SADTU has learnt with outrage the assault of a teacher who is one of our members and the Chairperson of Eldorado Branch at school today.
We are witnessing the icons of political opportunism who think our members are comfortable with their misleading stunts using SADTU’s name and logos to profile themselves. Zwelinzima Vavi and his cronies again launched a tirade against the Tripartite Alliance at their so-called provincial shop-stewards council in East London on Saturday.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) has obtained a court order to prevent the organizers of an illegal provincial Shop Stewards Council to be held in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, tomorrow (Saturday 25 April 2015) from using the Union’s logo and name.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) is shocked and saddened by the tragic death of the Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) president Sihle Maphumulo who died in a car accident on the N3 in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday night.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) is convening one-day seminars for principals to deal with school based violence and management thereof. The seminars will be marked by presentations on the impact of violence on education, school management, governance and instruction.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) would like to express its shock and disgust at the cold-blooded murder of South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (SATAWU) Gauteng Provincial Secretary Chris Nkosi who was gunned down on his way home yesterday.
Over the past few weeks, the Scheme had several engagements across the country with members and stakeholders relating to the introduction of care coordination, specifically the Scheme’s new rules relating to the nomination of family practitioners and specialist referral.
The COSATU Public Service unions, representing approximately 58% of public service employees in the education, health, safety and security sectors which render the country`s essential services, are appalled and infuriated by the reckless and arrogant attitude of government in dealing with this year`s wage negotiation at the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC).
The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) is not fazed by COSATU General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi’s latest stunt – a press conference at the Federation’s headquarters to insult and make a mockery of the Federation while his cronies applauded. We find it hard to accept that he convened the “public show” in our offices only to speak ill against the Federation. He has milked dry his charm offensive to profile himself as a victim o
Education International and its global partners have launched the World’s Largest Lesson Plan, a project which invites the world’s teachers to educate and popularise the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, to be launched in September.
The seven COSATU Public Service unions, namely, NEHAWU, SADTU, POPCRU, DENOSA, SAMA, SASAWU and PAWUSA together with other unions admitted in the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) submitted demands to the employer on 30th September 2015.
SADTU in the province is concerned about the continuing acts of violence and brutality by learners in the Botshabelo area. On Thursday, 12th March 2015, one learner at Kgora - Thuto Secondary School in Botshabelo was stabbed to death in the school premises in full view of other learners.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) wishes to express its most sincere condolences to the families of late Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane, his security personnel Sergeant Lawrence Lentsoane and Sergeant Lesiba Sekele who died in a horrific car accident yesterday.
The eight provincial secretaries of the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) from the North West, Gauteng, Western Cape, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Free State and Northern Cape hereby invite the media to a press conference to set the record straight regarding propaganda that is being spread about the state of the Union by some former leaders of the recently dissolved Provincial Working Committee of the Union in the Eastern Cape.
The press conference will take place as follows:
Date: Sunday, 15 March 2015
Venue: Matthew Goniwe House, 49 Goud Street (Cnr Marshall Street), Johannesburg.
ISSUED BY: SADTU Secretariat
To RSVP, please contact Media Officer Nomusa Cembi 082 719 5157
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) in Limpopo Province held its Special Provincial Executive Committee Meeting on the 03rd March 2015 in Polokwane to deliberate on urgent matters affecting education provisioning in the province.
SADTU in the Eastern Cape Province wishes to convey and express its deepest condolences to the families of four Mount Parkard Junior Secondary School teachers who died when a taxi they were traveling in collided with a bulldozer on the road to Coffee Bay last week.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) will, on Saturday 7 March, 2015, join the rest of the globe in celebrating International Women’s Day. The day which is celebrated on 8 March each year serves to honour the economic, political and social achievements of women. This year’s celebrations will be held under the theme “Make It Happen”. The Union will also officially launch its National Sports Festival that will take place later in the year in KwaZulu-Natal.
The International Women’s Day celebration will take place in the North West Province. The event will start with a formal programme of speeches from the Union and Tripartite Alliance leadership. This will be followed by sporting activities such as soccer, netball and a fun walk to mark the launch of the National Sports Festival.
Members of SADTU’s National Executive Committee, Provincial Executive Committee and members from some parts of Gauteng and the North West will take part in the sporting activities.
The media are hereby invited to attend and publicize the event.
VENUE : Letlhabile Stadium, Brits
DATE : Saturday, 7 March 2015
TIME : 9am onwards.
ISSUED BY: SADTU SECRETARIAT
SADTU Media Officer, Nomusa Cembi 082 719 5157
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) welcomes Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s budget speech delivered in parliament yesterday. We welcome the fact that the budget allocation for education continues to increase. R640 billion will be allocated to basic education during the next three years.