Young people


Opportunity 10

Tens of billions of Rands could be saved each year by preventing school, college, and university drop-out, and enabling young people to stick with their first job despite home and work pressures. School and university drop-out rates in South Africa are particularly high – half [1]Spaull, N. (2015). Schooling in South Africa: How Low-quality Education […]

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Posted on 3 May 2017

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Opportunity 9

In South Africa, tapping into social networks is the most common way of getting a job. But most young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) lack the connections to find work. These NEET work seekers typically can only identify two contacts who can provide them with a reference or help them to find concrete work opportunities.

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Posted on 3 May 2017

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Create Change: Step Up for Young People

South Africa has a resource with the potential to transform our economic and social reality. Unfortunately, we are missing this opportunity: It should go without saying that investment in children and young people is the source of future human capital. They should be at the forefront of strategies for economic growth and development in SA. […]

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Posted on 3 Feb 2017

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