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Teacher union demands test ANC’s resolve

Union threatens chaos during midyear exams if the ruling party doesn’t accede to its wishes.

Unions, GDE at odds over deductions

The Suid Afrikaanse Onderwyser-Unie has served the GDE with notice to appear before the Labour Court over hat it calls "illegal strike deductions".

Northern Cape scraps matric prelims

In an unprecedented move, the Northern Cape education department has scrapped matric prelim exams for the class of 2010.

Strike: Matric chaos looms

With such little time left I have serious reservations that we will finish the syllabus. Even if we try to, it would be a rushed process'

Teacher strike over, but new pay row looms

As teachers trickled back to work after their strike was suspended on Monday, unions looked to be heading for a showdown over the no work, no pay rule

Sadtu wants KZN prelims ‘scrapped’

KwaZulu-Natal matric preliminary exams should be cancelled and the time used to prepare for the final examinations, Sadtu said on Tuesday.

‘We’ll accept’, says Sadtu firebrand

One of Sadtu's most militant leaders, Ronald Nyathi, has indicated that the teacher's strike could be soon be over because his region has accepted the state's revised wage offer.

‘Union lords’, not idealists, running show at Sadtu

Teachers hijacked by 'narrow-minded daredevils, says expert.

DA: Principals ‘left to fend for themselves’

The DA has questioned the department of basic education's ability to ensure that the no-work, no-pay rule for striking teachers is enforced.

Teachers divided on govt’s latest wage offer

Signs of a split in unions' response to government's latest wage offer emerged on Tuesday, with Sadtu suggesting they could reject the offer.

Motshekga: We need the public’s help

With no end in sight to the crippling teacher strike, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has appealed to the public to assist matric learners.

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.

Matric chaos mounting

There is "no chance" the final matric exams will be postponed, the national department of basic education said on Wednesday.

Dept moves to assist learners during strike

The Gauteng department of education said on Wednesday that it will implement study groups to continue learning during the public sector strike.

After the strike: Where to?

Teachers embarking on strike action has a damaging impact on education, writes <b>Graeme Bloch</b>.

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