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11 teachers who were found guilty of a range of charges, including sexual misconduct FIRED!

Department of Basic Education spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga reflects on the charges labeled against the educators.

The Department of Basic Education has fired 11 teachers who were found guilty of a range of charges, including sexual misconduct.

In Parliament on Tuesday, the South African Council of Educators (Sace) listed cases of misconduct against teachers.

Four hundred forty-three cases of misconduct against educators for the 2020/21 financial year were received by the council.

Sace gave a presentation of an annual report, it was in relation to the work done in the 2020/21 financial year.

Elijah Mhlanga, Spokesperson – Department of Basic Education

He adds that the department is very concerned with the report as it appears that educators forget the code of conduct they signed to be teachers.