Report delays in delivery of teaching and learning materials – Sadtu

2020-01-14 22:07

The SA Democratic Teachers' Union has urged its sites to report any and all delays in the delivery of teaching and learning materials at schools across the country.

Sadtu calls for discipline during the 2019 NSC exams

2019-10-14 20:21

The South African Democratic Teachers' Union has called for discipline and dedication from pupils ahead of the matric examinations.

KZN school had previous complaints, threats before teacher shot - Sadtu

2019-06-13 13:15

The SA Democratic Teachers Union in KwaZulu-Natal says threats and the presence of firearms were commonplace at Masuku Primary School in Folweni – where a teacher was recently shot dead – over the past year.

Unions pick board members for Public Investment Corporation

2019-05-30 19:32

Senior executives from the Public Investment Corporation’s three biggest labour union contributors are set to be appointed to the interim board of the fund manager that’s being investigated over allegations of wrongdoing.

Slain teacher's family disappointed with 10-year sentence handed to 'heartless' pupil

2019-02-28 21:14

A North West magistrate has described a Grade 10 pupil who killed a teacher at a school in Lehurutshe as a "heartless" and "cold-blooded" murderer who lacked remorse.

Emergency measures in place at Schweizer-Reneke school

2019-01-14 08:20

The school governing body of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke has reportedly put security measures in place to ensure the safety of its learners and teachers.

Debates rage on public sector pay

2018-05-22 14:10

Furious debates about whether to sign or dispute the latest public sector pay deal are now underway at all levels within Cosatu-affiliated public sector unions.

KZN education dept on brink of collapse, warns Sadtu branch

2018-02-20 19:44

The KwaZulu-Natal education department has dismally failed to prioritise its programmes and is at risk of collapsing, says the SA Democratic Teachers Union in the province.

The alliance must die for the ANC to live

2017-12-24 06:05

The party has tried to keep its partners happy, instead of providing policy certainty, writes Thabang Matsohi.

'Guptas will never touch our money' – Sadtu

2017-10-13 20:47

A senior SA Democratic Teachers Union official has assured thousands of members that the Gupta family will not be allowed to rob South Africa.


Sadtu welcomes jail sentence for pupil who assaulted, tried to knock down teacher

2019-12-05 10:17

The SA Democratic Teachers' Union has questioned why a 24-year-old pupil was not enrolled at an institution "suitable for his age" after the pupil assaulted a female teacher and used her car to try to run her over.

'We know it’s happening' – Ramaphosa says teacher, pupil sexual relationships are 'abhorrent'

2019-09-25 15:39

President Cyril Ramaphosa has slammed sexual relationships teachers had with pupils as "abhorrent behaviour, asking for it to be stopped.

Sadtu calls for urgent summits on violence, drug abuse at schools

2019-06-05 05:20

The South African Democratic Teachers Union has called on parents and affected communities to urgently convene summits to deal with violence, the availability of drugs and substance abuse in schools.

Durban school principal accused of forcing teachers to undress before touching and kissing

2019-04-09 08:47

Teaching and learning has been interrupted at a primary school in a suburb of Durban, following allegations that the school principal has been sexually abusing female teachers.

Sadtu demands answers following suspension of Schweizer-Reneke teacher at centre of racism row

2019-01-17 13:02

Sadtu in the North West is demanding answers from the provincial department on why a teacher, who allegedly captured and shared a controversial image taken at Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke in the province, was suspended.

Western Cape school robberies: Sadtu concerned, dept offers reward

2018-06-19 19:22

The SA Democratic Teachers' Union is "deeply concerned" about a spate of robberies at schools in Cape Town where five schools have been targeted since May 16.

Sadtu accuses KZN education dept of mismanaging free sanitary pads project

2018-03-29 19:43

The SA Democratic Teachers Union has accused the Department of Education of commercialising the free sanitary pads initiative in KwaZulu-Natal.

Zuma's second term was not good for labour – Sadtu general secretary

2018-02-16 16:54

Sadtu general secretary Mugwena Maluleke has said former president Jacob Zuma's second term in office was marked by all talk and no action from the president.

Jail the Steinhoff skelms - SADTU

2017-12-08 18:48

Fin24 presenter Moeshfieka Botha speaks to SADTU general secretary Mugwena Maluleke about Steinhoff's share collapse and its impact on the government pension fund.

Unions warn Gigaba to back off on pensions

2017-10-08 05:47

Unions have warned Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and his deputy Sfiso Buthelezi to keep their hands off civil servants’ pensions.

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