Tag: CSE

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
Education South Africa

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 […]

WATCH: Why you need to speak up on sexuality education now!
South Africa Video and Audio Clips

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 […]

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

‘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,” […]

WC clergy call on Motshekga to sack official over ‘soft porn’ reading campaign
South Africa Western-Cape

WC clergy call on Motshekga to sack official over ‘soft porn’ reading campaign

Christian leaders in the Western Cape have written to Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga slamming the proposed introduction of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and calling for the firing of her spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga. In a letter headed “Standing against the CSE (Comprehensive Sex Education”), Concerned Clergy Western Cape, say […]