Joint media statement: Education activists make submission to Zondo Commission of Inquiry on fraud and corruption in the delivery of education-related services

Joint media statement: Education activists make submission to Zondo Commission of Inquiry on fraud and corruption in the delivery of education-related services

Equal Education (EE), the Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) and SECTION27, have made a joint submission to the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, highlighting cases of fraud and…

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Faranaaz Veriava discusses the Basic Education Handbook on Radio Today!

Faranaaz Veriava discusses the Basic Education Handbook on Radio Today!

SECTION27 Senior Researcher and Legal Counsel Faranaaz Veriava recently sat down with Patrick Bracher on his Radio Today show to discuss the Basic Education Rights Handbook. You can listen to the discussion here

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SECTION27 supports Equal Education

SECTION27 supports Equal Education

Johannesburg, 1 April 2015 -SECTION27 supports Equal Education’s three days protests in three cities demanding the release of the Department of Basic Education's provincial plans for the Norms and Standards…

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OPEN LETTER TO THE MINISTER OF BASIC EDUCATION FROM CENTRE FOR CHILD LAW, CALS, EE, EE LAW CENTRE, SECTION 27 AND LRC

On 22 June 2012, SECTION27, the Legal Resources Centre, the Centre for Applied Legal Studies, the Centre for Child Law, Equal Education and the Equal Education Law Centre sent an open letter to the Minister of Basic Education. In this letter we detailed our concerns about the barriers to quality basic education and the urgent need to address the lapses in the administration of education. We requested an urgent meeting with the Minister in order to discuss a way forward.

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SECTION27, TAC, YN, EE, welcomes HCT for teens but cautions on approach

We support implementation of a programme of HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) for Teens … but proper planning and protection of human rights of learners is essential.

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), The Yezingane Network (YN) , Equal Education and SECTION27 welcome the Department of Health’s plans to extend HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) campaign to children 12 years and older.

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Equal Education v Western Cape Education Department

Equal Education v Western Cape Education Department

On 12 March 2010, the ALP assisted Equal Education in submitting a request to the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) under the Promotion of Access to Information Act. The request sought information on the literacy and numeracy pass rates and average test scores for grades 3 and 6 in the Western Cape.

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