BOSETU Rallies Teachers to Abandon extra Workload


Teaching sector trade union, BOSETU, is calling upon teachers to abandon any extra load that the Ministry of Education & Skills Development alleges has resulted from reduced class sizes to 30 and reduced class time to 30 minutes, as the union is currently engaging the employer on the matter. BOSETU Secretary General Tobokani Rari says in a statement that with immediate effect, teachers should cease to carry extra loads beyond their maximums as stated in the 2012 ER.

“This would be in line with good faith engagement as trade unions cannot engage on matters that have already been implemented; We encourage members throughout the country to religiously stick to this guidance to assist unions to engage with Ministry of Basic Education (MoBE) Executives fairly and in good faith”.

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