Level 1 only the beginning

Ideally the Adult Basic Education and Training learner should at least be able to progress through levels one, two, three and four, giving him or her the equivalent of a grade 12 education. However at an average of 120 hours per level most businesses cannot afford this amount of time off. However even a learner…

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Lack of basics solved by ABET

An adult who lacks basic skills like reading and mathematics will never be able to reach their full potential. However for many years the South African government systematically prevented the vast majority of its population from receiving even the most basic of educations. They were prevented from attending school due to forced relocation and their…

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ABET and true potential

ABET training is today not a nice to have, it’s both a business and social imperative. Business in close cooperation with government has realised that a workforce conversant in even the basics of reading and writing is far more productive than an illiterate one and if South Africa is to complete in the global marketplace…

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ABET and the bottom line

Business should ensure that ABET service providers have the correct accreditation in order to make sure that employees are receiving the proper instruction to enable them to progress through the levels of the Adult Basic education and Training program successfully. Should the ABET service provider not be accredited with the correct governmental structure then all…

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Adult Basic Education helping South Africa

ABET or Adult Basic Education and Training has been recognized as having far reaching consequences for both the economy of South Africa and the social cohesion of the country. With basic skills in literacy and numeracy it has been proved that the levels of crime and anti social behaviour increase dramatically. The legacy of South…

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ABET allows for better citizens

It is becoming clear that ABET service providers are changing the face of both South Africa’s business environment and social fabric. By providing learners with basic literacy and numeracy skills Adult Basic Education service providers are deepening and widening the skills pool and providing employers with a far greater resource of skilled workers than has…

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ABET essential for self improvement

Government and business are showing a renewed commitment to the concept of Adult Basic Education and Training as literacy levels continue to rise in South Africa. In order to achieve a 100% literacy and basic numeracy rate the number of accredited ABET providers needs to increase dramatically and the funding from business needs to increase…

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