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.
A new media storm has erupted around the Department of Basic Education’s (DBE) revised Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) component of the Life Orientation curriculum, with political parties, interest-based organisations and some trade unions weighing in on the matter.
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NAPTOSA’s 6th National Congress gathered at Emperor’s Palace Convention Centre, Kempton Park, on 22 and 23 October 2019.
Congress was graced by the presence of the Minister of Basic Education, Ms Angie Motshekga; leaders of education unions; the PSCBC, ELRC, SACE and the ETDP SETA as well as two former Presidents and the former Executive Director of the union.
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25 JANUARY 2020 SCHOOL READINESS FOR EDUCATORS – SATURDAY
“School Readiness for Educators” will be offered again in the NAPTOSA Gauteng Professional Development programme in term 1 of 2020. This is a one-day seminar for new teachers, developed and presented by Bev Booker for NAPTOSA Gauteng. The seminar is also suited to any teachers looking to reconnect with their purpose and passion for teaching (15 SACE CPTD points).
To download the programme and booking form - pdf Click here (1.15 MB)