South African Young Academy of Science

Can “Education” solve South Africa’s high level of unemployment? (Part II)

Can “Education” solve South Africa’s high level of unemployment? (Part II)
August 27, 2020 pagieljc
South Africa’s unemployment rate has sky-rocketed to a staggering 30,1% in the first quarter of 2020. This means that of the roughly 24 000 000 people in our labour force, over 7 million are currently unemployed. This unwanted statistic puts South Africa in the Top 20 list of ‘Highest unemployment rates’ globally. The long-held notion…
Can “Education” solve South Africa’s high level of unemployment? (Part II)
pagieljc
South Africa’s unemployment rate has sky-rocketed to a staggering 30,1% in the first quarter of 2020. This means that of the roughly 24 000 000 people in our labour force, over 7 million are currently unemployed. This unwanted statistic puts South Africa in the Top 20 list of ‘Highest unemployment rates’ globally. The long-held notion…