Wednesday, 27 November 2013

The Role of Unions in Education Transformation


Our advocacy and projects coordinator Nomalanga Mkhize participated in Kagiso Trust's Education Conversations in Johanesburg 2012.

She engaged with department officials and the South African Democratic Teachers Union on the role of unions in education .

Excerpt:
Feisty community activist, Nomalanga Mkhize, coordinator of the Save our Schools and Community initiative in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, said that there is a disconnect between unions and government which is crippling decision-making at schools. While unity is declared at the top levels of union and education structures, local and district level education is riven by divided loyalties and a poor understanding of correct processes and procedures.

Read more here: http://www.educationconversations.co.za/education-conversations-the-role-of-unions-in-education-transformation/

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