South African Democratic Teachers Union

Type: Organization
Name: South African Democratic Teachers Union
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Sadtu hails textbooks move

SIBONGISENI MAPHUMULOTeacher's unions have welcomed the move by the KZN education department to remove the middleman in the delivery of school textbooks.MEC for education Peggy Nkonyeni announced on Monday that the department will now be distributing ... [Published The New Age Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Shake-up planned for history in schools

Cape Town - Plans are on track to introduce changes to South African schools’ history curriculum which will contribute to nation building.Delivering her budget speech for 2014/15 in Parliament on Tuesday, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said ... [Published IOL - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

COSATU statement on the passing on of ANC Womens League Deputy President Cde Nosipho Dorothy Ntwanambi

COSATU has learned with great shock and sadness of the passing on of the ANCWL Deputy President. As COSATU we salute a cadre of our Alliance who has sacrificed many things she loved in the service of our country, our people and our women.In comrade Nosipho, ... [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

President Zuma mourns passing of Ntwanambi

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has extended condolences to the family and friends of ANC Women's League Deputy President and former ANC Chief Whip in the National Council of Provinces, Nosipho Dorothy Ntwanambi.Ntwanambi passed away on Tuesday after ... [Published SAnews.gov.za - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Vavi calls for reinstatement of suspended Sadtu members

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, has called for the reinstatement of those expelled due to factionalism in the teachers' union South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu).He was addressing Sadtu's ... [Published SABC - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

MP Nosipho Ntwanambi dies

CAPE TOWN – The African National Congress (ANC)’s former chief whip in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Nosipho Dorothy Ntwanambi has died.Ntwanambi was deputy president of the ANC Women’s League (ANCWL) at the time of her passing on Tuesday ... [Published Eye Witness News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

DA will hold Minister Motshekga to account for principals' performance contract promise

Annette Lovemore, Shadow Minister of Basic Education3 July 2014The DA notes, with cautious optimism, the announcement by the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, in a portfolio committee meeting this week that she will be implementing performance ... [Published Democratic Alliance South Africa - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Union lends learners a helping hand

See the video below.THE poor learners of Matla Primary School had every reason to be happy last week.They received free school uniforms from the South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) during the handing-over ceremony that was held on the school ... [Published Express - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Less costly independent schools now a necessity

THERE was a bit of a media brouhaha recently, when Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said he would be sending his child to a private school. Malema was accused of being a hypocrite given the EFF position that stipulates that public ... [Published BDlive - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

SADTU must allow our young people to honour their past, but own their future

Annette Lovemore, Shadow Minister of Basic Education25 June 2014The DA notes the call by the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) for the subject of History to be rewritten to ensure that it is “relevant”, and for it to be made a compulsory ... [Published Democratic Alliance South Africa - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t force feed history to kids

EDITORIALHistory is indeed important, as the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) points out.But that does not mean it should be a compulsory subject in high schools, or that it should be rewritten to accord with Sadtu’s views.In keeping with ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

E Cape Sadtu branch to fight for leader’s reinstatement

Members of the South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) in the Eastern Cape are taking the fight for the reinstatement of ousted union leader, Thobile Ntola, to court. Sadtu National co-ordinator Andile Mtirara says teachers in the province want ... [Published HR Pulse - Jun 23 2014]

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"The WCED, in consultation with educator unions and school governing body associations, will now determine where each of the additional posts will be allocated."

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Sadtu hails textbooks move [Published The New Age Online - 3 hours ago]
Weekend roundup: The top news stories you need ... [Published All4Women - Jul 21 2014]
Huge teaching boost for Cape [Published Cape Times - Jul 21 2014]
Shake-up planned for history in schools [Published IOL - Jul 17 2014]
Motshekga looks to history to fix SA's pride [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 16 2014]
Sadtu members: 'Vavi allies are being purged' [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 11 2014]
Advisory panel to assess e-tolls in Gauteng [Published BDlive - Jul 11 2014]
COSATU statement on the passing on of ANC Women... [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]
Sadtu urges Gauteng teachers to ‘defend ANC’s c... [Published BDlive - Jul 09 2014]
ANCWL mourns Nosipho Ntwanambi's passing [Published Politicsweb - Jul 09 2014]
Vavi wants ousted members recalled [Published Daily Dispatch - Jul 09 2014]
Parliament mourns passing of first Woman Chief ... [Published South African Government - Jul 09 2014]
President Zuma mourns passing of Ntwanambi [Published SAnews.gov.za - Jul 09 2014]
President Jacob Zuma conveys condolences to fam... [Published South African Government - Jul 09 2014]
President Zuma sends condolences on the passing... [Published Noodls - Jul 09 2014]
Vavi calls for reinstatement of suspended Sadtu... [Published SABC - Jul 09 2014]
MP Nosipho Ntwanambi dies [Published Eye Witness News - Jul 09 2014]
Marius Fransman embodies crony democracy - Hele... [Published Politicsweb - Jul 08 2014]
DA will hold Minister Motshekga to account for ... [Published Democratic Alliance South Africa - Jul 03 2014]
MEC confirms Ngonzo suspension [Published Daily Dispatch - Jul 03 2014]
VIDEO: Union lends learners a helping hand [Published Express - Jul 02 2014]
Less costly independent schools now a necessity [Published BDlive - Jul 01 2014]
SADTU must allow our young people to honour the... [Published Democratic Alliance South Africa - Jun 25 2014]
Schools learning to fail [Published Daily Dispatch - Jun 25 2014]
Caning teachers to be dealt with [Published Citizen.co.za - Jun 25 2014]
Don’t force feed history to kids [Published Citizen.co.za - Jun 24 2014]
COSATU Mpumalanga Provincial Executive Committe... [Published Congress of South African Trade Unions - Jun 23 2014]
E Cape Sadtu branch to fight for leader’s reins... [Published HR Pulse - Jun 23 2014]
E Cape Sadtu calls for the re-instatement of na... [Published SABC - Jun 22 2014]
Cosatu leaders in EL to fix divisions [Published Daily Dispatch - Jun 20 2014]
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