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Education Minister Lady Howard Mabuza opens schools, SNAT not consulted.

Saturday, 27th November, 2021

MBABANE: Education Minister Lady Howard-Mabuza has announced that will open on Tuesday.

She announced that Grades1,2,3 4,5,6 and Forms 1, 2 and 4 would open on a shift schedule while the rest of the classes would attend school daily.

Reached for comments, Sikelela Dlamini, the Secretary General of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) said they were not consulted as stakeholders when the decision was taken.He said it was extremely difficult to work under the current situation where schools are struggling with working equipment.

It is now the headteachers' mandate to see if they can operate smoothly with the current situation.Teachers are ready to do their job," Dlamini added.

Eswatini is in the midst of a political unrest citizens including school children are calling for democratic reforms.

Education Minister Lady Howard Mabuza opens schools, SNAT not consulted.
Education Minister Lady-Howard Mabuza