Tag: Department of Basic Education

Parliament agrees to comprehensive public consultation on education law in March

This morning [Tuesday], the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Education agreed to a comprehensive public consultation process on the Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill (BELA Bill), proposed to be advertised from March 1, reports Philip Rosenthal of ChristianView Network The comprehensive law will affect every public school and home schooling family […]

DBE ‘consultation’ with religious leaders was ‘set-up’ to push CSE, discredit Church

Meeting packed with young activists, senior church leaders denied access Christian leaders who attended a meeting on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in Pretoria yesterday hosted by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) say it was not a consultation with religious and traditional leaders as advertised but a calculated attempt to […]

Department’s Twitter campaign to promote reading sparks concerns over sexuality education plans

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) is having to put out fires again after it came to light that a recent Twitter campaign to promote reading for children, included provocative images of scantily clad and (apparently) naked women and couples in bed. Not surprisingly, this campaign has sparked fresh concern […]