Basic education

How basic education has improved in the Western Cape

Pippa Green, SALDRU on 23 June 2021
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A new longitudinal study of learners in public education in the Western Cape shows a marked decline in repetition rates over the past six years. The drop in repetition has also led to more learners making it through matric. The study could have significant lessons for policymakers in terms of the interventions required to reduce dropouts.