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Foundational Learning Competence – the next step after AET?

Back in 2010, the IEB (Independent Examinations Board) implemented Foundational Learning Competence or FLC for short. They believed it necessary because there was a clear need for a higher level of skill in fundamental proficiency among the South African workforce. And so FLC was designed and implemented to address this critical shortage. For the employee, … Read more

Address literacy through sponsored learnerships

Today is International Literacy Day and we want to discuss how to address literacy through sponsored learnerships. International Literacy Day was declared by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on 17 November 1965. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities, and societies. According to UNESCO’s Global Monitoring Report … Read more

Literacy in South Africa

Literacy In South Africa Is Still An Issue It is gradually approaching two decades since South Africa underwent its long overdue transition to majority rule and equality for all. Among the less commendable legacies of the former government is a large segment of the adult population that is functionally illiterate. Today, literacy in South Africa … Read more