Grade 9 certificate will help kids go further, not kick them out

It will shift some of the matric focus to the crucial years just before 40% of kids actually drop out — and give them a certificate that means something

06 October 2019 - 00:00

An Achilles heel of education restructuring since the 1994 democratic transition has been the lag in public understanding of features of the changes. Familiar terms and concepts have been replaced by perplexing terminology and acronyms.

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