Teacher’s union Sadtu bars hundreds of members from going to work

Teacher’s union Sadtu is barring hundreds of its members from going to schools in Eldorado Park in Johannesburg.

This follows allegations of racist incidents between black and coloured teachers at Klipspruit West Secondary School.

During the week community members refused teachers, most of which were black, from teaching at the school over claims that they are assaulting learners.

Ray White interviewed Gauteng Education Department spokesperson Steve Mabona.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

On Monday community members decided to disrupt schooling.

Steve Mabona, Gauteng Education Department

We’ve decided to limit access at these schools… so that there’s some sort of functionality there…

Steve Mabona, Gauteng Education Department

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