Durban — Grade R teachers are concerned about what they call “neglect” of their employee rights by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education.
Teachers had mixed reactions to the statement made by MEC Mbali Frazer that her department was considering employing around 500 Grade R teachers on a permanent basis.
Early childhood development representative NP Khumalo said there was a “burning issue” surrounding Grade R educators’ plight. Khumalo was also seeking clarity on the employment process. Khumalo said Grade R teachers had various qualifications from level 4 and 5 diplomas to degrees.
“We asked the department which qualification will be considered when employing us on a…
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