A Delft teacher is being investigated for allegedly punishing Grade 1 learners by locking them up in a classroom because they did not have R2 to pay for casual day, Times Live reported.
In the video that went viral, the San Souci pupil can be seen shoving the teacher, who retaliates by slapping the teenager across the face.
The suspension of the Sans Souci Girls' High School pupil, who was slapped by a teacher in a video that went viral, was upheld at her disciplinary hearing on Thursday.
Cape Town – The Sans Souci Girls' High School teacher seen in a viral video smacking a pupil after an altercation is expected to appear for a formal disciplinary hearing today.
CAPE TOWN - The Congress of South African Students (Cosas) is protesting outside Sans Souci Girls' High School in support of a learner who was slapped by a teacher.
Concerns about safety at schools arose in Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Education on Tuesday where Deputy Education Minister Enver Surty suggested that school governing bodies (SGBs) should have safety committees.
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.
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.
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.
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.