- LATEST NEWS
- LATEST SPEECHES
SADTU message on June 16
The South African Democratic Teachers` Union (SADTU) salutes the youth of Soweto whose gallant actions on this day (16 June), 40 years ago, brought about a turning point to the history of this country.
Statement on the appointment of the new MEC for Education in KZN
The South African Democratic Teachers` Union (SADTU) in KwaZulu-Natal welcomes the appointment of the new MECs in KZN and in particular welcomes the MEC for education, Mr. Mthandeni Dlungwane. He is inheriting an entity with no Head in place after the expiry of the contract of Dr Nkosinathi Sishi and this should give him an opportunity to apply his mind intelligently when planning for the future of the department.
Call for solidarity action - Bridge International Academies' actions in Uganda
EI has written to inform us of a serious matter requiring our immediate attention and solidarity action. Mr. Curtis Riep is a PhD student at the University of Alberta, Canada. Last week, while in Uganda conducting research commissioned by EI on the impact of Bridge International Academies, Mr. Riep was arrested by police.
SADTU NEC Statement
The National Executive Committee (NEC) of SADTU met from 01 to 02 June 2016 at Kopanong Hotel Benoni. The NEC dealt with issues ranging from education, political, socio-economic and labour and organizational.
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