Naptosa: Safety of children and teachers on high priority


Basil Manuel, Naptosa president said the topmost priority now is the safety of children and teachers, as they resume back to school on Monday.

Naptosa (National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of South Africa) is being mindful of not wanting schools to be the reason for another wave of coronavirus cases.

Our concerns remain the same, whether the department is ready to accept them and whether the schools are being supplied with the necessary materials.”

In addition to that, one of the biggest issues is the supply for teachers, especially in those schools where there are pupils with comorbidities,” said Manuel.

On Monday, there would be a storm of students flowing back into schools, which could be the first for some students in five months.



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