Lesufi slammed over call for ‘rehabilitation’ of killer pupils

News

Lesufi slammed over call for ‘rehabilitation’ of killer pupils

Education MEC defends himself against 'unwarranted attack' from child advocacy manager Luke Lamprecht

Journalist

A child protection organisation is adamant that the government does not offer rehabilitation programmes for juveniles or adults who commit serious crimes such as murder.

Luke Lamprecht, child advocacy manager for Women & Men Against Child Abuse (WMACA), was reacting to Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi’s suggestion that pupils who are expelled from school should undergo a rehabilitation programme before they are considered for admission at another school.

Currently, pupils expelled for serious misconduct from one school are allowed to seek admission at another school without undergoing rehabilitation...

This article is reserved for Times Select subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Times Select content.

Times Select

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.