Progressive Teachers Union

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Progressive Teachers UnionEN76.27%
Progressive Teachers' UnionEN19.49%
PROGRESSIVE Teachers UnionEN3.39%
Progressive Teachers' UnionSA0.85%


 
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Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers and pupils are not immune to the COVID-19 pandemic. At a time when government officials are decimated by COVID-19, it is foolhardy to imagine that government can protect teachers and pupils. Government has shown no interest to buy testing kits in order to test all the 136 000 teachers and almost five million learners,” External link

newsday Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “We will not allow a situation where teachers and pupils are taken as if they are of no account in Zimbabwe. Teachers and pupils’ lives matter,” External link

newsday Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Paul Mavima said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Yes, there is a challenge in schools. Teachers are not reporting for work. Most of the children are not learning and we have seen the bad behaviour of children because of the absence of teachers,” External link

newsday Monday, November 9, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Progressive Teachers Union said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers deserve respect. Threatening them with dismissal is just criminal aggression on the poor workers" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Progressive Teachers Union said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers deserve respect. Threatening them with dismissal is just criminal aggression on the poor workers” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, October 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers should now be regarded as frontline staff, so we need allowances, PPE and other things that come with frontline workers. We must be tested because nobody was tested. We risk taking Covid-19 home, so the government should be serious here,” External link

angop Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers should now be regarded as frontline staff, so we need allowances, PPE and other things that come with frontline workers. We must be tested because nobody was tested. We risk taking Covid-19 home, so the government should be serious here,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers should now be regarded as frontline staff, so we need allowances, PPE and other things that come with frontline workers. We must be tested because nobody was tested. We risk taking Covid-19 home, so the government should be serious here," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 5, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers should now be regarded as frontline staff, so we need allowances, PPE and other things that come with frontline workers. We must be tested because nobody was tested. We risk taking Covid-19 home, so the government should be serious here,” External link

guardian Monday, October 5, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers are increasingly being embittered by the government's intransigent and irresponsible approach. They are more and more determined to forge ahead with the incapacitation struggle and demand a living wage pegged at US$520. It's game on and there will be no defeating, no surrender until final victory," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people´s children,” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, September 28, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, September 28, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

eagletribune Monday, September 28, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

wsoctv Monday, September 28, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, September 28, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

tribtown Monday, September 28, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, September 28, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

seattlepi Monday, September 28, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people's children," External link

startribune Monday, September 28, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, September 28, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

ABCnews Monday, September 28, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

clickondetroit Monday, September 28, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers have lost their ranking in terms of our society, its actually an insult to be a teacher, its a curse and people are simply saying if government is honest address the problems so that we don’t have people who are coming 100 percent everyday to school yet they are physically absent, yet they are psychologically absent in these schools," External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, September 28, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Government must stop taking teachers for granted. Teachers will continue negotiating from home. There is no way teachers can go back to school to teach other people's children while theirs are languishing at home. " External link

onlinenigeria Monday, September 28, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Government must stop taking teachers for granted. Teachers will continue negotiating from home. There is no way teachers can go back to school to teach other people's children while theirs are languishing at home. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 28, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers are incapacitated, period. We also note with deep concern that where testing was conduct ed in private schools, a considerate number of students and teachers tested positive and are now in quarantine centres including Bonda hospital. Public schools cannot therefore ignore testing before re opening in light of the Covid19 pandemic," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, September 27, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers are incapacitated, period. We also note with deep concern that where testing was conduct ed in private schools, a considerate number of students and teachers tested positive and are now in quarantine centres including Bonda hospital. Public schools cannot therefore ignore testing before re opening in light of the Covid19 pandemic," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “We don’t begrudge the award to soldiers as in essence they remain underpaid, but we are baffled by the oppressive generosity displayed to teachers. It is clear that those with access to armoury are better respected by the so-called new dispensation. Yet in reality teaching is the mother of all professions. At any rate, no weapon is greater than the masses,” “Teachers are saying, they will not go to schools when they open because the money they were given is like they are already out of employment. They are combining the issue of welfare and health and safety” External link

newsday Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "We don't begrudge the award to soldiers as in essence they remain underpaid, but we are baffled by the oppressive generosity displayed to teachers. It is clear that those with access to armoury are better respected by the socalled new dispensation. Yet in reality teaching is the mother of all professions. At any rate, no weapon is greater than the masses," "Teachers are saying, they will not go to schools when they open because the money they were given is like they are already out of employment. They are combining the issue of welfare and health and safety" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers can never be willing to go back when their health, safety and welfare are not prioritised. Other than threats over their health and safety, teachers have a dispute of right which the employer is failing to address. Their salary was unilaterally and callously culled by the employer from US$550 to US$26. Teachers therefore, want the employer to restore their salary's purchasing power parity, let alone pay a reasonable risk allowance of US$150," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers can never be willing to go back when their health, safety and welfare are not prioritised. Other than threats over their health and safety, teachers have a dispute of right which the employer is failing to address. Their salary was unilaterally and callously culled by the employer from US$550 to US$26. Teachers therefore, want the employer to restore their salary's purchasing power parity, let alone pay a reasonable risk allowance of US$150," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Sifiso Ndlovu said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers have not boycotted the invigilation, they agreed to it with the promise that they are going to get personal protective equipment (PPE). However, the equipment is not available in other schools. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa wrote ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “I’m so humbled to have been warmly received by teachers at the PTUZ congress.Teachers are special to us all. Zimbabwe must be known for its education. Everywhere we go,we shine.Paying teachers fairly,robust infrastructure and accessible education to all is key.Our future depends on it,” External link

zimeye Monday, January 6, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Richard Gundane said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers are seriously incapacitated as a result of runaway prices in the wake of salaries that are way below the poverty datum line. The delayed implementation of a cost of living adjustment coupled with a budget that does not give any hope of a living wage will occasion the failure of the majority of teachers not to go to work in the third term” External link

zimeye Wednesday, August 21, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Government said they do not want US dollars and yet goods and services are priced on RTGS equivalent to the US$. Fuel has gone up because of the interbank change rate, but it is not the same for teachers' salaries. Teachers used to be paid US$475, but now they are getting RTGS$475. If a teacher cannot afford $2 284 for a pint of blood, what more an ordinary person," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Government said they do not want US dollars and yet goods and services are priced on RTGS equivalent to the US$. Fuel has gone up because of the interbank change rate, but it is not the same for teachers’ salaries. Teachers used to be paid US$475, but now they are getting RTGS$475. If a teacher cannot afford $2 284 for a pint of blood, what more an ordinary person,” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “We have 13 000 teachers to consult. We do not want a shut down, but solutions to the problems facing teachers. Government must address these grievances. We cannot accept that things are tight when others are buying Lamborghinis. Teachers must survive” External link

newsday Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Our salaries have just gone below US$80 and we are talking of people here who are degreed,” “People have families to take care of, but it seems government seems to be insensitive or they are busy looking somewhere else. The painful part is we have patriotic teachers who want to turn up for duty, but it is almost impossible we are going back to exactly where the circle started. Teachers are incapacitated” External link

newsday Monday, May 6, 2019 1:21:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Nine teachers’ unions, which fall under the Federation of Zimbabwe Educators’ Union — PTUZ, Zimta, Amalgamated Rural Teachers’ Union, Zimbabwe Democratic Teachers’ Union and Professional Educators’ Union of Zimbabwe are now on strike. We have been joined by Zimbabwe Rural Teachers’ Union and others,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, February 5, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Nine teachers’ unions, which fall under the Federation of Zimbabwe Educators’ Union — PTUZ, Zimta, Amalgamated Rural Teachers’ Union, Zimbabwe Democratic Teachers’ Union and Professional Educators’ Union of Zimbabwe are now on strike. We have been joined by Zimbabwe Rural Teachers’ Union and others,” External link

newsday Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

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Progressive Teachers Union

Last updated on 2013-01-04T01:21+0300.



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
militant100.00%EN02/23/200923/02/2009
Names Lang Count
Progressive Teachers UnionEN76.27%
Progressive Teachers' UnionEN19.49%
PROGRESSIVE Teachers UnionEN3.39%
Progressive Teachers' UnionSA0.85%


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Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers and pupils are not immune to the COVID-19 pandemic. At a time when government officials are decimated by COVID-19, it is foolhardy to imagine that government can protect teachers and pupils. Government has shown no interest to buy testing kits in order to test all the 136 000 teachers and almost five million learners,” External link

newsday Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “We will not allow a situation where teachers and pupils are taken as if they are of no account in Zimbabwe. Teachers and pupils’ lives matter,” External link

newsday Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Paul Mavima said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Yes, there is a challenge in schools. Teachers are not reporting for work. Most of the children are not learning and we have seen the bad behaviour of children because of the absence of teachers,” External link

newsday Monday, November 9, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Progressive Teachers Union said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers deserve respect. Threatening them with dismissal is just criminal aggression on the poor workers" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Progressive Teachers Union said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers deserve respect. Threatening them with dismissal is just criminal aggression on the poor workers” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, October 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers should now be regarded as frontline staff, so we need allowances, PPE and other things that come with frontline workers. We must be tested because nobody was tested. We risk taking Covid-19 home, so the government should be serious here,” External link

angop Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers should now be regarded as frontline staff, so we need allowances, PPE and other things that come with frontline workers. We must be tested because nobody was tested. We risk taking Covid-19 home, so the government should be serious here,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers should now be regarded as frontline staff, so we need allowances, PPE and other things that come with frontline workers. We must be tested because nobody was tested. We risk taking Covid-19 home, so the government should be serious here," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 5, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers should now be regarded as frontline staff, so we need allowances, PPE and other things that come with frontline workers. We must be tested because nobody was tested. We risk taking Covid-19 home, so the government should be serious here,” External link

guardian Monday, October 5, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers are increasingly being embittered by the government's intransigent and irresponsible approach. They are more and more determined to forge ahead with the incapacitation struggle and demand a living wage pegged at US$520. It's game on and there will be no defeating, no surrender until final victory," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people´s children,” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, September 28, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, September 28, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

eagletribune Monday, September 28, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

wsoctv Monday, September 28, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, September 28, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

tribtown Monday, September 28, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, September 28, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

seattlepi Monday, September 28, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people's children," External link

startribune Monday, September 28, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, September 28, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

ABCnews Monday, September 28, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers cannot afford the busfare to report for duty. They cannot even afford to pay school fees for their own children from the pathetic salaries that they get, yet they are expected to teach other people’s children,” External link

clickondetroit Monday, September 28, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers have lost their ranking in terms of our society, its actually an insult to be a teacher, its a curse and people are simply saying if government is honest address the problems so that we don’t have people who are coming 100 percent everyday to school yet they are physically absent, yet they are psychologically absent in these schools," External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, September 28, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Government must stop taking teachers for granted. Teachers will continue negotiating from home. There is no way teachers can go back to school to teach other people's children while theirs are languishing at home. " External link

onlinenigeria Monday, September 28, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Government must stop taking teachers for granted. Teachers will continue negotiating from home. There is no way teachers can go back to school to teach other people's children while theirs are languishing at home. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 28, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers are incapacitated, period. We also note with deep concern that where testing was conduct ed in private schools, a considerate number of students and teachers tested positive and are now in quarantine centres including Bonda hospital. Public schools cannot therefore ignore testing before re opening in light of the Covid19 pandemic," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, September 27, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers are incapacitated, period. We also note with deep concern that where testing was conduct ed in private schools, a considerate number of students and teachers tested positive and are now in quarantine centres including Bonda hospital. Public schools cannot therefore ignore testing before re opening in light of the Covid19 pandemic," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “We don’t begrudge the award to soldiers as in essence they remain underpaid, but we are baffled by the oppressive generosity displayed to teachers. It is clear that those with access to armoury are better respected by the so-called new dispensation. Yet in reality teaching is the mother of all professions. At any rate, no weapon is greater than the masses,” “Teachers are saying, they will not go to schools when they open because the money they were given is like they are already out of employment. They are combining the issue of welfare and health and safety” External link

newsday Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "We don't begrudge the award to soldiers as in essence they remain underpaid, but we are baffled by the oppressive generosity displayed to teachers. It is clear that those with access to armoury are better respected by the socalled new dispensation. Yet in reality teaching is the mother of all professions. At any rate, no weapon is greater than the masses," "Teachers are saying, they will not go to schools when they open because the money they were given is like they are already out of employment. They are combining the issue of welfare and health and safety" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers can never be willing to go back when their health, safety and welfare are not prioritised. Other than threats over their health and safety, teachers have a dispute of right which the employer is failing to address. Their salary was unilaterally and callously culled by the employer from US$550 to US$26. Teachers therefore, want the employer to restore their salary's purchasing power parity, let alone pay a reasonable risk allowance of US$150," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers can never be willing to go back when their health, safety and welfare are not prioritised. Other than threats over their health and safety, teachers have a dispute of right which the employer is failing to address. Their salary was unilaterally and callously culled by the employer from US$550 to US$26. Teachers therefore, want the employer to restore their salary's purchasing power parity, let alone pay a reasonable risk allowance of US$150," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Sifiso Ndlovu said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Teachers have not boycotted the invigilation, they agreed to it with the promise that they are going to get personal protective equipment (PPE). However, the equipment is not available in other schools. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa wrote ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “I’m so humbled to have been warmly received by teachers at the PTUZ congress.Teachers are special to us all. Zimbabwe must be known for its education. Everywhere we go,we shine.Paying teachers fairly,robust infrastructure and accessible education to all is key.Our future depends on it,” External link

zimeye Monday, January 6, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Richard Gundane said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Teachers are seriously incapacitated as a result of runaway prices in the wake of salaries that are way below the poverty datum line. The delayed implementation of a cost of living adjustment coupled with a budget that does not give any hope of a living wage will occasion the failure of the majority of teachers not to go to work in the third term” External link

zimeye Wednesday, August 21, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : "Government said they do not want US dollars and yet goods and services are priced on RTGS equivalent to the US$. Fuel has gone up because of the interbank change rate, but it is not the same for teachers' salaries. Teachers used to be paid US$475, but now they are getting RTGS$475. If a teacher cannot afford $2 284 for a pint of blood, what more an ordinary person," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Government said they do not want US dollars and yet goods and services are priced on RTGS equivalent to the US$. Fuel has gone up because of the interbank change rate, but it is not the same for teachers’ salaries. Teachers used to be paid US$475, but now they are getting RTGS$475. If a teacher cannot afford $2 284 for a pint of blood, what more an ordinary person,” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “We have 13 000 teachers to consult. We do not want a shut down, but solutions to the problems facing teachers. Government must address these grievances. We cannot accept that things are tight when others are buying Lamborghinis. Teachers must survive” External link

newsday Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Raymond Majongwe said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Our salaries have just gone below US$80 and we are talking of people here who are degreed,” “People have families to take care of, but it seems government seems to be insensitive or they are busy looking somewhere else. The painful part is we have patriotic teachers who want to turn up for duty, but it is almost impossible we are going back to exactly where the circle started. Teachers are incapacitated” External link

newsday Monday, May 6, 2019 1:21:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Nine teachers’ unions, which fall under the Federation of Zimbabwe Educators’ Union — PTUZ, Zimta, Amalgamated Rural Teachers’ Union, Zimbabwe Democratic Teachers’ Union and Professional Educators’ Union of Zimbabwe are now on strike. We have been joined by Zimbabwe Rural Teachers’ Union and others,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, February 5, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Progressive Teachers Union ) : “Nine teachers’ unions, which fall under the Federation of Zimbabwe Educators’ Union — PTUZ, Zimta, Amalgamated Rural Teachers’ Union, Zimbabwe Democratic Teachers’ Union and Professional Educators’ Union of Zimbabwe are now on strike. We have been joined by Zimbabwe Rural Teachers’ Union and others,” External link

newsday Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT