R2.3bn paid to surplus teachers

2013-02-03 09:50

An amount of R2.3bn is being paid by the education department to teachers whose posts were abolished, the Sunday Times reports.

Naptosa: Teachers will not benefit

2012-06-20 17:17

Teachers will not benefit from a new pay offer by the state for public servants, says teachers' union Naptosa.

Laptop programme runs out of cash

2011-09-20 08:07

A government programme worth more than half a billion rand to supply public schools' teachers with laptop computers has run out of cash, according to a report.

Fatter paycheck for some KZN teachers

2010-11-19 11:25

KwaZulu-Natal grade R teachers will receive a salary increase before the end of November, says the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union.

'Teachers get too many holidays!'

2014-07-11 10:28

“You teachers are lucky you have so many holidays, I wish I had your job”

Teacher tapes kids’ mouths shut

2014-03-05 09:34

Art teacher tapes the mouths shut of entire class of giggling 10 year olds.


Bad teacher confessions

2014-02-05 08:09

Not all teachers love what they do...

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Passing the ethics buck

2011-08-18 18:49

Children need to learn ethics, says Kgalema Motlanthe. Agreed, but who is showing them the way?

Are our schools disabled-friendly?

2011-05-04 08:00

Some mainstream schools have managed to integrate disabled children into the mainstream. Here’s what’s possible.

No to cruel teachers!

2010-10-27 14:15

Abuse in schools is outdated and wrong says Masanda Peter.


Sadtu: Teachers must be prepared

2012-10-28 14:44

Teachers must be on time, thoroughly prepared and professional, says the SA Democratic Teachers' Union.

E Cape seeks bailout to pay teachers

2012-01-05 09:35

The Eastern Cape education department has approached the provincial treasury for a R15m bailout to settle salary arrears owed to teachers.

'Unions did not object to deductions'

2011-03-11 08:56

Unions did not object to the implementation of the "no work, no pay" policy for teachers who participated in last year's public sector strike, says a government spokesperson.

The best teacher we never had

2014-08-12 10:01

Robin Williams’s role in Dead Poet’s Society transformed our ideas about educators.

Victim’s father shouts at alleged sex abuse teacher in court

2014-05-29 12:27

Guidance counsellor charged with having sex with 14-year-old girl.

Teacher’s racy photo shoot suspension

2014-02-18 11:14

US teacher’s steamy job-on-the-side creates uncomfortable atmosphere.

Conversations with a rural school teacher

2012-09-10 15:13

Overworked and underpaid - South Africa's teachers are struggling.

Celebrating good teachers

2011-06-22 10:32

Here’s to those who love what they do – and make my children’s days special in so many small ways.

The power of a teacher

2011-04-13 14:16

A good teacher can change a child’s life. Let’s give them credit, says Masanda Peter.

Hey, teachers, don‘t leave our kids alone!

2010-08-05 09:07

Is there any way we can find a solution that satisfies both teachers’ and learners’ rights?

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