment allegations

2018-05-26 12:06

Madudube said EE had assured the WCED that they had strict sexual harassment policies in place and that they had acted swiftly to address every sexual harassment allegation that has been put before it.

Equal Education denies sexual abuse allegations linked to school children as programmes are halted

2018-05-21 20:33

Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer has instructed Equal Education to stop operating in the province's schools until her department holds a meeting with the organisation that has been rocked by sexual misconduct allegations.

Equal Education's Doron Isaacs resigns amid sexual harassment accusation

2018-05-18 20:42

Equal Education's Treasurer Doron Isaacs has resigned on Friday evening.

 

Sexual misconduct cover-up allegations at Equal Education 'left an indelible scar' – Zackie Achmat

2018-11-29 19:40

Activist Zackie Achmat has welcomed the findings of an independent investigation into claims that he covered up allegation of sexual harassment against Equal Education co-founder Doron Isaacs.

Over 2 000 schools without toilets, says Equal Education

2018-11-17 07:24

Organisation marks "ten years of struggle for equal education".

ConCourt dismisses basic education dept's bid to appeal #FixTheNorms judgment

2018-11-02 17:24

The Constitutional Court has dismissed the Department of Basic Education's application for leave to appeal Equal Education's "infrastructure judgment" in what has become known as the #FixTheNorms case.

Parents have to build toilets for Eastern Cape school as department drags its feet

2018-10-12 22:23

Teachers say the education department first promised to fix the toilets in 2012, but keeps postponing.

Land expropriation could assist public schools on private land - Equal Education

2018-08-02 19:31

Equal Education says that the SA Schools Act makes provision for schools to be operated on private land through a long-term lease, but that this right is being threatened by farm owners controlling the land.

Judgment on fixing poor, unsafe school infrastructure is a ‘milestone’ – SAHRC

2018-07-20 19:23

A court judgment, which found that it was unconstitutional and invalid for the government to delay fixing poor and unsafe school infrastructure was a "significant milestone", the South African Human Rights Commission has said.

Judge Kathy Satchwell to head inquiry into Equal Education sexual harassment complaints

2018-07-12 17:48

Equal Education's national council has established a panel of respected academics, headed by Judge Kathy Satchwell, to investigate claims of sexual harassment against former treasurer Doron Isaacs.

Equal Education: Request to not have contact with school children is 'broad' and 'unjustified'

2018-05-22 19:27

Equal Education is concerned about Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer's request that its members not engage with pupils in the province.

Equal Education rocked by three resignations amid sexual harassment accusations

2018-05-18 21:46

Doron Isaacs joins former general secretary Tshepo Motsepe and former head of national organising Luyolo Mazwembe, who also resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment earlier this month.

I did not cover for Isaacs - Zackie Achmat on sexual harassment allegations

2018-05-18 15:50

Prominent activist Zackie Achmat has publicly defended himself, saying that no survivor of sexual misconduct has ever approached him with allegations of sexual harassment involving Equal Education's co-founder Doron Isaacs.

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