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Are Matric Learners Prepared with the Skills and Competencies They Need for an Ever–Changing World?

Are Matric Learners Prepared with the Skills and Competencies They Need for an Ever–Changing World?

The overall pass rate for the matric class of 2022 is 80.1% - a 3.7% improvement since the previous cohort. Minister Angie Motshekga announced the official National Senior Certificate results on 19 January and commended the resilience and determination of the class of 2022; who rose to the occasion despite facing much adversity in their final years of schooling – Covid19, load shedding and service delivery protests to name a few. 

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International Migrants Day on Birth Registration and Documentation of All Children

International Migrants Day on Birth Registration and Documentation of All Children

In commemoration of International Migrants Day 2022, which is observed yearly on the 18th of December, to mark the anniversary of the 1990 adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and members of their Families. Save the Children South Africa in partnership with The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA), would like to draw attention to the importance of Universal birth registration and documentation of migrants and other vulnerable children in South Africa.
 

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Play Builds Brains

Play Builds Brains

Play Builds Brains. Let's Play! 

One of the most overlooked and undervalued approaches to developing cognitive, social and emotional capital is play. Research over the past 30 years has taught us that play is one of the most important ways in which young children gain essential knowledge and build more complex, higher-order skills such as creativity, critical thinking and collaboration.

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KZN hit by floods for the second time

KZN hit by floods for the second time

Floods and torrential rains hit South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal for the second time in two months.
Torrential rains have once again created havoc for families in eastern South Africa, just a month after the worst floods in living memory killed more than 400 people and made nearly 7,000 people homeless.
 

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Emergency Alert - KZN Floods

Emergency Alert - KZN Floods

Save the Children calls for greater protection of children as KwaZulu-Natal floods cause devastation.

Save the Children is gravely concerned about the safety of children as heavy flooding claims the lives of more than 300 people including children in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal and with more heavy rains expected.

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352 children murdered in SA (Oct to Dec 2021)

352 children murdered in SA (Oct to Dec 2021)

More than 350 children murdered in South Africa between Oct and Dec 2021

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