Leaders of teachers unions to receive vaccines on Thursday

The Covid-19 vaccine rollout aimed at vaccinating more than half a million South African teachers and school staff kicked off on Wednesday. Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga said the leadership of the five teachers unions […]

Decision to cancel matric mid-year exams welcomed

The decision to cancel the mid-year exams for matric learners to allow them time to cover the curriculum has been welcomed. National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of SA executive director, Basil Manuel said pupils must remain […]

Naptosa blames shortage of 24 000 teachers on education department’s inefficiency.

The National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of South Africa (Naptosa) said the shortage of teachers, by 24 556, is a result of the education department’s inefficiency. Naptosa’s executive director, Basil Manuel said the education department’s administrative […]

Re-opening of schools postponed to February 15.

The Department of Basic Education has recently announced that reopening of schools will be delayed by two weeks. This comes after the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic hit South Africa and resulted in over […]