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SADTU Post-NEC Statement
The South African Democratic Teachers Union held its 3rd National Executive Com-mittee meeting of the year from the 26th to 27th of August 2016, Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni. The NEC reflected on a number of issues that concern us as education professionals specifically and broadly as members of society within a developmental state.
SADTU wishes FAWU a successful National Congress
SADTU wishes it`s sister affiliate, the Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) well for its all important National Congress from the 22nd to the 25th of August. It is our hope that the Congress will result into a stronger and united organisation which will continue to be the voice of the voiceless.
SADTU Limpopo Media statement on the non-payment of salaries of Temporary Teachers
It is with greatest disappointment and concern to realise that teachers and schools still experience the worst treatment by the Limpopo Department of Education to an extent that more than 205 temporary teachers have not been paid since April 2016. It is unthinkable, at this time of democracy in South Africa that teachers are subjected to this bad and unfair labour practice and are still expected to deliver quality public education whilst the department treats them as not worthy of human beings.
SADTU KZN statement Sexual Abuse of learners by Teachers
SADTU has, like everyone in the country, learned about the disgusting video making rounds showing a teacher having a sexual intercourse with a learner. As a Union of disciplined professionals and committed in ensuring that we are real agents of change and champions of People`s Education for People`s Power, we do not believe that a situation like the one portrayed in the video can be acceptable and tolerated. SADTU in her Code of Conduct puts it clear how each educator and SADTU member are expected to behave and conduct themselves
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