School exiting certificate: old wine in new bottles

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2015
TITLE AUTHOR(S): A.Juan, T.L.Zuze, V.Reddy, S.Hannan
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION, EMPLOYABILITY, GRADE 9, SCHOOL-LEAVERS EMPLOYMENT STUDY
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-oct-t-dec-2015/school-exiting-certificate
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 8918

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Abstract

Would a 'school exiting certificate', which is a grade 9 school-leaving certificate as recommended by a ministerial task-team report, offers a route to career opportunities for those who do not complete a matric certificate? Perhaps, but that would depend on the way the concept is marketed, says Andrea Juan et al.