Teachers are refusing unfair labour practice and ensuring they are more than just administrators.
The National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of South Africa (Naptosa) on Wednesday issued a press statement regarding its declaration of a deadlock on the payment of educator backlogs. The matter arose out of the absence of any salary progression for educators from 1996 to 2002.
Dispute could affect matric exams
Prolonging the disciplinary inquiry of teachers costs the department of education a lot of money, says teachers’ union Naptosa
Naptosa says it is irresponsible to keep schools open and that this is affecting the mental and physical health of teachers and learners
The new President of the National Professional Teachers’ Organisation (NAPTOSA) has called for a re-evaluation of the outcomes-based education (OBE) system.
The National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of South Africa (Naptosa) shares the Department of Education’s concerns about dysfunctional schools, it said on Monday. ”It would be necessary to first profile these [dysfunctional] schools in order to determine exactly where the problems lie,” Naptosa president Dave Balt said.
Teachers support the statement by Minister of Education Naledi Pandor that school safety needs to be addressed immediately, the National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of South Africa (Naptosa) said on Monday. ”Naptosa and its members commit themselves to supporting any initiative from the Department of Education to address the problem of safety in schools,” Naptosa president Dave Malt said.
The government was setting itself up for failure if it introduced its further education and training (FET) curriculum for grades 10 to 12 in 2006, the National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of South Africa (Naptosa) said on Tuesday. Naptosa president Dave Balt was commenting after Education Minister Naledi Pandor’s said on Monday that, as far as she was concerned, the deadline remained 2006.