The Department of Education says it is not concerned about the public sector workers’ plan to embark on industrial action as they do not see it affecting matric learners sitting for exams.
National spokesperson for the department, Elijah Mhlanga, said all five teacher’s unions in the sector had made it public they would not participate in a strike.
This, he said, was confirmed during a meeting between the unions and the Department of Education on Saturday, where they committed to not down the chalk.
“We are not worried about that,” Mhlanga said when asked about the industrial action plans.
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