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[LISTEN] WC records lowest cases of corporal punishment in SA

| The Western Cape has seen the lowest number of corporal punishment cases in the country, with some educators being fired for implementing the practice.

JOHANNESBURG - Western Cape MEC of Education Debbie Schafer says the low cases of corporal punishment, recorded at 4.5%, in the province can be attributed to the firm action taken against those found to be implementing the practice.

Schafer says the department has taken action against about 200 educators, with some losing their jobs and other disciplined.

She has urged learners to also report incidents of corporal punishment in their schools.

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