Gauteng Education Department Rejects PAIA Application

Public Access to Information Act (PAIA) application for reports by Gauteng Education Department

Public Access to Information Act (PAIA) The DA is highly concerned over the Gauteng Education Department’s continued refusal to fully disclose forensic reports into financial irregularities at 159 schools in the province. Two months ago the DA launched an application in terms of the Public Access to Information Act (PAIA)…

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Failed Merger Compromises Megatong Primary School Learners

Megatong Lower Primary merger with Sediba-Thuto Higher Primary School

Forced Merger The failed merger of the Megatong and Sediba-Thuto primary schools in Soweto needs to be urgently addressed.  Megatong was meant to be merged with Sediba-Thuto in 2008 and then shut down as a legal entity. However, parents alleged the merger was forced and resorted to protests to oppose it. According to investigations by…

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