The Democratic Alliance says disciplinary
action should be taken against the teachers who were found to have assisted
students to cheat in their matric exams.
This follows the Department of Basic
Education stating that is teachers come forward and confess they will be given
MP of Basic Education Annette Lovermore in a statement said the department
could and should institute disciplinary procedures against such teachers and
report them to the South African Council for Educators.
Lovemore said “we submit as the Democratic
Alliance that she is wrong; ethically these teachers have compromised the
future of their learners and must be held accountable”.
the law, the employment of educators act defines their action as clearly
It states disciplinary actions must be
taken. It certainly does not allow the minister any discretion.
will be writing to the minister pointing out these facts and requesting that
she reconsider her actions Lovemore added.
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