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 [...]

Prejudicial Disciplinary Processes

Nathan Savage and Others V MEC, Western Cape Education Department and Others In August 2013, Mr Nathan Savage, whose son had tested positive for marijuana at Pinelands High School, contacted the [...]

Under Resourced Schools

Palesa Manyolole and Others v District Director: Maluti District and Others Learners at Moshesh Senior Secondary, in the village of Queen’s Mercy in the Eastern Cape, first wrote to Equal [...]

The Right to Protest

On Behalf of EE, the EELC filed an urgent application against the City of Cape Town following their purported refusal of permission under the Regulation of Gatherings Act for an Equal Education [...]