Sadtu warns of looming crisis as Limpopo teachers’ contracts are not renewed

2017-01-13 15:00

The South African Democratic Teachers Union in Limpopo has warned of a looming education crisis after dozens of temporary maths and science teachers' contracts were not renewed.

Matric results dispel 'DA lies' - Sadtu

2017-01-05 16:07

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union says that the 2016 matric results prove that the union is not a barrier to education, as claimed by the DA. 

We are no longer garden boys of the DA - Sadtu

2016-11-30 21:09

A meeting to discuss the "jobs for cash" report has been marred by racial undertones after the DA called the report by the South African Council of Educators "nonsensical".

Zuma drops court bid as protests escalate

2016-11-02 11:58

President Jacob Zuma has abandoned a High Court bid to halt the release of a graft ombudsman’s report into the Gupta family’s influence on his government.

Editorial: We must protect the IEC

2016-10-01 11:10

The ANC’s clash with – or more accurately attack on – the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), which City Press reported on last week, should be of grave concern to all South Africans who care for this democracy.

'Jobs for cash’ report taking us back to Apartheid - Sadtu

2016-06-16 17:21

Sadtu has used its Youth Day statement to lash out against the findings of a "jobs for cash" report – suggesting these could bring back apartheid.

Labour Wrap: The danger in mythologising the past

2016-06-02 07:07

Where corruption exists in education, it must be honestly confronted to ensure that SA has competent teachers organised into accountable unions, says Terry Bell.

End overcrowding in schools – Sadtu

2016-05-10 14:15

The South African Democratic Teachers Union in Durban has protested over the overcrowding in schools, saying some schools have 90 pupils in one classroom.

SA society still a work in progress – Sadtu

2016-04-26 19:51

The SA Democratic Teachers Union has called on South Africans to understand that building a new society “is still a work in progress”.

We will respond to Sadtu's demands – Free State government

2016-04-20 17:52

The Free State provincial government has assured Sadtu that Premier Ace Magashule will respond to its demands, including that temporary teachers be made permanent and vacant posts filled.


8% matric pass rate - and this year could be worse, warn teachers at Libode school

2017-01-13 05:45

Some Eastern Cape schools do not have enough teachers and there are fears that already low matric pass rates will fall even more because of this.

Angie: I’m tired of excuses

2016-12-18 06:04

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says she is tired of excuses presented by officials when the department fails to deliver essential services to schools.

Not all of us are corrupt criminals - Sadtu on jobs for cash scandal

2016-11-30 14:16

Teachers' unions have continued to lash out at the "jobs for cash" report, slamming the speed at which it was compiled, the generalisations it contains and some of its recommendations.

Protesters disrupt tests at three West Coast schools

2016-10-29 12:47

Protesters have disrupted systemic tests at three schools on the West Coast despite a high court ruling that disruptions are unlawful, the Western Cape Education Department says.

Limpopo temporary teachers not paid - Sadtu

2016-08-20 22:55

The South African Democratic Teachers' Union has threatened to protest if more than 205 temporary teachers in Limpopo do not receive their salaries.

Sadtu welcomes new KZN education MEC

2016-06-07 21:55

The South African Democratic Teachers' Union in KwaZulu-Natal has welcomed the appointment of the new MEC for Education Mthandeni Dlungwane, saying it is committed to working with him.

DA calls for action against Sadtu in 'jobs for cash' scandal

2016-05-23 15:52

The DA has called for Sadtu's leadership to be called before Parliament to answer for the union's part in corruption detailed in a "jobs for cash" report released by the Ministerial Task Team.

Education dept postpones jobs-for-cash report again

2016-05-06 12:32

The Department of Basic Education has once again postponed releasing a report on the jobs-for-cash scandal, saying it has agreed to consider the input of unions on the debacle.

DA condemns Sadtu march

2016-04-20 18:28

The DA in the Free State has condemned a march by SA Democratic Teachers Union members, saying it was unacceptable that Sadtu members were not at schools to teach.

Sadtu welcomes delayed release of report on jobs-for-cash scandal

2016-04-07 14:08

The South African Democratic Teachers Union has welcomed a decision by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to postpone the release of a report on a jobs-for-cash scandal.

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