Edwin Naidu
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Bargaining council looks into complaint against Blade Nzimande
/ 29 July 2021

Bargaining council looks into complaint against Blade Nzimande

Two months before the long-serving higher education director general was suspended, he reported Nzimande to the bargaining council

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/ 6 May 2005

No sex please, we’re Christians

Christian groups clashed with Minister of Education Kader Asmal over Curriculum 2005, report Marianne Merten and Edwin Naidu The revised National Curriculum Statement has seen Minister of Education Kader criticised in print and broadcast media for his “undemocratic” and “dictatorial” behaviour. Opponents of the statement, including Reverend Kenneth Meshoe, MP, and leader of the African […]

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/ 5 May 2005

A new fighter in the KZN ring

In one of his first tasks since his appointment as MEC in charge of Education, Culture and Sport in KwaZulu-Natal, Lindumusa Gabriel Ndabandaba has begun proceedings to dismiss an educator who was absent from school for a long period claiming he feared for his safety. Ndabandaba said he will adopt a hard-line against educators who […]

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/ 5 May 2005

A long march to equality

Forty-five years after thousands marched in protest against pass laws, women are still second class citizens, write Julia Grey and Edwin Naidu South African women are still fighting to be accepted as equals and given the same opportunities as males in the workplace, including in the teaching profession. Discrimination continues to undermine the status of […]