The National Professional Teachers' Organisation of South Africa

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The National Professional Teachers' Organisation of South Africa (NAPTOSA) is a registered trade union and the second largest union in the education sector


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September 09, 2021

NNF 45 of 2021: School dropout rate: NAPTOSA's view confirmed

NAPTOSA noted with interest the recent research report on the learner flow through schools by the Stellenbosch University’s Research on Socioeconomic Policy (RESEP) group. Although the report’s main aim was to present a picture of the kind of data analysis that is possible with high quality… Read More
August 31, 2021

NNF 44 of 2021: New NAPTOSA Commercial Benefit

NAPTOSA is pleased to announce that it has entered into partnership with KIA Motors for purchases of new vehicles starting from 1 September 2021. The partnership involves a special pricing offer to NAPTOSA members of cost plus 2% on all vehicles in the KIA range, plus a rebate, the value of which… Read More
August 28, 2021

NNF 43 of 2021: Unemployment - Education remains the answer

The employment figures for South Africa for the second quarter of 2021, released by Stats SA earlier this week, makes for depressing reading. An official unemployment rate of 34,1%, the highest since the start of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey in 2008, is indeed sad. The impact on job losses as… Read More
August 24, 2021

NNF 42 of 2021: Sexual misconduct in education - no let-up

NAPTOSA has noted with grave concern the submission on sexual gender-based violence made by the South African Council for Educators (SACE) to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Basic Education last week, which shows no let -up in cases of this nature. After all the focus and campaigns on… Read More
July 28, 2021

NNF 38 of 2021: Term Three, continuing under COVID-19 conditions

The President on 27 July 2021 announced that schools would close a week earlier for the second term and because conditions had not improved the re-opening of schools for the third term was further extended from 19 to 26 July 2021. Fortunately, conditions have improved to allow the third term to… Read More