Category: Education

Exciting things happen in rural education and employment – when the ecosystem is right

By Kate Groch Founder, Good Work Foundation Every child is born where they are by chance, not by choice. This frequently has a lasting impact on their educational and employment prospects – and future. But it need not be so.

INCREASING DEMAND FOR PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE WAKE OF COVID-19

Student unrest and the COVID-19 pandemic has seen increased enrolment at private higher education institutions, writes MANCOSA academic Calvin Paltooram. Student enrolment at private higher education institutions in South Africa has more than doubled in recent years, with demand further

Non-profit School Gives Students The Tools To Land Their Dream Job

Christel House South Africa, a non-profit school in Ottery (Cape Town), recently hosted its 4th annual Speed Interview event where human resource (HR) professionals conducted mock job interviews with the school’s Grade 12 students. The aim of the event is

Is Our Definition Of The Right To Education Outdated?

By Jackie Carroll Everyone has the right to a basic education, including adult education. This implies that everyone has the right to literacy and numeracy, the essential skills necessary to participate in society, and to find and retain work. But