/ 17 April 2021

No mercy for teachers who are found guilty of misconduct

Safrica Crime Assault Children School
Safer environment: Instructor Den Manda puts up charts during a session with NGO Action Breaks Silence. New, harsher sanctions for sexual abuse by teachers will better protect children. (Gulshan Khan/AFP)
New regulations give direction on what sanctions should be imposed on disgraceful teachers, including lifetime bans for serious offences

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