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CSI holds the key for education in South Africa

Education in South Africa today is fraught with challenges. Teachers and learners struggle due to limited resources and tools, resulting in a general falling of standards. Decreasing the national pass requirements to 35% will not solve this problem and it has a 'knock on' effect as matriculants face the challenge of obtaining university entrances, writes Paul Fick, divisional managing director, Jasco Enterprise.
CSI holds the key for education in South AfricaEven when they do 'make the grade', the 'gap' between school and university standards becomes apparent, further making it more difficult to pass. Action is required from corporate South Africa to assist government in its efforts to improve the level of education in South Africa. Corporates need to start thinking and investing in their future workforce to ensure that South Africa as a nation remains globally competitive.

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