Cape Town – Grade R teachers are demanding official recognition through formal employment with the Western Cape Department of Education (WCED).
This after renewed protests by Grade R teachers this week.
A group of Grade R teachers marched from Hanover Street, District Six, to the legislature, on Tuesday. Grade R teachers are employed by school governing bodies and not the WCED.
Warda Esau, a Grade R teacher for over 15 years, said the group first protested on March 1 and July 15, with around 120 teachers across Cape Town, Strand, Somerset West, Park, Kraaifontein and Grabouw.
The group demanded permanent employment with benefits and recognition of their qualifications.
“We have to sign a…
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