The suspended North West's Laerskool Schweizer Reneke teacher, Elana Barkhuizen and members of Solidarity Trade Union during a media briefing at Forever Hotel in Centurion.
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JOHANNESBURG - Trade union Solidarity says the teacher who took the photograph showing racial segregation at Laerskool Schweizer Reneke is being used as a scapegoat.
Laerskool Schweizer Reneke made headlines when a picture of the grade R class went viral.
JOHANNESBURG - Trade Union Solidarity has accused the North West Education Department of suspending the wrong teacher at the centre of the Schweizer Reneke racism saga.
We have already started processes to challenge the suspension," said SAOU chief executive Chris Klopper.
Inside the Schweizer Reneke school hall, the meeting was delayed by several minutes and some members of the communities were demanding that the principal is immediately dismissed, rather than postpone a decision until the start of next week.
Images on social media show black and white pupils seated at separate tables, allegedly at a primary school in Schweizer Reneke.