Keeping up the good work

Big business in South Africa has committed itself to the principles of adult basic education and training. This commitment has had a concrete effect with many adults who had been denied a quality education under the Apartheid system now having at least a basic working knowledge of both the written word and mathematics. These basic…

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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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