North West Education Mec News

Suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher heads to the Labour Court

No opposition to the application North West Education Mec Sello Lehari, the department and the school governing body (SGB) have decided to no longer oppose the application.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

MEC Lehari to oppose suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher's court bid

In a brief statement, Solidarity said it was informed on Friday, that North West Education Mec Sello Lehari, and the North West department of education would oppose the union’s urgent application for Elana Barkhuizen’s suspension to be lifted.

IOL , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

'I detest racism' - Barkhuizen gives her version of what happened at Schweizer-Reneke school

The papers were served on Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke, the school's governing body, North West Education Mec Sello Lehari and the North West Department of Education.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

Sadtu demands answers following suspension of Schweizer-Reneke teacher at centre of racism row

The union said it supported the swift reaction from North West Education Mec Sello Lehari, who is investigating what happened on Wednesday last week.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

#SchweizerReneke: Parents, bring your children to school, urges Lehari

North West Education Mec Sello Lehari met various stakeholders at the school on Wednesday in an attempt to calm the tense situation.

IOL , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

NW Education MEC not intimidated by Solidarity's move over teacher suspension

North West Education Mec Sello Lehari says that he's not intimidated by a court challenge brought by trade union Solidarity over the suspension of a teacher at Laerskool Schweizer Reneke.

EWN , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke: Principal, teacher facing suspension amid probe - source

When asked about it, North West Education Mec Sello Lehari promised that the identity of the two affected individuals would be revealed at a briefing on Thursday afternoon.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

NW education MEC receives interim report into Schweizer-Reneke school

JOHANNESBURG - North West Education Mec Sello Lehari says he's received a preliminary report into allegations of racism at Laerskool Schweizer Reneke and says action will be taken against those implicated.

EWN , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Schweizer-Reneke: Suspended teacher makes tearful plea to keep her job

The SA Human Rights Commission will be also be asked to investigate North West Education Mec Sello Lehari, and actions taken by other political parties.

The South African , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Emergency measures in place at Schweizer-Reneke school

A group of protesters - mainly Economic Freedom Fighters members - converged on the school as North West Education Mec Sello Lehari conducted an inspection on Thursday, News24 reported.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 14, 2019