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SOUTH AFRICA

Education is compulsory from the age of seven (grade 1) to the age of 15 (grade 9). The education system runs all the way from grade 0 (otherwise known as reception) to grade 12.

From grades 10 to 12, education is optional and is sometimes taught in specialist technical, community or private colleges, where they take a school-leaving exam known as the Matric. In 2015, only 70.7% of students passed the Matric test, with only half of students getting more than 50%.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a new reality that necessitates a rethink of how quality education can be effectively delivered in an inclusive and equitable manner, and the role of technology as one of the key enab

A multi-country review of ineservice teacher education in Sub-Saharan Africa, supported by the Commonwealth Secretariat, UNESCO_IICBA, UNESCO Office in Dakar, the ADEA Working Group on the Teaching Profession and the

Le séminaire inter_pays du Pôle qualité Inter_Pays dans le domaine du Développement des Compétences Techniques et Professionnelles (PQIP/DCTP) sur les cadres nationaux de certification (CNC) s’est tenu à Abidjan (IVOT

Le séminaire inter_pays du Pôle qualité Inter_Pays dans le domaine du Développement des Compétences Techniques et Professionnelles (PQIP/DCTP) sur les cadres nationaux de certification (CNC) s’est tenu à Abidjan (IVOT

The above-mentioned study by ADEA in 2012, States that “TVSD takes place at different levels, in different types of formal, non formal and informal learning environments.

This collection of papers presents the outcome of a symposium on the Dynamics of Non-formal Education (NFE) held in Johannesburg in December 1999.