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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May 11, 2021

Consultation: DBE and Trade Unions

The leadership of NAPTOSA joined the leaders of other recognized education trade unions on Saturday, 8 May 2020, in a consultation meeting with the Department of Basic Education (DBE) on a range of matters reflected below. Vaccination date for teachers It is well-known that the vaccination process… Read More
May 06, 2021

Professional Development Programme 10 May 15 May 2021

The purpose of professional development is to improve knowledge and skills in order to facilitate individual, school-wide, and district-wide improvements for the purpose of increasing student achievement. Educators face continuously increasing requirements from the state Bringing Technology to… Read More
April 28, 2021

Wage negotiations collapse

At the wage negotiations held at the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) on 23 April 2021 Labour and the State as Employer could not find each other.. In News Flash 16 of 2021 we indicated that not all was doom and gloom regarding wage negotiations. The employer had requested a… Read More
April 28, 2021

Salary negotiations

On 3 March 2021 NAPTOSA released National News Flash 12 of 2021 in which members were informed about the wage demands tabled by labour on 1 March 2021. The first round of negotiations took place from 29 -30 March 2021. Salary negotiations resumed again on Thursday, 15 April 2021 at the Public… Read More
April 28, 2021

Re-employment after discharge for misconduct

The Minister of Basic Education on 9 April 2021 issued regulations pertaining to the re-employment of former educators after a discharge for misconduct. The regulations determine a period (for each of the acts of misconduct contained in sections 17 and 18 of the Employment of Educators Act (EEA))… Read More
April 01, 2021

Upcoming Professional Development workshops 01/03/2021-23/04/2021

The purpose of professional development is to improve knowledge and skills in order to facilitate individual, school-wide, and district-wide improvements for the purpose of increasing student achievement. Educators face continuously increasing requirements from the state. We have a host of… Read More