The Code of Professional Conduct stipulates minimum standards of professional conduct of teachers and is not an exhaustive list of such standards. Any member of SADTU, who is alleged to have violated the standards of the profession and the provisions of the Code, may be subject to disciplinary action by the Union.Continue reading →
The Novalis Ubuntu Institute in Cape Town, South Africa is a non-profit organization committed to acknowledging, honouring and nurturing the unique gifts, talents and inner resources of each individual.
Our Holistic Adult Education Programme combines Steiner education principles with Ubuntu, the universal spiritual values embraced in African philosophy.
Natu is not aligned to any political party, members can freely choose which party to support. Unlike other teacher unions who are aligned with other political parties, Natu is neutral. The union was born 97 years ago and has had leaders who come from different political parties. One such leader was President ZK Matthews, who was an astute academic and was a leader of the ANC. He is grandparent of the Senior ANC Minister Naledi Pandor. Natu caters for all age groups, young and old. We have branch leaders who are young and old and we even have members who dont pay subscription in universities who are pursuing teaching qualifications. Natu is a member of Independent Labour Caucus and is also a member of Education Labour Relations in provinces. Although we are based in KZN, we do have a national presence with branches in Gauteng, Mpumalanga, North West, Eastern Cape etc.Continue reading →
The Education Association of South Africa (EASA) is an inclusive network of academics, researchers, and practitioners who all prioritize education, particularly education in South Africa. By means of active exchange and critique of hypotheses, theories, and practices, EASA-members strive to promote excellence in education-related research and science. EASA hosts an annual conference (generally in January) and this event offers a platform for spirited debate about education, past and present, and how this might best inform future education and necessary social change. A recurring joy at EASA conferences are the multiple voices that participate, including those of students, teachers, principals, and seasoned and emerging researchers/academics – these multiple voices stimulate nuanced and relevant, but also provocative learning.Continue reading →