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28 February 2019
Joint statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education and Minister Alan Winde, Minister of Community Safety Lately there has been a flare up of gang violence throughout the Province. Although the majority of incidents are off school premises and within the community affected, gang ...
19 February 2019
On Friday, the Premier showed us how, when the voting public is prepared to “swim upstream”, and vote differently to the rest of the country, they reap substantial rewards. She also showed what is possible when you have a capable state, and an accountable and responsive government. Imagine if we ...
8 February 2019
Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer Mr Arendse should get his facts right before approaching media with his uninformed and wild accusations. The accusations he makes are extremely serious and have no substance whatsoever. The facts as reported to me are as follows: On 1 February, near the close of ...
6 February 2019
Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer I am aware of a video that is circulating on social media of an incident between a learner and an educator at Sans Souci Girls High School during class time. I want to state categorically that the actions of the educator are unacceptable. Any form of corporal ...
1 February 2019
Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer The WCED has for some time been negotiating with the Mfuleni Education Forum and the Mfuleni Development Forum with regards to new schools to accommodate the learners who still require placement. There however seem to be different groupings within the community ...