Lesufi said that the teachers on the trip would be charged individually based on an investigation into whether they were guilty of negligent behaviour.
A week after the tragic news of a grade 8 pupil’s death during a school camp made headlines, Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi has revealed that the Parktown Boys' High class of 2020 went on the trip before being granted authorisation.The Gauteng education department said on Friday that the school's principal, Malcolm Williams, had been suspended with immediate effect after the death of Enoch Mpianzi. The 13-year-old Parktown pupil died last week during a river rafting activity while on an orientation camp, leading to widespread claims of negligence on behalf of the school and the camp staff. Lesufi told a news briefing the camping trip had not been approved by the department at a district level. The school, he said, insisted on going on the trip regardless of completion, with Lesufi placing the blame on Williams for allowing this. He also announced that the officials at a district level who did not flag the request with the department’s head office would also be immediately suspended. Read more: Times LIVE
Parktown Boys' High trip was not authorised, law firm appointed to investigate - Panyaza LesufiA week after the tragic news of a grade 8 pupil’s death during a school camp made headlines, Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi has revealed that the Parktown Boys' High class of 2020 went on the trip before being granted authorisation. He means based on whether they are white... obviously. He already has SAHRCommission on it! Whatever. Now will the Dept of Basic Education tell us why they didn't take a similarly aggressive and vindictive approach when 5 year old children died in pit toilets, and instead fought the miserly financial settlements awarded against them. m not being heartless but so many people to be charged because of one child who went to the water? come on the child was not killed by any of these workers, government must stop gaining popularity by reacting than prevention.
LIVE | Headmaster of Parktown Boys' High School to be suspended - Panyaza LesufiGauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to release the report into the death of 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi, who drowned at a Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 orientation camp last week. It's bad because that won't be bring back the boy😣 Not Harsh enough!!! Fire Him!!!!!
Parktown Boys principal has been placed on suspension, says Panyaza LesufiA week after the tragic news of a grade 8 pupil’s death during a school camp made headlines, Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi has revealed that the Parktown Boys' High class of 2020 went on the trip before being granted authorisation. Interesting, what is the turnaround time for approval? He must investigate inefficiency in his office.
Parktown Boys’ High principal suspendedParktown Boys’ Highs’ principal Malcolm Williams was suspended on Friday, exactly ten days after Enock Mpianzi drowned in the Crocodile River in the North West, during a school trip. Lol PR. We know he ain’t going nowhere coz the Edu Dept has thee most terrible employment policy and firing teachers on complex things like this is closer to impossible. I’m sure they begged him to step aside just to ease public pressure!
Parktown Boys’ High School principal suspended with immediate effectIn addition, all officials who were involved in the file of application from the school will be served with suspension letters. DBE_SA A political solution for a societal problem....parents fail in their duty to not only ensure child safety but safety awareness which starts in the home.....
'Parktown Boys' High used child advocacy group as cover to reinstate the infamous camps' | The StarParktown Boys' High allegedly roped in Women and Men Against Child Abuse to revive the camps for Grade 8 after the scandal around its former water polo coach. EnochMpianzi TheStar_news TheStar_news 'by the 'cruel' governing body' | 'been roped into the cover-up' | 'Sources have alleged that “the WMACA was used as a cover by the cruel SGB” Guys people are already in a frenzy over this. Could you not use less 'triggering' sentences?