Here’s How Learnerships Can Move South Africa Forward

//Here’s How Learnerships Can Move South Africa Forward

Here’s How Learnerships Can Move South Africa Forward

We need to expose the youth to programmes that involve working and learning at the same time.

In his maiden state of the nation address (Sona), President Cyril Ramaphosa highlighted youth unemployment as one of South Africa’s most grave and pressing challenges; he stressed the importance of drawing the youth into productive economic activity and committed to moving young South Africans to the centre of the country’s economic ecosystem. Thank you, Mr President.

Prioritising youth unemployment is absolutely fundamental and just one of the many ways of moving our country forward – that and rooting out corruption, of course. I was pleasantly surprised and relieved when during his Sona the president also said that government, in partnership with private sector organisations, is working to create opportunities for young people.

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2018-03-20T14:15:00+00:00 20th March 2018|iLearn in the News|