Johannesburg – As the country commemorates 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, the Gauteng Department of Education finds itself having to account for why millions were spent on teachers accused of sexual misconduct.
The department reportedly spent nearly R10 million paying suspended teachers facing sexual misconduct allegations over the last five years. The Democratic Alliance claims that out of the 173 complaints of sexual misconduct against these educators, 29 teachers received precautionary suspensions and six more are still on them.
“The average number of days for precautionary suspension is 346 days for the last five years and has cost the department R10…
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