racism at schools

 
Parktown Boys' teacher to be held accountable for alleged racist rant
Parktown Boys' teacher to be held accountable for alleged racist rant
The Gauteng education department said it would make sure that a Parktown Boys' High School teacher is held accountable for an alleged racist...
Education department backs Maritzburg College pupils’ shirt protest
Education department backs Maritzburg College pupils’ shirt protest
It is hypocritical for schools to teach pupils to be politically conscious and then discourage them from voicing political views, says Elijah...
Private schools not above the law
Private schools not above the law
Over the last two weeks, one of the most prominent private schools in the country, Saint John’s College, has been criticised for merely disciplining and demoting a teacher found guilty of sustained discrimination of black pupils is his classes....
'We're not racist; just give coloureds a chance'
'We're not racist; just give coloureds a chance'
In Klipspruit West, south of Johannesburg, children are playing in the streets in the middle of the day in their pyjamas. Rocks barricade the streets...
Education MEC and St John’s community seek expulsion of racist teacher
Education MEC and St John’s community seek expulsion of racist teacher
A prestigious private boys’ school, St John’s College (SJC) in Johannesburg, has found a senior teacher guilty of numerous racist...
​The Foxy Five: Issue-driven, thinly written but rich with potential
​The Foxy Five: Issue-driven, thinly written but rich with potential
The media response to The Foxy Five, a South African-based web series created by Jabu Nadia Newman, has been curious. Since its...
Slice Of Life: Making the difficult move to connect
Slice Of Life: Making the difficult move to connect
There was something of a Penny Sparrow moment at a local high school. In a WhatsApp group, there was an incident between a white boy and a black girl...
​Long may these fires burn
​Long may these fires burn
OPINIONMy sister is a teacher at a public school in Mayfair, Johannesburg. It’s well run, embedded in the greater community, and is...
It's not just about hair: Racism at Pretoria Girl's High is bigger than one school
It's not just about hair: Racism at Pretoria Girl's High is bigger than one school
Black South Africans found a space to discuss the insidious racism at ex-Model C schools using the hashtag #StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh...
Let’s applaud sacking the anachronism
Let’s applaud sacking the anachronism
As a society we should be pleased that an action has at last been taken regarding the racist Curro Private School in Roodepoort where the principal...
What a day some difference makes
What a day some difference makes
In a world in which people are killed because they draw satir­ical cartoons and where security forces are brought in to quell disagreements in...

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