Barkhuizen News

Schweizer-Reneke teacher returns to class with hugs and no fanfare: 'It has been overwhelming'

Teacher Elana Barkhuizen is "overwhelmingly happy" to be back in her Grade R classroom at Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke in the North West, Netwerk24 reported.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

Schweizer-Reneke row: 'I hold no grudge', says tearful teacher as court lifts suspension

"I hold no grudge", said Elana Barkhuizen wiping tears from her face.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

'Yay, I'm so grateful!': Back to school for Schweizer Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen

It is just too many emotions at this stage," Elana Barkhuizen said on Thursday outside the labour court in Johannesburg.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

#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

Solidarity welcomes ruling in Schweizer-Reneke teacher's case

The Labour Court found it was unlawful for Elana Barkhuizen to be suspended from the North West school which is embroiled in allegations of racism.

EWN , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

Court to hear bid to lift Schweizer-Reneke teacher's suspension

Elana Barkhuizen, the teacher who captured the photo, was sanctioned.

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