South African Democratic Teachers Union

Type: Organization
Name: South African Democratic Teachers Union
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Internal politics disrupts teaching at Shakaskraal Primary

An ongoing dispute between school staff led to the school’s closure. | 17 April 2014 16:08Be the first to commentParents, pupils and staff lined the street outside the school after the gates had been locked.Class was officially out of the question today ... [Published The North Coast Courier - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Satanism at kasi schools a BIG worry!

Published: Wednesday, 2014/04/16BULLYING, Satanism and school violence remain challenges facing the Gauteng Education Department.At a conference yesterday in Turffontein, south of Joburg, Education MEC Barbara Creecy said recent incidents of Satanism ... [Published Dailysun.co.za - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Education’s Lesufi prefers political role

RUSSEL MOLEFEBasic education’s acting director-general Panyaza Lesufi is to vacate his position after the May 7 general elections to concentrate full time on politics.Lesufi had accepted nomination to the ANC election list before assuming the position ... [Published The New Age Online - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers’ unions up in arms over KwaZulu-Natal pay freezes

TEACHERS’ unions were up in arms on Thursday after the KwaZulu-Natal department of education said it would freeze the salaries of 388 teachers and other officials.The department said it had conducted a head count of its 108,000 employees — including teachers ... [Published BDlive - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Government's shocking silence

IT'S been 75 days since workers on the platinum belt went out on strike on January 23 and there is still no end in sight.And the economy is bleeding. It's been estimated that around 500 000 ounces of platinum output has been lost to date due to the strike. ... [Published Finance 24 - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

South Africa: SADTU Delegation Attends an International Conference for Women in Education

Five women leaders of the South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) - Vice President for Gender Dorcus Sekabate, Vice President for Sport, Arts and Culture Fezeka Loliwe, Vice President for Education Veronica Hofmeester, National Treasurer Lindiwe ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Sadtu accuses leaders of peddling divisions with Cosatu

Suspended South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) President, Thobile Ntola has accused some ex-union leaders who are now in parliament of peddling divisions in Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu).Ntola was addressing shop stewards ... [Published SABC - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Teacher absenteeism behind failing pupils

“It decreases curriculum coverage. For example the Carnoy Chisholm study of 2012 showed that in the North West teachers only taught 52 of the 140 daily lessons scheduled for the year – that’s only 40% of the lessons,” he said.The study, titled The Low ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Top educators arrested

Durban - Three senior KwaZulu-Natal education officials have been arrested for the murder of a principal in a case in which it is alleged that school funds were used for the hit.The three men, who handed themselves to police on Monday, were due to appear ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 01 2014]
Entities: Education, Umlazi, Homicide
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Court sends SGB back to school

Durban -Thesuspended governing body of a troubled Chesterville school has been ordered to resume its duties – and was told by the Durban High Court that it had a responsibility to ensure the smooth and peaceful integration of 12 teachers and one administration ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

High court challenge to Nkandla report

KWAZULU-NATAL legal eagles and teachers have banded together to launch a high court challenge to the public protector’s Nkandla report, saying it is “irrational, flawed and based on rumour”.Yesterday, Durban lawyer Comfort Ngidi said about 10 legal professionals, ... [Published Security.co.za - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Electronic clocking may combat teacher absenteeism

The Department of Basic Education is forging ahead with plans to introduce an electronic clock-in system at schools around SA to curb teacher absenteeism.Angie Motshekga. Image: GCISBasic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said that work had been done ... [Published Biz Community - Mar 26 2014]

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Segalwe said the public protector's office had noted what the Cleeblaw lawyers had to say about the procedure of the investigation. "Their comments are totally unfounded and clearly show that they are confusing the public protector's inquisitorial justice with the adversarial justice of our courts" he said
"The central executive committee had unanimously agreed to give the ANC mediation process a chance to resolve the problem facing Cosatu. We have also agreed not to make utterance to action that will poison the atmosphere and undermine this process" he said

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Internal politics disrupts teaching at Shakaskr... [Published The North Coast Courier - Apr 17 2014]
Ronnie Kasrils & Co's call populist and irrespo... [Published Politicsweb - Apr 16 2014]
Mantashe slams Ntola’s group for releasing co... [Published Daily Dispatch - Apr 16 2014]
Satanism at kasi schools a BIG worry! [Published Dailysun.co.za - Apr 16 2014]
Basic Education on launch of Continuing Profess... [Published South African Government - Apr 15 2014]
Sadtu turns to ANC over Ntola split [Published Daily Dispatch - Apr 15 2014]
Education’s Lesufi prefers political role [Published The New Age Online - Apr 15 2014]
Cosatu boss heckled in city [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 14 2014]
Numsa delegates boo Dlamini despite truce [Published BDlive - Apr 14 2014]
EDITORIAL: Vavi believes he can still win [Published BDlive - Apr 14 2014]
E Cape Sadtu wants Ntola re-instated [Published SABC - Apr 13 2014]
Lawyers rush to bring comfort to Number One [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Apr 10 2014]
Teachers’ unions up in arms over KwaZulu-Natal ... [Published BDlive - Apr 10 2014]
‘Intervention’ by ANC viewed with suspicion [Published BDlive - Apr 10 2014]
Government's shocking silence [Published Finance 24 - Apr 09 2014]
Cosatu CEC shows cracks [Published Citizen.co.za - Apr 09 2014]
Cosatu's moment of Zen: Let's all be friends...... [Published Daily Maverick - Apr 09 2014]
South Africa: SADTU Delegation Attends an Inter... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 08 2014]
Vavi pledges more action if suspended [Published Daily Dispatch - Apr 08 2014]
Jim: Anti-Vavi Popcru behind disrupted meeting [Published Finance 24 - Apr 07 2014]
Sadtu accuses leaders of peddling divisions wit... [Published SABC - Apr 07 2014]
Vavi supporters blocked from holding meeting [Published BDlive - Apr 07 2014]
Teacher absenteeism behind failing pupils [Published Citizen.co.za - Apr 02 2014]
Sadtu happy about Soobrayan’s resignation [Published Destinyconnect.com - Apr 01 2014]
Sadtu welcomes Soobrayan redeployment [Published SABC - Apr 01 2014]
Top educators arrested [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 01 2014]
Motshekga ‘redeploys’ education head of department [Published BDlive - Apr 01 2014]
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