The Systematic Abuse of Children in Schools e.g. Parktown Boys

Culture of Cruelty

In 2018, Former Parktown Boys’ High School assistant water polo coach Collan Rex was sentenced to 23 years on for sexual assault and common assault committed against students.

In an in-depth series, Eusebius McKaiser looks at stories and testimonies that shed further light on institutional failures at Parktown Boys’ that enabled years of violence and abuse of boys.

Joined by Luke Lamprecht from Women and Men Against Child Abuse and Child Protection consultant, and  Joan Van Niekerk of Childline, they look at how conspiracies of silence take root in our schools and what must be done to make schools safe.