WISHING YOU A GOOD START

The Professional Educators’ Union wishes all of her members a good start, as they prepare to wrap-up the academic year of 2018. It is our fervent hope and belief that everyone has by now fully recharged, to be equal to the daunting activities that come with this term. May each one of you continue to brighten the corner wherever he/she is and teach with pride and integrity , as a member of the big family of professionals.

ORA AT LABORA !

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Safety at our Schools

Safety at our Schools

The Department of Basic Education takes school safety very seriously and as an apex priority the department has put in place various policies and measures to ensure the safety of all learners, educators and relevant stakeholders in schools.

The Department reiterates that there is no place for violence, drug-use/abuse, sexual harassment and other criminal acts in schools as it poses a serious barrier to learning. There is great focus on the inculcation of values and ethics and of a just and caring …

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Proposals on the re-design of ANA in 2016 and beyond – draft version

Proposals on the re-design of ANA in 2016 and beyond – draft version

Proposals the re-design of ANA in 2016 and beyond – draft version

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PEU media release on the re-design of annual national assessment

PEU media release on  the re-design of annual national assessment

PEU MEDIA RELEASE ON THE RE-DESIGN OF ANNUAL NATIONAL ASSESSMENT (1)

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JUNE 16‘S 40TH COMMEMORATION

JUNE 16‘S 40TH COMMEMORATION

PEU MEDIA RELEASE ON JUNE 16‘S 40TH COMMEMORATION
The Professional Educators’ Union (PEU) joins millions of fellow South Africans and the World in commemorating the 40th Anniversary of June 16 1976. This has been indeed a fateful day in which thousands of learners in Soweto and surrounding areas put their lives on the line, in protest against the injustices of the then Bantu Education system, particularly the pushing of Afrikaans as medium of instruction by the regime, against the will of the people. The day is …

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Fruitful and successful General Executive Council meeting

The Professional Educators Union had a fruitful and successful General Executive Council meeting over the weekend in Hammanskraal. The Council was the penultimate event prior to the Congress, scheduled for the first week of October in Pretoria. The Council will be followed by a serious of Provincial and Districts meetings, whose express purpose will be to communicate and cascade important resolutions to structures and entire union membership. The Union will also hold a series of a labor workshops with an aim of throwing a caution …

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The use of sticks in our schools…

The use of sticks in our schools…

The use of stick in our school is still a challenge that puts most of our teachers on the wrong side of the law. Corporal punishment is outlawed in all of our schools and no amount of reasons put forward to justify the action ever be taken. We therefore enjoin all of our teachers to refrain from the practice, as it continuously puts their jobs on the line. May we kindly make  use of other recommended alternative disciplinary measures, as we endeavor to …

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PEU notes with concern…

PEU notes with concern…

PEU notes with concern, the gruesome murder of a learner at Sithandoomfundo Inanda in Durban. It is unfortunate that the incident optimize the plight of township schools in the country. It is high time that the issue of serious security in our schools be an apex priority before we lose more lives.

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Peu draft media statement on findings of the ministerial task team (MTT)

Peu draft media statement on findings of the ministerial task team (MTT)

PEU DRAFT MEDIA STATEMENT ON FINDINGS OF THE MINISTERIAL TASK TEAM (MTT) REPORT ON ALLEGATIONS OF SELLING AND BUYING OF PROMOTIONAL POSTS

The Professional Educators’ Union roundly and unequivocally condemns the selling and buying of teaching posts as reported by the Volmink report. We therefore urge Minister Angie Motshekga, to not even think of, but to just go ahead in pressing criminal charges with law enforcement agents, to ensure that this cancerous anathema, hell-bend on discrediting the teaching profession and the delivery of quality …

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PEU-News letter-issue-no.6-May-2016

PEU-News letter-issue-no.6-May-2016

PEU-News letter-issue-no.6-May-2016

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