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Beyond the Cost

Beyond the Cost: What does it really cost young people to look for work?

3 May 2022

Research report ‘Beyond the Cost’ raises the flag on the cost of looking for work for young job-seekers, and shares preliminary impact of zero-rated resources.

Survey: The School Assistant Programme.

24 Mar 2022

Did you take part in Phase Two of the School Assistant Programme under the Basic Education Employment Initiative (BEEI)? Have your say by taking this survey.


#CertifyUs: Why We Need Support to Complete our Qualifications.

7 Mar 2022

What do we mean when we say that education and unemployment in South Africa are connected? Find out why an educational qualification matters.


3 Dec 2021

At the end of October, Youth Capital launched its second publication, Unlock Jobs, co-hosted by the Mail & Guardian. Here we answer the questions asked during the live discussion.

The Second Chance Matric Programme 2022: All you need to know about the matric re-write.

18 Mar 2021

How can you register for the Second Chance Matric Programme or matric rewrite in 2022? Find out all the important information in this post

Research | Matrics ‘on the Fringe’: a Review of the Second Chance Programme.

10 Mar 2021

Latest research by Youth Capital and Stellenbosch University’s Research on Social and Economic Policy (ReSEP) for the first time provides evidence that at any time, 250 000 young people are working towards a matric certificate outside of the full-time schooling system; but these young people are not reported by the Department of Basic Education. 

An Open Letter | Dear Matric Class of 2021

22 Feb 2021

In this open letter to the 2020 matric learners, author Matome Motloutsi inspires young people to show up, do the work and sometimes take the chance to try again.  “Failures don’t define us, they simply refine us”. Best of luck!


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