Durban – A natural science teacher, who hugged a grade 9 pupil and told her he loved her and was subsequently fired, has been dealt another blow.
The teacher challenged his dismissal in the Johannesburg Labour Court, but the court ruled that his dismissal be upheld.
The teacher had been employed with the Gauteng Department of Education since 2016.
On February 8, 2019, there was a complaint of sexual harassment by a pupil against the teacher.
The teacher was placed on a precautionary transfer pending investigations into the allegations.
The complaint levelled against the teacher was that on…
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