The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) in the North West has welcomed the release of the Department Circular No 21 of 2017 by the Provincial Department of Education that will a see a once-off conversion of close to 5000 temporary teachers' contracts to permanent contracts.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) in the Eastern Cape calls upon Education MEC Mandla Makupula to ensure that the educator post declaration for 2018 will be credible and avoid disputes experienced in respect of the 2017 post establishment. SADTU's call stems from what is clearly a not well considered proposal of the MEC to reduce the number of educator posts for 2018.
The ink has not even dried since SADTU penned her disgust and dismay on the uncovering of corrupt practices in Umzinyathi District of the Department of education in KwaZulu-Natal; we have further discovered other glaring dirty transactions at the Harry Gwala District situated in Kokstad. It appears that employees exiting the system are targeted by unscrupulous fellow colleagues tasked with assisting them to access their hard earned deposits.
SADTU KZN has unveiled hidden corruption and fraud by employees in the District of Umzinyathi. KZN SADTU has always argued that the department does have money which, if used properly, can address the backlog in the provision of resources to enhance quality teaching and learning.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) wishes its sister union and steadfast affiliate of COSATU, the National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union (NEHAWU) a successful 11th National Congress that is due take place from 26-29 June in Boksburg under the theme: Strengthen workplace organisation, deepen class consciousness and advance internationalism.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) notes with great shock, an escalation in acts of abuse of women with specific reference to the latest reported incidents where young women were murdered and one gang raped in the Johannesburg Central Business District.
SADTU is not surprised by the attack by the Democratic Alliance directed at Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa following his address at SADTU KZN Gala Dinner over the weekend. The DA only accepts any opinion which favours its bigoted views. For the DA, an opinion of the Deputy President about SADTU should not hold water because the DA does not share such a view.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) has successfully reached a settlement agreement with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) that will see all TVET College lecturers being paid their outstanding pay progression on or before 30 June 2017.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union in the Free State province, held its successful 7th Provincial Conference on the 4th - 6th May 2017 in Parys at Woodland Lodge. The conference was attended by delegates from all the six regions representing 53 branches.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) joins millions of workers in South Africa and across the globe to celebrate Workers' Day, May 1 in 2017. In South Africa, May 1 conjures many memories of the workers' struggles waged by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) for this day to be given official Workers' Day status by the Nationalist Party Apartheid regime.
SADTU Gauteng is deeply saddened by the unfortunate death of 18 learners from Refano Primary and Mahlenga Secondary school, a General Assistant who was employed at Refano Primary school, and a minibus driver, due to a fatal collision between the minibus and a truck on 21 April 2017. The minibus was ferrying them to their homes after school. Other learners were rescued and taken to KwaMhlanga hospital.
The South African Democratic Teachers Union in Free State has noted with appreciation the budget speech presented by the honourable MEC for Education Tate Makgooe on the 27th March 2017. The budget presented is for the financial year 2017/18.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) in the Eastern Cape held its 9th provincial conference, from 23 to 25 March 2017 at Regent Hotel in East London.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) in the Eastern Cape is holding its 9th provincial conference at the Regent Hotel in East London. This conference will, among others, elect the province's new leadership.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) would like to express its deepest shock and dismay at the brutal killing of the Deputy Principal of Laduma High School who was also a member of SADTU. Comrade Priscila Mchunu was gunned down on Saturday the 18th of March 2017 in front of her learners as she was engaged in Saturday classes. She was also the acting Principal in the school.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union in Free State held its first PEC meeting of the year on the 17th - 18th March 2017. The PEC meeting is attended by the Provincial Working Committee, Regional Chairpersons and Secretaries; all the six regions were represented. The meeting got the secretariat report and discussed organisational, political and labour issues.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) supports the march by the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union's (SACTWU) to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) offices in Pretoria on Friday, March 10, 2017
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU), as an affiliate of global teacher union Federation Education International (EI), is celebrating International Women's Day under both the EI theme: "A woman's place is in her Union for economic justice and empowerment." And United Nation's theme, "Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) endorses the Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) which takes place from the 6th until 12th March, 2017 focusing on Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails, particularly women and children political prisoners, who are incarcerated under extremely appalling conditions with; beatings, insults, threats, sexually explicit harassment and sexual violence, and humiliation at the hands of Israeli security system.