The National Development Plan (NDP) – Vision for 2030 emphasizes the importance of enhancing accountability in the education sector and promotes the importance of mutual accountability between schools and communities for their overall improvement on key indicators so as to enhance teaching and learning in schools.
Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi says government should take the lead in technology innovation.
The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services Deputy Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, says South African youth must benefit from corporate social investment (CSI) initiatives.
When Promise Machimane, 32, was retrenched from her bank job, she struggled to find employment for a number of years, a story that thousands of young people can relate to.
Newly appointed Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa says growth in international and domestic tourism means more opportunities for local suppliers and providers of services to tourists.
Newly appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has radical economic transformation at the top of his agenda.
An approximate 11.1 million children aged between 7- 17 years were attending school in 2015, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Thursday.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has embarked on a number of initiatives to improve the country’s skills base - key among them to get young people involved in the fields of science, technology and innovation.
A planned imbizo on education in Mathibestad, near Hammanskraal, this weekend, is a clear indication that government views quality education as the cornerstone of the country’s growth and prosperity, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.
Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa says the department will intensify its efforts to help women and young people from townships to get business opportunities in the sector, as government makes a push for an inclusive economy.