FS teacher hit by mud; learner suspended

Free State Education MEC Dr Tate Makgoe.

A Grade 12 learner from Mophate Secondary School in Bothaville has been suspended for five days for allegedly throwing mud at a teacher.

Free State Department of Education MEC, Dr Tate Makgoe, says that they frown upon any form of violence in schools and call on learners to maintain high levels of discipline and respect for teachers.

According to the department, they will be conducting further investigation and offer psycho-social support to learners and teachers who witnessed the incident.

The learner appeared before the school’s disciplinary committee today.

Sazly Hartzenberg