Schools in South Africa must teach skills and subjects that are really needed: Ramaphosa
One of the key focus areas of the Economic Recovery and Reconstruction Plan is to drive education and skills development, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Speaking at the launch of the Lekgotla Basic Education Sector on Thursday (February 25), the president said that the country’s schools must teach the skills that will support the growth of the economy and enable financial inclusion.
“We don’t want an economic recovery that only benefits some people. It should benefit everyone, ”he said. “The higher education sector recently expressed concern about the large number of students in subjects for which there is less demand in the economy.
“This challenge begins in the early years, first, with the choice of subjects that limit future opportunities for students, and, second, with …