Still no pay for EC teachers
Some disgruntled teachers are looking for jobs after not being paid.
EASTERN CAPE - Some Eastern Cape teachers are considering moving elsewhere for work.
The_ Daily Dispatch_ reported on Thursday that 1,800 teachers have not been paid since the beginning of 2012.
According to the paper, several educators in the province are battling to make ends meet due to non-payment of their salaries.
Most of the affected teachers are those regarded as temporary teachers.
One of the teachers claimed she has not been paid since January and was now considering moving to the Western Cape.
The Education Department said it was giving the matter urgent attention.
In April, education Modidima Mannya was fired following allegations of mismanagement from the South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu).
Sadtu also embarked on a go slow in January demanding the reinstatement of temporary teachers.
In 2011, the Eastern Cape Education Department was placed under administration due to management failures on several fronts.
That provincial has also had an exodus of learners moving to the Western Cape and other provinces.