Financial exclusion: Big concern facing the nation

Posted in: Intellidex in the media on Mar 17, 2021


One of the major issues facing South Africa is how to fund higher education. There have been big protests this week given the frustration felt by young people trying to get into higher education. Intellidex’s Peter Attard Montalto spoke to Newsroom Afrika and said that directing the bulk of funding either towards higher education or TVETs is the sort of question that needs to be answered. He also pointed out that There were three reports that came out between 2015 and 2017 looking at the future of higher education funding which never fully got implemented.

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