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SADTU supports COSATU's call for a one-day strike on 7 October - International Decent Work Day
The South African Democratic Teachers` Union (SADTU) fully supports the call by union Federation COSATU for a one-day strike on the 7th of October 2016, during the International Decent Work Day. The Day serves to promote among others; fair income and security in the work place, conducive and productive work environments.
SADTU welcomes the announcement on higher education fees for 2017
The South African Democratic Teachers Union welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Higher Education on higher education fees for 2017.
SADTU calls on the Department of Basic Education to release itself from Pearson's "capture"
The South African Democratic Teachers` Union (SADTU) is condemning in strongest terms, publishing group and global leader in the privatisation of education Pearson PLC for publishing a textbook that seeks to normalise rape.
Progress on the issue of non-payment of temporary teachers in Limpopo and other matters
The Limpopo Primer`s office has been concerned about SADTU`s pickets and calls for a protest march and strikes over the non-payment of salaries of temporary teachers. The Office convened a meeting between SADTU, Limpopo Department of Education and Provincial Treasury. The meeting was attended by all MEC`s of the concerned departments.
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