Tuesday, June 29, 2021

No Exceptions for Educators Opting against Vaccination


Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has on Monday given an update on the education sector's response to the pandemic under level 4 of the lockdown.

 It was decided that All public and private schools in the country are to be closed from Wednesday and to reopen on the 19th July

Minister Motshekga said that teachers who choose not to get vaccinated would not be granted any concessions and would have to report for duty as planned and that Those who chose not to vaccinate cannot choose not to come to work. Also, because now it’s not a matter of choice,”.

The minister added that teachers and education staff who had requested for concessions due to a number of reasons including comorbidities, would be expected to report for duty after the sector concludes its vaccination programme in July.


Done by Lizeka Tsotetsi

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