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Barriers and bottlenecks: Understanding youth transitions in the post-compulsory phase of school


Date posted:

2022/11/01

Publication year:

2017

Corporate author/s:

Labour Market Intelligence Partnership (LMIP), Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)

Person/s author/s:

Isdale, Kathryn; Reddy, Vijay; Winnaar, Lolita

Output-type:

presentation

Format:

pdf

This presentation addresses the following topics: Throughput rate of learners to Grade 12 is of concern - Increasingly staggered progression as learners move through school; High and growing level of unemployment amongst youth population - 60% of unemployed South Africans are without a Grade 12 certificate (LMIP, 2016) - Majority of those unemployed come from the youth group; Need to understand transitions through school to matric, and into Higher Education.

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