Teach­ers with­drawn

Sunday Tribune - - NEWS -

THREE hun­dred and twenty four teach­ers from 30 schools in El­do­rado Park, Jo­han­nes­burg, downed tools over racism al­le­ga­tions forc­ing schools to close.

Sadtu ac­cused the Gaut­eng De­part­ment of Ed­u­ca­tion of fail­ing to ad­dress is­sues of black teach­ers.

Sadtu re­acted to sim­mer­ing racial ten­sion at Klip­spruit West Sec­ondary where protests erupted af­ter a black prin­ci­pal was ap­pointed in July.

The largely coloured com­mu­nity de­manded a coloured can­di­date. Fur­ther dis­rup­tions are ex­pected.

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