Mpumalanga’s training division spokesperson, Jasper Zwane, mentioned academics with comorbidities had been anticipated to finish a kind “to state their state of affairs”.
“The division pledges to assist them accordingly.”
The Northern Cape’s training division mentioned it was conducting an audit of workers with comorbidities and those who had been 60 years and older.
The opposite provinces didn’t reply to media enquiries.
In the meantime, the secretariat for the SA Democratic Lecturers’ Union in KwaZulu-Natal mentioned in a press release that there was no fact to claims that substitute academics would exchange these with comorbidities.
“Presently, there are not any pointers for the division [provincial education departments] to impact such replacements. There isn’t any software to information the affected staff.”
Sadtu’s KwaZulu-Natal secretariat mentioned the fundamental training division and the instructor unions needed to focus on the difficulty on the Schooling Labour Relations Council (ELRC), a bargaining chamber for academics.
ELRC spokesperson, Bernice Loxton, mentioned she was nonetheless awaiting suggestions from their basic secretary.
The 5 academics’ unions and the three main governing physique associations collectively confirmed in a press release on Friday that the division “had rushed to the ELRC” this week in an try to hammer out a coverage on comorbidities.
“Discussions are nonetheless ongoing. This leaves a considerable group of academics anxious and unsure, not understanding whether or not they’re anticipated to return to high school or not.”
The division of fundamental training didn’t reply to media enquiries.