Teachers Strike

Tens of thousands join teachers’ protest in Rio

This week's teachers march in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro has drawn the biggest turnout since the wave of protests during the Confederations Cup in June.

Ugandan teachers strike to demand 20% pay increase

Schoolteachers have protested against government rejecting a 20% pay demand.

Sadtu march: ‘Run Angie, run’

Classrooms stood empty as Sadtu members took to the streets calling for Angie Motshekga and Bobby Soobrayan to step down immediately.

M&G Hangout: Should education be an essential service?

We chat to our education reporters about the ANC’s announcement to make education an essential service: what does this mean and will it have any real effect?

Self-teaching is the future

Doing things oneself is imperative in the knowledge-based economy.

A watershed moment for Sadtu

Sadtu's call to members to examine their role in delivering education is a sea change in attitude.

Sadtu backs down from strike but goes to court

Eastern Cape matrics are safe from a teachers' strike for now but tensions remain high as Sadtu takes the department of education to court.

Teachers on warpath in E Cape as strike talk escalates

About 53 000 Eastern Cape teachers have moved closer to striking as their union talks tough, setting Friday as the deadline for government to respond.

Eastern Cape teacher strike could hit exams

The South African Democratic Teachers' Union could not guarantee that a strike by 53 000 teachers would not disrupt matric exams.

Frenzied bid to avert EC teachers’ matric exam strike

The department of basic education is scrambling to avert a possible strike by 53 000 teachers -- in the middle of the matric exams.

Sadtu is ‘self-serving’, says DA

A row between Sadtu and the DA is brewing over a Bill that seeks to limit the striking rights of teachers.

Parents: Teachers’ strike a ‘tragedy’

The National Association of Parents in School Governance (NAPSG) called the protracted public servants' strike at schools "a tragedy" on Thursday.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world