NAPTOSA KZN Media Release : Corporal Punishment is illegal

NAPTOSA strongly condemns the spate of corporal punishment, incidents that have surfaced in the Province. The most recent incident in Esakaleni is disturbing and
traumatic just to watch it’s inconceivable to comprehend how the learners felt. The conduct of this educator and others is unprofessional, criminal and sadistic. There can never be any justification for this type of conduct, it breaches every law applicable to educators and is common law assault. The learners have suffered physical harm and
humiliation, not to mention the psychological trauma that will leave lifelong scars.

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