Teacher Appreciation and Support Programme

The Teacher Appreciation and Support Programme (TASP) was launched on 31st August 2015 at the Department of Basic Education. This is a joint stakeholder programme consisting of the Department of Basic Education, Provincial Education Departments; the Education Labour Relations Council (ELRC); the South African Council for Teachers (SACE); the Combined Teacher Unions in the ELRC (CTU-ATU and Sadtu); the National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT); School Governing Bodies (SGBs) and other...

Summary of the Labour Relations Amendment Act 6 of 2014




1. The Labour Relations Amendment Act 6 of 2014 ("Act") was assented to by the President and published in the Government Gazette No. 37921 on 18 August 2014. The date on which the amendments will come into operation is still to be determined but it is expected to be before the end of the year.


2. We provide below a summary of the salient changes to the Labour Relations Act, 1995 ("LRA"). This is a fairly long summary. We have, for...

Funza Lushaka


The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme that promotes teaching in public schools. Full-cost bursaries are available to enable eligible students to complete a full teaching qualification in an area of national priority. Recipients of these bursaries are required to teach at a public school for the same number of years that they receive the bursary.

Since 2007, the Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme has been instrumental in attracting young, motivated and...


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