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The South African Democratic Teachers Union

For over 30 years, the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) has been at the forefront of advocating for the rights and welfare of educators worldwide.

SADTU presently represents more than 250 000 teachers and workers in the education sector, making it the largest teacher organisation in the country.

From its humble beginnings to its current global influence, the South African Democratic Teachers Union has remained dedicated to fostering an environment where educators can thrive and create a positive impact on the future generations.

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SADTU Vision 2030

SADTU Vision 2030

SADTU is working towards a vision for quality learning & teaching , liberation & labour rights.

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Latest press statements

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SADTU STATEMENT ON THE BASIC EDUCATION MINISTER’S INTENTION TO HAVE THE BELA BILL REFERRED BACK TO PARLIAMENT

SADTU STATEMENT ON THE BASIC EDUCATION MINISTER’S INTENTION TO HAVE THE BELA BILL REFERRED BACK TO PARLIAMENT 17 July 2024 SADTU calls on President Cyril Ramaphosa to sign the Bela Bill into an Act without any delay. The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) has noted the statements of the…

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SADTU STATEMENT ON THE BASIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT BUDGET VOTE 2024/25

SADTU STATEMENT ON THE BASIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT BUDGET VOTE 2024/25 The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) has noted the Basic Education Minister’s maiden Basic Education Budget vote for 2024/25. The priorities in this Budget Vote do not deviate much from the 2023 budget vote except for 7,4% increase in…

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SADTU STATEMENT ON THE ACCIDENT THAT TOOK THE LIVES OF TWELVE LEARNERS

SADTU STATEMENT ON THE ACCIDENT THAT TOOK THE LIVES OF TWELVE LEARNERS 10 July 2024 The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) is deeply saddened by the news of a tragic accident that left twelve learners and one driver dead on the N12 near Elands Road in the Kokosi-Wedela area…

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