The altercation escalates as the pupil pushes a desk towards the teacher, before standing up and charging towards her.
During the incident, which reportedly happened on Tuesday, the girl accuses the teacher of swearing at her and this appears to escalate their confrontation.
This comes after a recording of the altercation, which played out on Tuesday, showed an apparent verbal quarrel over a book escalating into the pupil shoving the teacher, who retaliated by striking the teenager across the face.
In a video that went viral on social media, a teacher of the Newlands school is seen reprimanding a pupil for not having the correct book and for having her cellphone out in an incident that occurred on Tuesday.
Cape Town – Sans Souci Girls' High School's student governing body (SGB) has suspended the teacher and pupil seen in an altercation in a video that has been met with outrage.
In the clip, which is about one-and-a-half minutes long, the rest of the class looks on helplessly as the pupil repeatedly backchats the teacher who appears to grow more and more agitated.
upils at Sans Souci Girls' High School in Newlands, Cape Town, have backed the teacher who was caught on camera slapping a pupil during a heated confrontation, the rest of the public is extremely divided.
In this week’s viral video, the female teacher can be heard shouting at the pupil: "You must have a book like this, please take this as evidence.
The pupil involved in a physical altercation with a teacher at Sans Souci Girls High School in Cape Town is facing five charges in her disciplinary hearing.
Police confirmed on Wednesday that the Sans Souci Girls' High teacher who was filmed slapping a learner in a heated altercation has opened a case of assault against the pupil.
Video goes viral of teacher slapping learner, illegal street racing hotspots across Cape Town and a man is arrested for breaking into a woman’s apartment and wearing her clothes.
A video has been doing the rounds on social media showing a teacher reprimanding a learner for allegedly using a cell phone in class.
A video surfaced earlier this week, showing the learner pushing the educator and the teacher, in turn, slapping her in the face during class.
In the earlier video footage, which was circulated on social media for much of last week, the teacher is seen in an apparent verbal disagreement with one of her pupils, which escalates.
A video of the incident has been circulated widely on social media and now the school governing body is investigating the matter before disciplinary steps are decided on.
Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed "counter-cases" of assault had been opened for investigation following the incident at Sans Souci Girls' High School on Tuesday – one on behalf of the pupil and another by the 33-year-old tea...
Johannesburg - The mother of a pupil whose suicide last month has been linked to her being allegedly bullied by a teacher, has accused the Gauteng Department of Education of xenophobia and lack of professionalism in handling her daughter’s case.
She said that while there is not a ‘one size fits all’ approach to unruly behaviour in our schools, there are certain methods that can be adopted to deal with different circumstances.
In video footage circulated on social media for much of last week, the teacher and pupil are caught in an apparent verbal disagreement which escalates.
Both the teacher and a pupil involved in a physical altercation at Sans Souci Girls High School in Cape Town have been suspended, the Western Cape Education Department has confirmed.
"They have both been informed by the school governing body that disciplinary steps will be taken against them.