Teachers go-slow jeopardising learners’ future

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi must take strong action against schools and teachers participating in an ill-thought go-slow which has the potential of jeopardising learners contact time at schools. Appointments of school principals must be based on merit not race. The DA urges the communities in the Johannesburg West and…

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Gauteng education anti-corruption plan lacks teeth

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi has told the DA that since 2014 no cases of corruption have taken place in his department and that there have been no investigations into corruption. However, the DA is often approached by individuals working within the department, members of school governing bodies and concerned…

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MEC hides suspected ICT tender corruption

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi’s office has once again refused the DA access to view the ICT tender documentation at his office in Johannesburg. On Wednesday last week, Khume Ramulifho, the DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Education, upon visiting the MEC’s office, was denied access and told to submit another…

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MEC Lesufi, stop gambling with children’s futures

It is very shocking that learners of Daleview Secondary School in Ennedale, South of Johannesburg have been without teachers since the beginning of the year. While Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi boasted about the readiness of the Gauteng schools during the start of the school year, Daleview Secondary School Learners…

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MEC Lesufi Must Release 158 Other School Forensic Reports

Glenvista High School - forensic audit reports

Glenvista High School The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes the release of a forensic report into corruption and maladministration at Glenvista High School and is pleased that all those implicated will be duly charged. However, there are 158 other forensic reports which Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, continues to withhold; some…

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