Laerskool Schweizer Reneke News

#LaerskoolSchweizerReneke teacher's victory a lesson in democracy: Solidarity

Laerskool Schweizer Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen.

IOL , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

Schweizer-Reneke teacher has suspension overturned in court

The Labour Court has ruled in favour of Elana Barkhuizen, who was suspended from her role as a primary school educator at Laerskool Schweizer Reneke.

The South African , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

Suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher heads to the Labour Court

The suspension of Laerskool Schweizer Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen is expected to take centre stage in the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Thursday when it hears an urgent application she lodged.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

Court rules Schweizer-Reneke teacher's suspension unlawful

Barkhuizen was suspended after a picture showing black and white pupils seated separately in a grade R class at Laerskool Schweizer Reneke went viral, sparking widespread outrage.

EWN , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

MEC no longer opposing suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher's court bid

Laerskool Schweizer Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

Schweizer-Reneke: A town where segregation rules

The farmers in short pants and heavy woollen socks just below the knee made fetching their children from Laerskool Schweizer Reneke a spectacle of pomp and ceremony.

IOL , South Africa Jan 20, 2019

TIMELINE: A whirlwind of racism and emotions for Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke

The sleepy town of Schweizer-Reneke in the North West, gained popularity over allegations of racism that emerged after an alleged racial segregation picture taken at Laerskool Schweizer Reneke went viral last week.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 19, 2019

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

Laerskool Schweizer Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen cries as she briefs the media on how she was suspended from the school.

IOL , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

Schweizer-Reneke teacher says she detests racism as she fights suspension

Suspended Laerskool Schweizer Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen cries during a media briefing in Centurion.

IOL , South Africa Jan 17, 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