“It’s a shame that we’ve placed fellow South Africans in tents while public assets like boarding schools are standing empty because self-centered SGBs are refusing to accommodate our people.”
School facilities including hostels will not be used as shelters for the homeless during the lockdown, after legal opinion was obtained.
Fedsas said there needed to be proper consultations on the matter and it had not “refused” to house the homeless. “We fully understand that South Africa is currently facing many challenges regarding the curbing of Covid-19. Any method or effort to utilise school infrastructure in this regard must however take place within the constraints of the law. The SGB must therefore be consulted.”
Colditz said legal opinion stated that the regulations did not provide for “such an eventuality.”He added, “in terms of section 14 of the SA Schools Act, public schools may only operate as such on private property in terms of an agreement contemplated in that section. Such an agreement should set out the conditions for which the property may be used.”
He said, “It is also important to note that all public schools are juristic persons. As such public schools exercise their rights through the schools’ governing bodies (SGBs), being the only organ through which the juristic person can act. In this regard section 20(1)(g) provides that the SGB must control and administer the grounds and buildings (hostels included) occupied by the school.”Read more: Sowetan LIVE »
Why don't you host them at luthuli house and Ministers houses, they have 2 each mos, 1 in Cape Town and another Joburg or Pretoria. Perhaps your house may have back rooms? 🤔 just asking nge... ❤️ 1/... 1. You're just making mischief against SGB's. Why? 2. Even if you so instruct: remember the church hosting foreigners in Cape Town? To get people out again the requires you to show what you did to provide alternative housing. It works like you adopted them.
So sad hey Those people will vandalize the schools, they don't want to see brass or any steel. U will regret, never over sympathise with them Uyanya wena!!! Those people have warm homes they chose to leave We have so many empy factory buildings turn them shelters Purpose for schools is for kids to study not to keep/provide homeless with shelter Housing-their duty is to provide houses and shelter to its own citizens. Let's not mixup things,everyone has a duty to assist
And when schools re-open what should happen to those that would have been placed there temporarily
Homeless will not be housed in school hostels in GautengSchool facilities including hostels will not be used as shelters for the homeless during the lockdown, after legal opinion was obtained. Incase they don’t want to leave after?
None of our schools have been approached to house the homeless, says Fedsas CEOMEC Panyaza Lesufi has slammed 'shameless SGBs' for shutting their doors on homeless people, but the chief executive of Fedsas says none of their schools have been approached to assist. FNB stadium? Orlando Stadium? It's fine...they doing great .. people are appreciating that us being put out ..dont put them in school ..what happens if someone is infected in that school One step forward for Lesufi and his philanthropy work and then 10 back for being this stupid...
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