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A young student from Umlazi who overcame great hardship to be accepted into Harvard on a full scholarship, will return to South Africa to launch an ambitious initiative to assist underprivileged learners throughout the country.
Tertiary education is broken. Universities as they currently exist and function cannot last much longer and nor should they. The dropout rate in South Africa's universities is high, while our graduation rate is low, far lower than the "ideal" rate of 25% set in the National Plan for Higher Education (Department of Education, 2001).
The Department of Higher Education and Training has introduced the Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) service for matriculants who struggle to secure a place at the educational institution of their choice.
Evidence shows that a play-based approach to learning allows children to better understand mathematical and language concepts and to become creative, solution-oriented learners who are prepared for the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.
The transition from high school to university is a remarkable event for young adults and their parents. Not only does it reward twelve years of hard work and dedication, but it's also a step closer to fulfilling a lifelong dream.
With the first quarter of 2017 in full swing, schools and universities re-opening their doors to welcome back their students; meaning, if you are a parent seeing your child off to varsity, you will be a tad worried about them taking some of their valuables with them.
With less than just a month before the application period closes, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has called on Grade 12 learners to submit their applications for financial aid for 2017.