Department of Basic Education Archives - Youth Capital

Pathways for second chancers.

8 Jul 2021

If you are confused about the differences between Senior Certificate and National Senior Certificate, this resource is for you.

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

11 Apr 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.

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. 

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