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Media Advisory: Engagement with the MEC for the Department of Education in the North West

Attention: Editors and Reporters

20 March 2024

The North West Provincial Office of the Commission, led by Commissioner Nomahlubi Khwinana, will meet with the MEC for the Department of Education in the North West.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the outcome of the Commission’s school monitoring program for the 2023/2024 financial year and to discuss the reports issued by the Commission in 2023 on school infrastructure challenges in the North West (see link to the report: https://www.sahrc.org.za/home/21/files/Schools%20Infrastructure%20Inquiry%20Report.pdf)  and the  9 January 2019 incident which sparked racial tensions at Laerskook Schweizer Reneke and the surrounding community (see link to the report: (https://www.sahrc.org.za/home/21/files/FINAL %20REPORT%20-%20LAERSKOOL%20SCHWEIZER% 20RENEKE%20-%2018%20January%202023.pdf).

The engagement will be held as follows

Date: 20 March 2024

Time: 09h00

Venue: North West Provincial Legislature, Conference room, 1st floor. (Please bring your ID for entry purposes)


For further information, please contact the SAHRC North West Provincial Manager, Shirley Mlombo, on 083 575 1893 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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