Investigation of DF Malan High School allegations underway
Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education Western Cape
I am deeply concerned by the allegations of discrimination against LGBTQI+ learners at DF Malan High School, which we were alerted to yesterday.
Such behaviour has absolutely no place in our schools. An investigation by the district is currently underway to establish the full facts of the matter, and we await the outcome thereof.
We will work with the school to ensure that such incidents are not repeated in future. The WCED is committed to ensuring that our schools are inclusive spaces, where values of equality and non-discrimination are upheld. We expect our schools to take active steps to promote such an environment.
Spokesperson to Minister Debbie Schäfer
Western Cape Ministry of Education