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Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Blade Nzimande has outlined how his department’s budget will develop scarce skills needed by the South African economy.
There will be an increased focus on preparing young people to fill the scarce skill shortage in the South African economy. This was revealed during the Department of Higher Education, Science and Innovation’s budget vote on Thursday
Local and international philanthropists donated R1.55 billion to 10 South African universities in 2019 – and when income from Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) is added, total giving increased to more than R1.94 billion.
Academic dishonesty in higher education is not a new phenomenon. The reasons why students are not academically honest are varied – some students have weaker language skills and the language at university is difficult, and for some their work ethic led them to search for non-legitimate solutions to submitting assignments, for instance.
Many young people in South Africa do not have adequate skills to enter the labour force and are not upskilling themselves due to several circumstances
More than 66% of South Africans between the ages of 15-years-old and 24-years-old are unemployed.
Tens of thousands of young Matriculants will step onto university campuses over the coming weeks, ready to take on the next phase of their lives. This milestone marks their entry into adulthood and will be exhilarating, exciting and often rather scary, because they are now wholly autonomous and responsible for the trajectory of their lives.
As matriculants enter the world of tertiary education, it is important to do your research on colleges as some may be unregistered and are not able to provide you with an accredited course.
The Minister of Higher Education and Training has briefed the nation of state of residence for the 2022 tertiary education academic year.
The cost of tertiary education in South Africa often leads to the financial exclusion of learners hoping to enter the world of higher education.
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