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Motshekga statement arrogant, insulting to parents — Meshoe
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Motshekga statement arrogant, insulting to parents — Meshoe

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga’s statement that parents can conditionally opt out of the new Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)  curriculum is “laced with arrogance and is deceitful, disrespectful and insulting to parents”, says ACDP leader Rev Kenneth Meshoe. “For the Minister to say that parents have a choice to […]

SA Methodist Church formally adopts BDS
South Africa

SA Methodist Church formally adopts BDS

Originally published in South African Jewish Report The Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA) formally adopted Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) principles against Israel at its annual conference in September 2019, closely following the Anglican Church of South Africa’s decision to do so in September. The Methodist Church has more than […]

WATCH: Why you need to speak up on sexuality education now!
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WATCH: Why you need to speak up on sexuality education now!

Parents, school governing body and teacher organisations, and political parties are up in arms about the Department of Basic Education’s lack of consultation on implementing Comprehensive Sexuality Education. But the department itself appears to have adopted a dismissive attitude and is happy with its level of consultation, says Freedom of […]