SOUTH Africa is near the bottom of the class when it comes to its education system – coming in at only 133 out of 142 countries that took part in a World Economic Forum study.
DA MP Wilmot James said at a media briefing in parliament yesterday that the result of the 2011/12 study issued earlier this year highlighted why more than half of South Africans were unable to find work.
The education crisis, however, was not due to a lack of funding – South Africa had one of the highest rates of government investment in the world, with an allocated expenditure of R207-billion for the 2012/13 financial year...
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