Category: Education

Immigrants and refugees’ skills and qualifications are being wasted

Released on International Migrants’ Day, a new paper produced by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report, the Education Above All Foundation and UNHCR, entitled “What a waste: Ensure the recognition of migrants and refugees qualification and prior learning”, shows that over a third of highly educated immigrants are overqualified for their jobs, compared to a quarter…

The New Girl Code

90% of jobs are estimated to need some level of digital skills and there is a shortage of skilled people to fill all jobs in technology. In South Africa, many young girls are not given the opportunity to obtain these skills and thereby attain an…

All is not well in our schools

There is something politically, socially and morally deeply problematic about our schools, both private and public. Our schools are not only increasingly becoming unsafe spaces for pupils (and teachers) but are also becoming instruments of suppression. Almost on a daily on social media videos surface…