Pupils suspended for complaint on teacher

2014-05-14 08:43

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Johannesburg - The Gauteng education department has expressed concern about the treatment of some matric pupils at an Ekurhuleni school who were suspended for complaining about not having a maths teacher, a report said on Wednesday.

Five matric pupils from Eden Park Secondary School were suspended for leaving during school hours to complain to officials at the Gauteng education department about their plight, the Times reported.

The last time the pupils had a maths lesson was on 4 February.

After being unable to get a meeting with their principal the pupils decided to leave school premises and speak to Gauteng education officials.

A department spokesperson said the suspension was concerning and that it will be speaking to the school’s governing body about the situation.
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