Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane on Tuessday reassured the public that student l.
WITH the abuse of children by teachers so rife in our schools, we wonder whether the call by the SA Democratic Teachers Union to its members to desist from such deviant behaviour has not come rather late.
In recent years education authorities have been inundated with reports of abuse sometimes occurring right under the noses of pliant principals who should be protecting the good name of their schools.
For their part the authorities have acted with welcomeresoluteness in cases brought to their attention though suspicion prevails that many of such cases still go unreported because victims fear alienation.
Until now Sadtu has seemingly been soft-pedalling the issue, preferring to merely condemn the culprits instead of expelling them from its ranks.
Teachers who use schools as a nursery for their below-the-belt exploits are nothing but a disgrace to this nobleprofession.