Debbie Schafer

 
Western Cape schools plan is ‘undemocratic’
Western Cape schools plan is ‘undemocratic’
Drastic changes to the Western Cape provincial education law currently being considered in public hearings held by the provincial legislature, are...
#WeBelieveThem: Feminist caucus calls for end to ‘culture of silence’ in NGO sector
#WeBelieveThem: Feminist caucus calls for end to ‘culture of silence’ in NGO sector
In the wake of the allegations of sexual misconduct and institutional failure within Equal Education, the NGO Feminist Caucus has come out in...
Equal Education meets with WC education dept over sexual harassment claims
Equal Education meets with WC education dept over sexual harassment claims
Equal Education (EE) members have met with various members of the Western Cape education department to discuss the recent developments around...
W. Cape suspends Equal Education’s school operations after sexual harassment claims
W. Cape suspends Equal Education’s school operations after sexual harassment claims
The Western Cape government has ordered that Equal Education “cease operations” at schools around the province until they meet to discuss a way...
More than 11 000 pupils yet to be placed in Western Cape schools
More than 11 000 pupils yet to be placed in Western Cape schools
About 11 200 pupils in the Western Cape are still searching for schools, according to the Western Cape department of education.
Sans Souci Girls’ High allowed discrimination, says Western Cape education department
Sans Souci Girls’ High allowed discrimination, says Western Cape education department
The Western Cape education department (WCED) has released an investigation confirming that Sans Souci Girls' High School in Cape Town allowed “discriminating practices”. Last year, learners at Sans Souci joined Pretoria High School for Girls in protest against the...
Western Cape education MEC's battle with Equal Education could have an end in sight
Western Cape education MEC's battle with Equal Education could have an end in sight
The frosty relationship between Western Cape education MEC, Debbie Schäfer, and members of Equal Education (EE) looks set to be thawed after...
Dear MEC Schäfer: Our schools are unsafe. Will you take action or fail us - again?
Dear MEC Schäfer: Our schools are unsafe. Will you take action or fail us - again?
Last month, about 80 learners held a peaceful protest outside Western Cape education MEC Debbie Schäfer's home. The 
​Equal Education and school pupils protest about school safety outside Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer's home
​Equal Education and school pupils protest about school safety outside Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer's home
The protest by about 80 pupils and activists from Equal Education outside the home of Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer’s home on...

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