NAPTOSA, the second largest union in the education sector, was registered by the Registrar of Labour Relations as the Trade Union on 1 November 2006. Furthermore, .
NAPTOSA enjoys all the rights of a trade union and operates within the National ELRC under the name of the Combined Trade Unions (CTU), called CTU – ATU. The Provincial Autonomous Teachers’ Unions (ATU) consist of NAPTOSA (the corresponding party), NATU, PEU, PSA and SAOU.
NAPTOSA is the only education sector union that is truly representative of the demographics of South Africa. Its strength lies in the diverse backgrounds of its members, bound by a common commitment to professionalism and to educating the youth of South Africa.
Please note the following updates:
1) Grade R practitioners' stipend from the Gauteng Department of education will be paid on the 20th of every month effective February 2020.
2) Gauteng Department of Education has informed employees about a list of health institutions that accept and treat injury on duty within Gauteng. Members are discouraged to use other institutions than the ones on the list and avoid to use cash or their medical aid.
pdf Click here (83 KB) to see the list of institutions
pdf Memo (59 KB) for list of health institutions
NAPTOSA statement on the State of the Nation Address as made by Mr. Nkosipendule Ntantala, President of NAPTOSA.
"As NAPTOSA we believe that the President's 2020 SONA promises should be given a chance, but it will be a sad day if next year this time we yet again, upon reflection, have to pronounce that this year's promises were nothing better than already chewed gum", said Mr. Ntantala
pdf Click here (139 KB) to read the whole statement.
pdf Click here (134 KB) to read the SONA speech 2020
NAPTOSA has noted media reports that COSATU is proposing the utilization of pension fund money, including those of the GEPF, to reduce the debt burden on ESKOM.
Read the full NAPTOSA Statement here - pdf click here (124 KB)
Read the GEPF Media Statement here - pdf click here (127 KB)