DECLARATION OF THE 2012 PROVINCIAL GENERAL COUNCIL OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN DEMOCRATIC TEACHERS UNION in NORTH WEST
HELD at MMABATHO PALMS on the 28th -30th SEPTEMBER 2012
The 145 delegates of the Provincial General Council (PGC) drawn from Provincial Executive Committee members and Branch delegates representing more than 19 000 educators in the Province, met to undertake the following tasks:
Having noted the above, inter-alia the PGC resolved as follow:
And further resolved
In conclusion the PGC noted the level of discipline demonstrated by the delegates during the live of the PGC and applauds itself for this act of unity.
The PGC further appreciated the support demonstrated by MDM structures, alliance, the National Office and International Teachers Union.
We as delegates return back home with a clear conscience that the PGC met its constitutional mandate and its deliberations and resolutions will go a long way into shaping the policy direction of SADTU in the North West Province and deepens the revolutionary task of the union.
In that way continuing with serving and servicing members, recruiting and retaining members and recommitting ourselves and SADTU members and leaders to the unity and cohesion of all SADTU members and leaders of the union.
together we will triumph
We unanimously agreed with Lenin who in 1920 said; we must learn from our history in order to take a decisive step forward to the future that we must build for the working class today
As we do that we as the 2012 PGC delegates of SADTU North West can boldly affirm that the future of SADTU and its members will not die in our hands but we will fight for the improvement of conditions of service for SADTU members and education workers in general.
We will reject any external or internal attempts that seek to sow divisions and disunity amongst the SADTU members and leaders.
We shall triumph, we shall overcome, we shall strive selflessly to STRENGTHEN LEADERSHIP UNITY FOR QUALITY MEMBERSHIP SERVICE