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Education, Human Rights and Dignity
10 December is International Human Rights Day. It is an occasion to celebrate human rights as recognised by the instruments of the UN and its agencies that enshrine those rights in international law and culture.
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SADTU World Aids Day 2016 statement
The South African Democratic Teachers` Union (SADTU) joins the millions of South Africans and people around the globe to mark 1 December, World Aids Day under the theme: "It is in our hands to end HIV and TB".
SADTU forces Eastern Cape Education Department to pay Educators and withdraw terminations of Educators allegedly wrongly appointed
The South African Democratic Teachers Union has scored another victory when in four days since launching an urgent application in the High Court forced the Education Department to explain the steps it was taking to pay teachers owed salaries since their appointment.
SADTU commemorates 16-Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children
The South African Democratic Teachers` Union joins millions of South Africans in observing 16-days of activism for no violence against women and children under the theme, "Count me in - Together moving a non-violent South Africa forward". This international campaign takes place every year from 25 November to 10 December.
Speech delivered by Mugwena Maluleke, the Vice President for EI on the World Teachers Day hosted by Department of Education of the Kwazulu-Natal, Durban
We bring you warm greetings from the more than 32 million teachers and education personnel in the world. We are truly humbled by your presence in this celebration hosted by the DOE in the beautiful province of KZN.
Speech delivered by the General Secretary Cde Mugwena Maluleke of SADTU at the opening of the Sports Festival
SADTU celebrates 25 years of existence on the 6th October this year. This giant was born in 1990 to liberate the teachers from yoke of apartheid. To liberate our country from Bantu education. To liberate our young people and adults from ignorance. Looking back on our rich history- our heroic struggles, our accomplishments, our proudest moments and challenging moments- and celebrating how far we have come as well as what the future holds.
SADTU Village Sod Turning, Speech by Cde Thulas Nxesi MP
It gives me great pleasure to participate in this auspicious occasion – the SADTU-SIHOLD Joint Sod-Turning Ceremony. This represents the culmination of 5 years of very careful planning and martialling of resources. Today marks the symbolic start of the building phase, when we begin to see the realisation of an ambitious vision for the construction of the SADTU Village – a purpose-built national office, training institute, conference centre and 250-bed residential complex.
Speech by SADTU Deputy President Magope Maphila during Funeral of Poobie Naicker (former Deputy President of SADTU)
Before I start, let me acknowledge the following: Edwin Pillay(once a Deputy President of SADTU ), Cde Harold Samuels (The longtime friend of Cde Poobie and the first Treasurer of SADTU at its formation in 1990) Cde Randall Van Den Heever (the first General Secretary of SADTU )
SADTU members in a march to Union Buildings, Pretoria. 24/04/2013