A teacher in KwaZulu-Natal has been suspended over s-e-xual misconduct claims. Pupils and parents at a KZN school took a stand against abuse. They raised the alarm about a teacher who has allegedly been s-ex-ually abusing a Grade 11 pupil.
Screenshots of a WhatsApp conversation have surfaced, implicating the man and pupils say it isn’t the first time. One pupil said the teacher has repeatedly made romantic and s-e-xual advances to underage girls over a period of three years.
The provincial education department has suspended the teacher in question. Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu said there has been an increase in the number of pupils being s-e-xually exploited in the province.
He has appealed to parents to come forward if they are aware of errant teachers. The department is expected to provide feedback on the Tongaat case next week.
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