Sean Archer

Free higher education won’t be free

The campaign for free higher education fails to consider who actually pays for it

The case against free higher education: Why it is neither just nor ethical

The ethical and political reasons to avoid free higher education are unambiguous

Making skills acquisition work for everyone

Employers must be recognised as the instigators and funders of this vital task, says Sean Archer.

New Growth Path: End of the path

Government's skills policy intentions rest on wishful thinking

Basic income grant: More questions than answers

Many enthusiastic people are convinced of the potential for a monthly basic income grant to help South Africa's poor. But would it? The jury is still out because the written evidence covers only bits and pieces of the problem. Also, much of the research has not been subjected to assessment by independent experts. Certain questions are still outstanding.

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