South African Democratic Teachers Union

Nzimande wants to prioritise rural universities

The minister says these universities cannot be left neglected like they were under apartheid

EDITORIAL: Sadtu, do the right thing

It is incumbent on Sadtu to lead the way and ensure that it is having tough conversations with the minister of basic education

Unions want bold strides for teachers

Sadtu vows to take new minister to court if infrastructure is not immediately made a priority

‘Don’t punish teachers for a broken system’ — Equal Education

The organisation wants to defend teachers’ right to strike in its submission to the essential services committee

‘Teachers’ right to strike must be protected’ – Section27

The advocacy group contends that teaching should not be deemed an essential service

Unionist accused of stealing R600 000 of workers’ money

The general secretary of a Saftu-affiliated union is being investigated for corruption

Sadtu accuses PSA of being ‘all bark and no bite’

Calling the PSA a puppy, the teachers' union has accused the organisation of having no political clarity.

PSA holds out on signing public sector wage deal

Not all members of the bargaining council are on board with the wage proposal, with Fedusa calling for more time to consult with members

Rural teachers to get critical backup from assistants

Treasury has allocated an initial R29.2-million to the rural education assistant project

Late payday highlights plight of grade R teachers

It may still be a year or two before grade R teachers are fully absorbed into the country’s basic education system

Call for probe as pads pile up in KZN

With too many sanitary towels but no money for effective teaching, unions are alleging corruption

Sadtu accuses KZN education dept of mismanaging free sanitary pads project

Sadtu has accused the Department of Education of commercialising the free sanitary pads initiative in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it