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15 July 2013

Teachers’ sick leave probed

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Lax management in schools and a reluctance by teachers to do their duty have been blamed for the abuse of the school leave system which robs pupils of vital teaching time.

This has emerged in the wake of a disclosure that 21 000 applications for incapacity leave and retirement on health grounds had been submitted by South Africa’s school teachers in the first three months of this year.

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Source: DailyNews

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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