Second Chance Matric Programme Archives - Youth Capital

How to point young people to opportunities

28 May 2022

My friends and I realised that many young people in our villages struggle with finding information about different employment and career-building opportunities, such as learnerships, internships, bursaries and more. As a solution, my friends and I decided to host Career Expos in Kuruman.

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.

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

Technical Report : Second Chance Matric Opportunities

12 Mar 2021

A matric certificate makes all the difference for young job-seekers. What can we do to improve their chances to succeed in school? In this technical brief, Prof. Martin Gustafsson from Research on Socio-Economic Policy (RESEP) outlines some urgent solutions.

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!

 

Matric 2021 | How to cope with anxiety and how to rewrite.

19 Feb 2021

Are you nervous about waiting for your matric results? We have some tips on how to cope with stress and making a plan to re-write.

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