The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) - the biggest union in the education and public service sectors - welcomes all teachers, lecturers, education support personnel and learners back to school in the start of the 2020 academic year.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union would like to wish the African National Congress a happy birthday as it marks 108 years since the historic founding of the people’s organization in Bloemfontein in 1912. History has it on record that at the epicenter of its founding, was the systemic exclusion of the black and poor majority that found expression through restrictive mechanisms such as the Land Act of 1913 and later on the apartheid regime in its formalized form.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) in KwaZulu Natal welcomes the improvement in the performance of the province in the class of 2019. KwaZulu Natal moved from 76.20% in 2018 to 81.3% in 2019 thus making a big contribution towards the 81.3% average of the country’s performance.
We wish to congratulate all learners who throughout the year made great sacrifices and dedicated themselves in order to achieve these sterling results.
The South African Democratic Teachers Union in Free State received with appreciation the excellent performance by the matric learners of 2019. The province has improved its performance from 87,5% in 2018 to 88,4% in 2019, reclaiming the number one spot in the country. As SADTU in Free State we wish learners who passed all the best in their new endeavours. And to those who could not make it, this should not be the end of the road as there are opportunities to explore to be able to attain this crucial matric certificate.
SADTU Limpopo Province welcomes the 2019 NSC Matric Results wherein the province obtained an overall performance of 73, 2 %, which reflects an overall improvement of 3.8%.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the largest union in the education and public service sectors cannot allow former DA member and Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba to denigrate SADTU using his former master’s tactics.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the largest union in the education and public service sector is sick and tired of Treasury’s attempts to run roughshod over public servants with threats of cutting the public service sector wage bill.
The Pietermaritzburg Magistrate Court handed a ground breaking sentence to a learner who assaulted his female teacher early in August this year. The 24-year-old learner, allegedly a repeat offender, will remain behind bars for 17 years. He is indeed unfit to be in the same environment with law abiding citizens. SADTU equally noted with justifiable anger that the learner was supposed to have been enrolled in institutions of learning suitable for his age if the recorded age of 24 years is correct.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) in Gauteng has noted with outrage the Afriforum letter sent to the Premier of Gauteng Province, Honourable David Makhura dated 20 November 2019. This grouping seeks to drag us into its racist fight against the MEC for Education and Youth Development, Honourable Panyaza Lesufi.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) in Free State has noted with disappointment the racist remarks by one white teacher employed at Windburg Combined School. The teacher, whose name is known, uttered racist remarks on the WhatsApp Group of the Windburg Combined School, abbreviated "WHS Staff" after a white teacher was appointed as principal. The said teacher posted the message, ".......... is net BAIE bly dis nie die swart adjunk nie, dan het ek dadelik bedank".
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU), the largest union in the education and public service sector, is not impressed by the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) which was delivered on the backdrop of an economy that is forecast to grow at a disappointing 0,5% in 2019.
SADTU Gauteng welcomes the return of all her members to their workstation this morning. This follows the latest demand by the remaining teachers and learners that they return. The call was in support of our longstanding call for the return of the teachers to the school.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the largest union in the education and public sector, wishes all the 790 405 learners who will be writing the 2019 National Senior Certificate (Matric), best of luck.
SADTU Gauteng expresses disappointment in the conduct of the Eldorado Park Secondary School Governing Body and a group of community members. We had made a huge progress towards resolving the issue of the return of eighteen (18) teachers to their workstation. The union has been pursuing all available avenues to resolve the impasse. We had also resolved to suspend our protest action in favour of engagements.
The union is dismayed but not surprised by the DA's cheap politicking in its recent article depicting its obsession with SADTU. This vitriol spewed is clearly desperately intended to damage the image of the Union as always.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) salutes all teachers and particularly her members for their dedication, passion and hard work sometimes under trying circumstances, as the world celebrates October 5, World Teachers’ Day.
Members of the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) - the largest union in the public service sector have shown confidence in their leadership; they re-elected the National Office Bearers back into office.