Are teachers right to strike?
In Uganda they are demanding a 100 percent salary increment.
Kenya's National Union of Teachers (KNUT) is calling on the government to employ 28,000 more teachers to cater for a shortfall in teaching staff. The union argues the shortage of teachers in the country is compromising the quality of education.
Teacher strikes are common across the continent. How can the continent address this problem once and for all? Are teachers right to strike or is it just unfair on the children? Are strikes like these effective in your country? Leave a number if you'd like to be on the programme today.
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