NAPTOSA, the second largest union in the education sector, was registered by the Registrar of Labour Relations as the Trade Union on 1 November 2006. Furthermore, .
NAPTOSA enjoys all the rights of a trade union and operates within the National ELRC under the name of the Combined Trade Unions (CTU), called CTU – ATU. The Provincial Autonomous Teachers’ Unions (ATU) consist of NAPTOSA (the corresponding party), NATU, PEU, PSA and SAOU.
NAPTOSA is the only education sector union that is truly representative of the demographics of South Africa. Its strength lies in the diverse backgrounds of its members, bound by a common commitment to professionalism and to educating the youth of South Africa.
Please find the latest four-page issue of Quality Education News (QEN). You might find that page four brings about a small chuckle.
In whatever area and level of education that you're involved in, there are times when you need to give feedback. That feedback could be to a child, a student or a colleague. Feedback is meant to have successful outcomes. Yet if poorly handled, it can do much damage.
In this issue, Marcus Buckingham gives researched guidelines on both how to avoid pitfalls and also how to use feedback to optimal effect. If you do written evaluations such as report cards in the school situation, do you use the 'hamburger' technique?
“Yes, NAPTOSA is thankful that government has once more confirmed its commitment to the education of our children by increasing the budget for Basic Education over the MTEF period. But will the Department, this time round, be able to ensure that the sector gains the maximum advantage from the assigned budget?” asked Mr Nkosiphendule Ntantala, President of NAPTOSA. “Or are we yet again going to see certain education departments failing to fully utilise their allocations as has so often happened in the past”.
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