Zisanda Nkonkobe and Sikho Ntshobane
A VIDEO that has gone viral on a social media site allegedly shows an Eastern Cape teacher dishing out corporal punishment to a group of schoolgirls in what appears to be the school’s staffroom.
The video, titled Busting Abusive Teachers in South Africa, was loaded onto YouTube on Monday night.
In it, 13 pupils are beaten on their hands with a plastic pipe by a woman teacher, as other teachers jeer and urge her on.
The teacher is apparently from Holomisa Senior Secondary School in Mqanduli, and the pupils in Grade 11. "I want that class to be clean,” the teacher is heard saying. "It must look like the others [classes]. I’m giving you five minutes.”
Video allegedly shows an Eastern Cape teacher dishing out corporal punishment to group of schoolgirls. Watch it here http://t.co/QFVnXodk8I— The Herald PE (@HeraldPE) October 30, 2013
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