ABET and PPP

If South Africa is to take its place in the family of nations and contribute on a global scale to the elimination of poverty, as well as address the social and economic needs of its own citizens then it quite simply must address the problem of illiteracy in this country. One of the most important…

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Reading is vital

Just imagine for a moment not being able to read. Our entire society is based on the premise that each and every person will receive an education and will be able to read and write. We live in a fast paced technological world where there is little to no place for a person who is…

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The numbers don’t lie

The numbers of Adult Basic Education and Training centres in South Africa are expanding at a rapid rate. This is due not only to the high amount of illiterate or uneducated people in South Africa but also to the growing realisation of how important education is by individuals and big business alike. It is imperative…

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UNISA and learning

Although it is possible for an illiterate person to apply to UNISA for a correspondence course in Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET), there are some things that just cannot be learnt without a teacher. ABET is aimed at providing people with skills in literacy and numeracy from the grade 1 level right through to…

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Let us learn

The Kha Ri Gude (Let US Learn) mass literacy campaign was officially launched in February of 2008. The campaign is aimed at providing the illiterate population of South Africa with basic literacy skills on a mass basis to eliminate the enormous illiteracy problem in South Africa. Although the plan is mainly aimed at rural and…

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Choose wisely

When choosing a course to provide your employees with Adult Basic Education and Training, it is important to ensure that the course meets with the standards of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). The NQF was established to ensure that all education institutions and programmes in South Africa meet the same standard to ensure that all…

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Improving workforce literacy

If you would like to assist your work force in improving their literacy and basic mathematics skills, enquire about the Adult Basic Education and Training programme. The course does have a cost attached as the facilitator must be compensated for his or her services and the costs of the course material must be covered. There…

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Makes sure your trainer is registered

It is important to ensure that facilitator you choose to offer your employees Adult Basic Education and Training is registered with Umalusi. Umalusi is the council for quality insurance in general and further education and training. It is responsible for accrediting public education and training providers to and monitoring and report on these providers to…

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A second chance through ABET

With disastrous decline in the matric pass rate, education must become the focus of all South Africans. Many children do not take education seriously because their parents are uneducated and cannot pass on the importance of education to their children. It is thus important that big business become involved in Adult Basic Education and Training…

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