SADTU accepts Higher Education Minister's apology

19 March 2020

The South African Democratic Teachers ’Union ( accepts the apology by the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology for omitting to mention that SADTU was one of the organisations who attended a meeting of post school education stakeholders on measures to combat the COVID 19 threat.

We accept the MinisterMinister’s explanation that this was an administrative error with no intention to cause harm or to unde rmine SADTUSADTU’s contribution to the discussion on measures to combat the pandemic. We also welcome the release of the corrected statement on media platforms.

SADTU is more than prepared to make a meaningful contribution in the fight against the spread of this pandemic in order to save our country and the world and will continue to work with all stakeholders to make this a reality.

We urge our members to move beyond this matter and focus on efforts to combat this deadly virus.

ISSUED BY: SADTU Secretariat


General Secretary, Mugwena Maluleke
Deputy General Secretary, Nkosana Dolopi
Media Office r, Nomusa Cembi