The South African Democratic Teachers Union in the Free State condemns in strongest possible terms the portrayal of the old South African flag in one of the classrooms at Wilgehof Primary School in Bloemfontein. It is our contention that the attitude of the teacher and the entire management is despicable and deserves to be treated contemptuously.
On the media statement issued on the 19th of May 2013 under the title Statement on Mpumalanga Circumcision Deaths , we wrongfully stated
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) would like to express its deepest and sincerest condolences to the family, SABC and the media fraternity for the untimely passing on of radio and television journalist/presenter Vuyo Mbuli.
Matric learners from three secondary schools in the J.T. Madlala region of SADTU, Dr Ruth Mompati region in the North West province are more than looking forward to writing their final year exams so that they can further their studies at university - thanks to SADTU`s Career Guidance exhibition they attended at Bloemhof Town Hall yesterday and visits to their schools by University of Johanneburg and Wits University students today.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union will on Thursday, 16 May, 2013, host a career counseling exhibition and adopt two poorly performing schools in the T.J. Madlala region of SADTU in the Dr Ruth Mompati district in the North West province.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union in Free State wishes to extend a word of gratitude to the National Leadership of the ANC and the Provincial Task Team for ensuring that the Provincial Conference was finally re-convened.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) would like to express its deepest shock and dismay at the callous killing of the newly re-elected chairperson of the Mbuso Shabalala Region and principal of Nyonemhlophe High School in Mid-Illovo in the KwaZulu Natal South Coast Nathi Cyril Zondi.
Whereas the parties record that the discussions pertaining to the disputes have been productive, and the solutions were influenced by the best interest of the child and whereas the parties unequivocally affirm the critical role that educators play in the provision of quality education.
SADTU is happy with the turnout and support for the marches to Parliament in Cape Town and the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Wednesday. Thousands of SADTU members took part in the marches in defence of collective bargaining and promotion of quality public education calling for Basic Minister Angie
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union has noted with concern, cries about the portrayal of Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga during our march to Pretoria on Wednesday.
Close to 210 boy learners from Matetenene High School in Rankelenyane Location in Rustenburg undergo Medical Male Circumcision through SADTU’s HIV and AIDS programme as a result of a campaign drive with SADTU Platinum region in the Bojanala District of North West tomorrow. The MMC comes as result of a partnership between the Union and the Centre for HIV/AIDS Prevention Studies (CHAPS)
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union in Mpumalanga has noted recent utterances by Panyaza Lesufi, spokesperson of the Department of Basic Education
Close to 25 000 SADTU members are expected to take part in the national marches to the Union Buildings in Pretoria and Parliament in Cape Town on Wednesday, 24 April, 2013. COSATU President S’dumo Dlamini will lead the march in Pretoria while Second Deputy President Zingiswa Losi will lead the Cape Town march.
The SA Medical Association (SAMA), a trade union organisation in the public health sector, has noted with both dismay and concern the carefree refusal by the employer in the education sector to honour and implement collective agreements duly negotiated and agreed between educators and the Basic Education Department.
The South African Students Congress (SASCO) fully supports the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) in its justifiable struggle against the unilateral withdrawal of collective bargaining agreements by the Department of Basic Education. This unilateral withdrawal is not only mischievous but a direct undermine of our teachers and the working class in general. We call upon government to restore all collective bargaining agreements. We will participate in the SADTU mass action scheduled for tomorrow,
It has come to our attention that the department of basic education is embarking on a futile exercise through various media platforms to mislead the country that our scheduled march on Wednesday, 24 April, 2013 is illegal and unprotected.
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) notes the reported arrest and torture of two members of the Communist Party of Swaziland (CPS) following a SWAYOCO (Swaziland Youth Congress) Rally on Friday, 19 April 2013, at Msunduza, in the capital Mbabane, Swaziland.
As one of the public sector unions in South Africa, Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) would like to add its voice in support of South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU)’s campaign in defense of collective bargaining agreements, because tolerating disrespect of the collective agreement will nullify the essence of organised labour, an act which can
The South African Democratic Nurses Union (SADNU) guided by the principle of “an injury to one, is an injury to all” wishes to join and support the current call by our reliable ally SADTU (South African Democratic Teachers Union) for the resignation of the Director General and Minister of Basic Education.