A KwaZulu-Natal national government organisation called the Foundation for English; Mathematics; Sciences; Sports and Innovation of South Africa says it seems as if ‘teachers’ lives don’t matter anymore.’ They were reacting to the news this week that educators are scheduled to return to school on the 1st of February, a full two weeks before learners do. Organisation Chairperson Vishnu Naidoo, who’s also a former principal, says he does not […]
The Ministry of Higher Education is engaging its Health counterpart to ensure that workers and volunteers in the sector’s higher health initiative are vaccinated along with healthcare workers in the first phase of the COVID-19 vaccination programme.
The cash-strapped Amathole District Municipality in the Eastern Cape has withdrawn its January 7 circular to withhold payment of salaries to 1641 municipal workers, councillors and traditional leaders for four to five months.
Higher Education Science and Innovation Minister Dr. Blade Nzimande says the ministry is expected to this week receive the statistics on how many university students and staff either tested positive for the coronavirus or succumbed to COVID-19-related complications over the festive period.
The Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) and the Communications Workers Union (CWU) have unveiled plans for industrial action at the SABC. It includes a motorcade to the Union Buildings, a go-slow and a 4-hour blackout on Friday. Both unions had virtual meetings with their members on Monday. The public broadcaster is pushing […]