TEACHING TEMPS GIVEN A REPRIEVE

The provincial Department of Education has backtracked on its decision to terminate the contracts of temporary teachers in the province, citing “humanitarian concerns”.

In a statement, Edmund van Vuuren, the DA’s provincial spokesperson for education, said the DA maintained that the inhumane and authoritarian decision to terminate contracts before the end of the term went against best practices for quality teaching and learning. Read the full story in the Daily Dispatch.