Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union has called for discipline and dedication from pupils ahead of the matric examinations.
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.
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.
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.
The school governing body of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke has reportedly put security measures in place to ensure the safety of its learners and teachers.
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.
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 party has tried to keep its partners happy, instead of providing policy certainty, writes Thabang Matsohi.
A senior SA Democratic Teachers Union official has assured thousands of members that the Gupta family will not be allowed to rob South Africa.
A 52-year-old teacher who lost her sight says the principal of the school fired her and the KwaZulu-Natal department of education has done nothing about it.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has slammed sexual relationships teachers had with pupils as "abhorrent behaviour, asking for it to be stopped.
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.
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 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.
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.
The SA Democratic Teachers Union has accused the Department of Education of commercialising the free sanitary pads initiative in KwaZulu-Natal.
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.
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 have warned Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and his deputy Sfiso Buthelezi to keep their hands off civil servants’ pensions.
Cosatu general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali said on Wednesday that political killings will be a thing of the past if the deputy takes over from the president. Watch.
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