Knowing that the brightest employees in the Government are White, so now the Government wants public servants to retire at 55, just another sly move to get rid of white people

Johannesburg – The state has set the ball rolling in its desperate bid to cut the public wage bill by giving workers aged between 55 and 60 until September to retire without pension penalties.

Guidelines for applying for early retirement have been released to thousands of public servants. The Star has seen a copy of the guidelines and also learnt that unions and workers have started mulling the offer, which became effective from
April 1.

Teachers, police officers, prison warders, soldiers and intelligence service officers are among those targeted for penalty-free early retirements.

Reading the Budget Speech in February, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced plans to cut the national and provincial pay budgets by R27 billion over the next three years.

“The public wage bill is unsustainable. We must shift expenditure to investment,” Mboweni said in his speech.

But, in documents detailing the guidelines, the Departme
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South Africa’s education system has another problem: As many as one in 10 teachers at public schools are AWOL on any given day

The Department of Basic Education has published its latest School Monitoring Survey, showing where the country’s schools are improving and also where things are getting worse.

The survey was commissioned by the department in 2017, and sought to measure the progress of public schools through to 2019.

Across the major indicators, the department measured areas of concern including vacant teaching posts, teacher absenteeism, access to books and libraries, the functionality of school governing bodies, and the effectiveness of national exams.

While some areas showed improvement since the previous survey (2011), others underlined growing problems.

According to the department, on the positive side, access to libraries has increased across South Africa’s schools – even more so in poorer areas.

Schools have also become more effective in terms of their governing bodies and infrastructure needs. However, only 59% schools meet the nationa
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The ANC regime needs to take responsibility for the chaos in SA schools – too few schools for black learners has been built as well as a shortage of resources, now traditional Model C schools are forced to cater to teach English speaking students

On Wednesday, schools reopened for the new school year, but thousands of scholars do not yet know where to go because there are too few schools and too few teachers.

In some schools, classrooms are so crowded that black pupils sit on buckets with an old beer desk crate for a desk.

It is reported that more than 6,500 schools have a shortage of furniture, and unskilled people are standing in front of numerous classrooms’ blackboard to try and teach pupils.

Experts point out that more than 25% of state schools are without enough desks and chairs for pupils.

A few new schools have been set up, but this compares poorly with the many schools burned down by pupils, and now black pupils are forced into traditional Model C schools, demanding that the school provide for English-language teaching for black learners . The school should also see to make teachers available to educate the black learners.

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