EELC Newsletter June 2017

The Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) uses legal advocacy, research, and litigation to advance the struggle for equal and quality education in South Africa. In this newsletter we share highlights [...]

EELC November 2016 Newsletter

The Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) is a team of committed social justice lawyers using legal advocacy, research, and litigation to advance the struggle for equity and equality in South African [...]

Fee Exemptions: The Kern Matter

Hilde Kern v HOD: Western Cape Education Department and Four Others On 11 April 2016, the EELC filed papers in the Western Cape High Court on behalf of Mrs Hilde Kern, asking the court to review [...]

Unsafe school structures: Atlantis

In January 2016, parents, teachers and learners in Atlantis protested against the intolerably dilapidated and unsafe state of infrastructure at Avondale Primary School. In frustration, parents [...]

Safety and Security in Schools

The case of Manenberg schools Historically, the Cape Flats township of Manenberg has been plagued by gang-related violence. In 2013, EELC joined a coalition of civil society organisations that [...]

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