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Close the education gap by helping employees get their matric

In a changing work environment and poor economic climate, the minimum requirement is a national senior certificate or similar

Young people must help design a youth employment plan

A six-point plan will help to drive the president’s youth employment intervention but it is essential that the experiences of young people are prioritised in its design and delivery

Education shows improvements

Poor schools are getting better results and the top 10 districts hail from just two provinces

Class of 2017 achieves a 75.1% pass rate

Of the number of pupils who passed, 153 610 achieved bachelor, 161 333 diploma and 86 265 higher certificates passes

Single matric exam a step closer

The department believes it will promote equality but others say it’d be wiser to improve public schooling

‘A matric pass means nothing’

Disillusioned school-leavers believe that the only way to get ahead in life is to get a university degree.

Umalusi defends matric certificate security

Despite the circulation of forged matric certificates, the education standards council insists its security and quality measures are up to scratch.

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