Johannesburg - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has suspended a Queens High School teacher amid sexual abuse allegations by current and former pupils at the school.
Lesufi said the department had no choice but to remove the teacher after hearing complaints from past and present pupils at the school on Friday.
On Thursday, a video of former pupil Chanel Gordon-Moyo protesting alone outside the Joburg school went viral and reached Lesufi and the Department of Education officials on social media, who promised to visit the school on a fact finding mission on Friday.
Gordon-Moyo said many women had been sexually assaulted by a school teacher, but the school took did not act , leading to the girls appealing to her to be their voice....
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