Sgb News

Schweizer-Reneke teacher returns to class with hugs and no fanfare: 'It has been overwhelming'

Suspension ruled unlawful At the end of January, the Labour Court in Johannesburg ruled that her suspension by the school governing body (Sgb) and Department of Education was unlawful, in part because she had not been given an opportunity to clarify her version of the events.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

Sans Souci: Teacher faces agonising wait as student’s suspension upheld

She told us that it’s now up to the Sgb to communicate their decision “next week”, and have to wait for it to be ratified first.

The South African , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

1 disciplinary charge withdrawn against Bryanston High School coach accused of sexual abuse

One charge brought against a Bryanston High School coach accused of sexual assault has been withdrawn, the school governing body (Sgb) said on Thursday.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

School governing bodies urged to form safety committees as risks increase

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.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 13, 2019

Corporal punishment or self-defence?

The video clip of a teacher smacking a learner has gone viral on social media and many have blamed the teacher who holds a School Governing Body (Sgb) post for applying corporal punishment.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 12, 2019

Another high school poses serious danger to learners

The school's governing body (Sgb) then contacted the Gauteng Department of Education's (GDE) department of infrastructure and development.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 8, 2019

#SansSouci: Teacher, pupil suspended after slapping incident

Education MEC Debbie Schäfer File photo: African News Agency (ANA) 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.

IOL , South Africa Feb 7, 2019

Sans Souci latest: Teacher and student disciplined following investigation

The teacher and the student at the heart of a fierce controversy at Sans Souci Girls School have been suspended by the Sgb, with both set to face a future disciplinary hearing.

The South African , South Africa Feb 7, 2019

#SanSouci: Teacher, pupil open assault cases against each other

“As the teacher in the video is an Sgb (school governing board) appointee, we ask the public to allow the Sgb to investigate the incident before such conclusions are made.

IOL , South Africa Feb 6, 2019

#SansSouci: Mom lays charge after teacher slaps child, teacher lays charge of her own

The teacher in the video was a school governing body (Sgb) appointee.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 6, 2019