Streaming issues? Report here
190703refiloe013jpg 190703refiloe013jpg
Weekend Breakfast with Refiloe Mpakanyane
06:00 - 10:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: Soulful Sundays with Kenny Maistry
See full line-up
Weekend Breakfast with Refiloe Mpakanyane
06:00 - 10:00
Home
arrow_forward
Politics

N West teacher who snapped photo suspended, class teacher under investigation

14 January 2019 1:15 PM
Tags:
Learskool Schweizer Reneke
segregation
black and white pupils

EWN reporter Thando Kubheka says teacher involved in the separation of kids hasn't been suspended but is under investigation.

Following Laerskool Schweizer Reneke making headlines after a photograph of the grade R class went viral showing black and white children sitting apart, it has emerged that the teacher suspended was the one who took the photo rather than the one in charge of the class in question.

READ: EFF branch not satisfied with suspension of teacher at Schweizer Reneke school

The Department of Education in the North West has confirmed that the teacher whose class was photographed is, however, still at the school and she has not been suspended.

Also read: N West teacher suspended over photo of black and white pupils seated apart

What has happened, is that the department has confirmed that the teacher involved in the separation of these pupils, has not been suspended as yet, but the teacher who has been suspended is the teacher who took the photos that went viral.

Thando Kubheka, EWN reporter

The education department has confirmed that teacher who took the offending photograph is suspended.

The class teacher is still under investigation.

They are also saying that the teacher who was involved in segregating the class is currently being investigated and are hoping that announcement of whether her suspension or future in the school will be announced later today.

Thando Kubheka, EWN reporter

Kubheka reports that the department has also confirmed that teaching and learning at the school have returned to normal, however, security has been beefed up.

Listen below to the full interview:


14 January 2019 1:15 PM
Tags:
Learskool Schweizer Reneke
segregation
black and white pupils

Recommended

More from Politics

scootersjpg

'EC scooters were procured to allow transportation of meds by health workers'

10 July 2020 12:07 PM

Provincial health department head Dr Thobile Mbengashe is adamant that these scooters were never meant to be ambulances.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

scootersjpg

EC tender was for 100 clinics, not ambulances - Fabkomp director

10 July 2020 7:34 AM

The company that got the R10 million tender's Brian Harmse sheds light on the controversial project.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

190124 Phil Masinga4

For anyone to write me off politically at this moment is ill-advised - Gigaba

9 July 2020 11:50 AM

Clement Manyathela chats with former minister Malusi Gigaba in a new feature called #HangingOutwithClement.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

123rf A pile of two hundred rand notes, South African currency money

'It is critical that South Africa brings its public debt under control'

9 July 2020 8:07 AM

RMB CEO James Formby says if the country doesnt control its debt, it will find itself in an economic quagmire.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200707truckdriversgif

Truck drivers continue with protest despite union's plea for the strike to end

8 July 2020 1:57 PM

All Truck Drivers Foundation Gauteng secretary Mandla Mngomezulu says the union condemn any violence that is brought by protest.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

5bad5cbc-6b7e-4f1f-8645-42121cf93eb0.jpg

Numsa and Sacca among five unions who accepted SAA voluntary severance packages

8 July 2020 11:38 AM

Public Enterprises Department acting director-general Kgathatso Tlhakudi gives insight on how the agreement was reached.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191125mukharigif

George Mukhari Hospital CEO says he learnt about alleged rape from media

8 July 2020 7:46 AM

The police and the hospital are investigating the rape incident of a two-year-old while in a COVID-19 isolation area.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Mokonyane1

'It is important to put something tangible to allegations against Mokonyane'

7 July 2020 2:39 PM

Investigative journalist Kyle Cowan says the Zondo commission is taking a very long time and there is a little bit of inquiry fatigue.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200506-truter-vbs-edjpg

If Truter spills the beans a lot of VBS looters will be in trouble - Clement

7 July 2020 2:36 PM

Clement Manyathela unpacks what he thinks will happen if former VBS CFO Phillip Truter testifies.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

ebdbczdxsaesdv-jpg

Media giant to shut down some publications as COVID-19 hits Media24

7 July 2020 1:20 PM

CEO Ishmet Davidson says the pandemic has accelerated the pre-existing and long-term structural decline in print media.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward