Sexual misconduct by teachers in schools on the rise
/ 16 December 2022

Sexual misconduct by teachers in schools on the rise

Prolonging the disciplinary inquiry of teachers costs the department of education a lot of money, says teachers’ union Naptosa

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/ 8 January 2007

Teacher body concerned at dysfunctional schools

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.

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/ 23 October 2006

Teachers’ organisation backs Pandor comments

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.

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/ 3 August 2004

New education system ‘not ready to deliver’

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.