Posts Tagged ‘School drop-out’

Where did the other half go? What is driving school dropout in South Africa?

Most 17 year olds are attending school and will soon write their matric exam, even if not all of them pass. Right?  No! By the time a class of 30 children reaches grade 12, 50% of their peers have already left school without even making it to the grade where their can write matric. This […]

Posted on 24 August 2017 under Opportunity 10: Reflection and Analysis, Opportunity 10: Resources and Toolboxes, Strategy 2017.


Share: Offering second chances

Many adults and youth have not completed their formal education due to the many and varied challenges that beset South Africa.  There are as many adults and youth requiring education as there are children in school, yet their needs are not adequately addressed or even considered as important. Why adult education and providing second chances […]

Tags: , ,
Posted on 26 March 2012 under DGMT Points of Interest, Enterprising School Leavers.