Teachers to be given protective gear: Lesufi

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says demands by teacher unions for personal protective equipment for their members are not difficult to meet. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says demands by teacher unions for personal protective equipment for their members are not difficult to meet.

He says it is something that the department of education should meet easily and they expect all teachers to be at work by Friday.

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"We are dealing with those processes and so any institutions that feels the safety of their sector or their members is at risk, we want to assure them that they are not at risk," said Lesufi.

Teachers and school management teams are going back to work this week in preparation for grade 7 and 12 pupils who are expected back in class on 1 June.

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