Kamogelo Seekoei

Not enough data to dock pay

As government prepares to dock the salaries of striking teachers, an <i>M&G</i> investigation suggests the data necessary to do so could be flawed.

Some Gauteng schools to ‘defy’ exam delay

Some schools in Gauteng have said they will not implement the provincial education department's ruling on Wednesday to postpone matric prelim exams.

Parents, pupils called to help teach

As pupils taught their peers in the absence of striking teachers, the basic education department claimed it would support schools during the strike.

UJ philosopher on ‘the meaning of life’

No philosophy department in the country is doing more to train black postgraduates than UJ, says Professor Thaddeus Metz, head of the department.

UJ students protest exclusions policy

Following violent student protests and police action at UJ on Wednesday, the university applied for an urgent court order to prevent further protests.

Strikes: Rich school, poor school

This week's teacher action highlights the disparities in South African society.

Government offer is not what workers want, so strike is on

Cosatu has vowed to push ahead with its public service strike next week, despite the government revising its pay offer to 7%.

Teachers still set to strike

Unions have rejected the latest offer from government, increasing the possibility of a public service strike next week which could shut down schools.

Last-minute talks to avert teacher strike

Last-ditch talks to avoid a strike that could see many schools stop teaching next week were postponed from Wednesday night to Thursday morning.

Jake White faces a testing time

Coaching at international level is more and more about compromise, it seems. The international season is almost upon us and half of Jake White's Springbok squad is crocked. It is now easy to understand why the national coach chose 45 players for his training camp in Bloemfontein.

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