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Welcome to the National Teachers' Union

Welcome to the National Teachers’ Union website. The oldest teacher union in South Africa, established in 1918. This site will give you information about us from our history, principles and benefits. You will be able to get updates on union activities to downloading membership related documents. Should you not find what you are looking for, please send us an email to and we will gladly assist.

Learn more about NATU

Our Mission is, “Teach the children of the Nation like never before and bring joy to the classroom.”

Our Commitment is to defend the rights of children – as well as safe-guarding, adhering and dedicating ourselves to work unselfishly for the right of teachers to teach ,and ensuring that the classroom experience is pleasurable to both learners and teachers.

Our Goals are to improve South Africa’s education through quality teaching and learning; and to work for the improvement of the conditions of service for teachers, in general, and attend to the needs and problems of members, in particular.

News and Opinion

Labour rejects Employer's 2% offer

Labour has rejected Employer's 2% offer in its current form

Early Childhood Development

NATU welcomes the Early Childhood Development (ECD) Function shift.

Access to Pension Fund

NATU wants all Public Service Employees to be allowed to secure lump sum cash payment to enable them to meet their ongoing financial commitment while still in service...

Media Articles and Statements

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