Joy of matric passes dimmed by bleak job prospects

It is axiomatic that for the economy to absorb new work seekers, it will have to grow much faster than the tepid levels it has achieved in recent years


At the official announcement of this year’s matric results, which has become an annual ritual, basic education minister Angie Motshekga commended the class of 2022 for achieving a pass rate of 80.1%, an improvement over 2021 and 2020, at 76.4% and...

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