Teachers boycott classes in protest against beating of fellow teacher

Teachers at Kapira primary school in Mchinji are boycotting classes for a week now in protest against the beating of their fellow teacher in a classroom in full view of her learners.

The standard three teacher Martha Tcherani said she had her clothes torn by parents of a child with disability.

“The child was playing outside while others were in class. I told her to come into the class but this did not please his sister who is in the same class and sneaked to tell their parents that the teacher was harrassing the learner,” she said.

She said the parents stormed the class and grabbed her before tearing her clothes even before finding out what had happened.

The head teacher Vincent Chauwa on Monday sent back the two children to their homes in a bid to diffuse the tension but the teachers refused to teach unless the two learners were transferred.

District education official said mediation be given chance.

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khodo
2 years ago

I support u my my brother we have seen countries transforming just because they follow words of prophet and Malawi will waist time instead of asking the prophet to pray for our country and PROPHET SHERPARD BUSHIRI MAJOR ONE is the answer how many years may take that’s the truth

Dengu
Dengu
2 years ago

This happens the world over. Learner goes home with a tale of being unfairly treated and the parents storms the school without giving the teachers a chance to give their side of the story or to discuss the matter. Youngsters tend not to see incidents clearly and accurately.

Rosingbom Chibomba
Rosingbom Chibomba
2 years ago

The teacher is not being honest here. She knows what she did or said that ended up angering the relative of the disabled child. I suggest PODCAM shld look into the issue as well. Nowadays we have a generation of teachers who have no passion for teaching at all. I put the blame squarely on the teacher and no one else.

Ufulu
Ufulu
2 years ago

So the beating was ok? I don’t think so. She should take the matter to police. The kids should be expelled and teaching must resume. The school and education authorities must ensure safety of teachers, parents should understand they have a role here, if you don’t want your children abused don’t put your hand on a teacher…

chaione wawo
2 years ago

This is a wrong conclusion. You should consider what teachers face. Even if she had said bad words there is no justification for the parents’ behaviour. The parents belittled the head teacher as well by storming into the classroom

Aka
Aka
2 years ago

Thats unbecoming, those students should not be transferred, but expelled so that their parents can be their teachers…..Don’t transfer a problem to other people, chop its head right there

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT
ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT
2 years ago

SO MANY EVIL SPIRITS AND DEMONS ATTACKING PEOPLE
IN MALAWI THESEDAYS -‘-THIS COUNTRY NEEDS COMPLETE OVERHAUL /EVANGELISATION —THE ONLY PERSON WHO IS CAPABLE OF DELIVERING THIS COUNTRY IS BUSHIRI –NO ADDITIONS !!NO SUBTRACTIONS –THOSE WHO HAVE SPIRITUAL EYES CAN SEE’–THOSE WHO HAVE SPIRITUAL EARS CAN HEAR THE MESSAGE CONVEYED —

Mabodza
Mabodza
2 years ago

Ka bushiri ndikachan

Harawa
Harawa
2 years ago

Do take Bushiri as Godly Father? For us others we see Bushiri as a mere person but business man, crooks, demonical person, who hasn’t spiritual powers he only possess Satanist powers.

7777999
7777999
2 years ago

Sad. parents must understand

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