Free quality public education is a fundamental human right. It is a goal the people of Africa continue to strive for. It is a goal embraced by Africa's teachers.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) in the Eastern Cape will, on Saturday, honour members who attained above 80% in the subjects they teach in the 2018 National Senior Certificate examinations. The teachers will be feted at a gala event to be held at the ICC in East London.
We act herein on behalf of the South African Democratic Teachers Union and the following individuals : Walter Hlaise, Lucas Magope Mpahila, Nomarashiya Caluza and Veronica Hofmeester at whose instance we address this letter to you.
The South African Democratic Teachers Union has noted with grave concern the press statement made by SALIPSWU wherein various unfounded allegations are made regarding SADTU and various leaders of SADTU.
The union has learned with shock the accidental death of three and the injury of twenty three learners at Hoerskool Driehoek in Vanderbijlpark following the collapse of a pathway immediately after the school assembly this morning. This is indeed a sad moment.
As many of you are aware, the Public Investment Corporation Inquiry established by President Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, to probe allegations of impropriety at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has begun.
The South African Democratic Teachers Union in Gauteng welcomes the release of the South African Human Rights Commission report titled 'REPORT INTO THE INEQUALITY IN ELDORADOPARK AND SURROUNDING AREAS AND DISRUPTION AT KLIPSPRUIT WEST SECONDARY SCHOOL AND SURROUNDING SCHOOLS'.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) expresses it sincerest condolences to its sister union in COSATU, the Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) and the Gina family for the untimely passing on of its founder member and General Secretary, Cedric Gina.
SADTU on the 7th January 2019 raised the matter with the Department of Education after being alerted by schools. In response, the Department of Education indicated that one service provider had not fulfilled the mandate of delivering, despite being paid. A commitment was however made that delivery would be made by Friday, 18 January 2019, which never happened.
SADTU Gauteng commends the law enforcement agencies and the contribution of Tsakane community for the apprehension of suspects linked to the stealing of equipment at Menzi Primary school. We are pleased with the recovery of some of the stolen items.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the largest union of education workers in South Africa, strongly condemns the robbery at the newly-built state-of-the-art Menzi Primary school in Tsakane where nearly 200 tablets, teachers’ laptops and projectors were among the items stolen.
Teachers in general and our members in particular are applauded for their sacrifices in putting more effort and working tirelessly by teaching extra-time in the form of morning classes, holiday classes, Saturday classes and study camps.
South Africa’s biggest union in the education sector, the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) welcomes all teachers and learners back to school when the academic year begins on 9 January 2019.
The South African Democratic Teachers` Union (SADTU), the largest union of education workers in South Africa welcomes the 2018 National Senior Certificate (matric) results and applauds the teachers as well as the learners for the hard work done to attain the 78,2% pass, which is a 3,1% improvement from 2017.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU), the largest union in the public sector in general and in education in particular, welcomes the declaration of the Essential Services Committee not to designate as an essential service, the services of school principals, deputy principals and Heads of Departments at schools and therefore upheld their right to strike.
SADTU Limpopo will on Monday, 03 October, 2018 picket at the Witpoort Magistrate Court where the alleged criminals who attacked and raped a female teacher a week ago, will be appearing.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) fully supports the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence which begins from 25 November to 1O December. This international campaign aims to stimulate action to end violence against women and children and raise awareness on the negative impact that violence and abuse have on women and children.
The South African Democratic Teacher Union in the North West (SADTU NW) is shocked and perplexed by the gruesome killing of a Grade 1 learner at Dikeledi Makapan Primary school in Makapanstaad.