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RESEARCH | The state of higher institution learning in South Africa

14 March 2023

What about the state of higher institution learning in South Africa? In this blog, we unpack the insights from DHET’s annual report.

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

7 March 2022

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

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

11 April 2021

A matric certificate increases the likelihood of young people’s ability to secure work. But What happens when learners drop out of school before obtaining their matric certificate? Matrics ‘on the Fringe’ looks at the Second Chance Matric Programme by the Department of Basic Education.

An Open Letter | Dear Matric Class of 2021

22 February 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!

 

Opinion| Let’s get behind the General Education Certificate – and make it work!

3 October 2019

In this analysis for the Daily Maverick, DGMT Deputy CEO Janet Jobson and Youth Capital Project Lead Kristal Duncal-Williams look at what formalising the end of compulsory schooling in Grade 9 could unlock for young people and the whole education system. 

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