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.
NAPTOSA’s leadership salutes each and every educator member of the union in celebrating World Teachers’ Day on 5 October 2019.
You are indeed part of a worldwide select group of men and woman who fulfil a most critical role in society – helping prepare the future of those who will become the future. Be assured that your contribution to the lives of the children of our country are highly valued.
On 24 September South Africa will be celebrating Heritage Day – a joyous day of pleasant memories.
Listening to people it is clear that “heritage” conjures up different meanings with different persons. Some focus on history, others on culture and religion and others still on food or clothes. Members of NAPTOSA will also each have their own heritage aspects they will be celebrating, and rightly so.
The leadership of NAPTOSA wishes members a wonderful Heritage Day.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motsheka led a delegation of senior managers to the joint sitting of basic education and SAPS to deliberate on the issue of violence in schools.
Read the statement as issued by the department of basic education.