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  • Thousands of teachers severely disrupted schooling in South Africa on Wednesday when they embarked on a "chalkdown" strike in protest at the Government's five per cent salary offer for public servants.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Weary government and South African Democratic Teachers 'Union representatives on Monday night resumed negotiations at a Cape Town hotel in a last-ditch bid to avert Tuesday's threatened chalkdown by nearly 170,000 educators countrywide.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Several schools around Durban were affected by the chalkdown on

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Tuesday afternoon, teachers aligned to the union had begun their chalkdown at 10am as threatened.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Wealthy, horse-owning couples live in "mink and manure" districts; teachers who go on strike take part in a "chalkdown."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The teacher chalkdown followed the shooting of Mzuvele High

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Monday after a four-week teacher chalkdown, in protest against inadequate security at some schools in the province, ended last week.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The chalkdown spread to other schools in the province culminating in a march by more than 3000 teachers on August 21 on the provincial offices of education in Durban where teachers handed

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "Unless the department tables concrete and tangible proposals on the education crisis, then Sadtu will not rethink its position in relation to the chalkdown," Gcwabaza said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The teacher chalkdown in KwaZulu-Natal over inadequate security at schools entered its fourth week on Monday.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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  • South African slang - teachers' strike.

    February 26, 2008