For immediate release
14 May 2021
The Gauteng Education MEC, Mr. Panyaza Lesufi will on Friday, 14 May 2021, visit Laerskool Theresapark in Pretoria to meet with School Governing Body and School Management Team members.
This follows the widespread circulation of video on social media on Thursday, 13 May 2021, where the principal of Laerskool Theresapark was violently thrown out of her office, allegedly, by a group of parents.
MEC Lesufi will first visit the principal at her home since she has been booked off for seven days after consultation with a doctor. Thereafter, he will proceed to the school to hold a meeting with the SGB and SMT.
Media may attend meeting with SGB & SMT as follows:
Date: Friday, 14 May 2021
Time: 16:00 PM
Venue: Laerskool Theresapark
Hartbees Ave, Witfontein 301-Jr, Akasia, 0155
For more information, contact the Gauteng Department of Education’s Spokesperson, Steve Mabona on 072 574 3860.
Issued by the Gauteng Department of Education
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