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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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
July 28, 2021

NNF 37 of 2021: Wage Agreement 2-21/22 a reality

In National News Flash 35 of 2021 members were informed that NAPTOSA had signed the wage agreement that had been negotiated in Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC). Members were also made aware of the fact that the agreement would only become implementable once the signatures of… Read More
July 28, 2021

NNF 36 of 2021: NAPTOSA comment on DBE Circular 4 of 2021

Having failed to negotiate a collective agreement in the ELRC on operational requirements for school-based educators, therapists, counsellors and psychologists, post the education vaccination programme, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) late on Friday, 23 July 2021, issued a circular based on… Read More
July 27, 2021

Back to School

The executive director of the National Professional Teachers' Organisation of South Africa, Basil Manuel has raised concerns over the number of learners dropping out of school and the impact of vandalism at our schools. He has appealed to communities to play their part. Read More
July 06, 2021

Six vaccination myths busted

MYTH 1: “Employers are forcing employees to vaccinate against their will and without their informed consent “ FACT: Employees can refuse vaccination on Constitutional or medical grounds. Constitutional grounds are the right to bodily integrity and the right to freedom of religion, belief and… Read More