SADTU must stop gambling with the futures of our learners

The DA is calling on both the Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, and the Gauteng Department of Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, to intervene with immediate effect to stop the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union’s (SADTU) illegal strike that is disrupting schooling across the province. SADTU’s affiliated teachers absenteeism and bunking classes…

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GDE needs to advocate for SGBs

The DA is calling on the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) to initiate an ongoing outreach awareness campaign on the roles and importance of the School Governing Bodies (SGB) in our public schools across the province. This awareness campaign is crucial as the three-year term of the current SGB members…

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SADTU undermines learners’ rights

The DA in Gauteng demands that the teachers affiliated with the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) must respect learners’ rights to a basic education. SADTU has been disrupting learning and teaching since schools reopened in 2018. This can no longer be tolerated and must come to an end. Both…

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