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Critics of CSE reject DBE’s ‘fake news’ claims, call for wider consultation
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Critics of CSE reject DBE’s ‘fake news’ claims, call for wider consultation

Organisations critical of the Department of Basic Education’s handling of Comprehensive Sexuality Education stood their ground this week in the face of DBE statements accusing critics of spreading fake news and causing confusion and anxiety about CSE. Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) dismissed as “utter nonsense” DBE claims […]

FOR SA refutes ‘false statements’ by DBE, continues to call for parents to have say on sex education
Education South Africa

FOR SA refutes ‘false statements’ by DBE, continues to call for parents to have say on sex education

Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) which has been at the forefront of calls for greater consultation about proposed new Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) lesson plans for public schools today dismissed as “utter nonsense” statements by the Department of Basic Education and in certain media reports, saying that it […]

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 […]

‘Don’t impose your immorality on our children’, says Meshoe at protest march
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‘Don’t impose your immorality on our children’, says Meshoe at protest march

Hundreds of ACDP members and supporters – including many children – marched to the office of the Department of Basic Education (DBE) in Struben Street, Pretoria yesterday. Their aim was to put a stop to government’s plan of introducing Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) into the country’s Life Orientation syllabus. “Politicians,” […]