TA 2012 Report

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List of tables and figures
Contributors

Acronyms and abbreviations

Preface

INTRODUCTION, Jan Hofmeyr

 

CHAPTER 1: ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE


The Economy at a Glance

Review: Building a future for South Africa’s youth, Ashraf Kariem and Sithembile Mbete

Opinion: Generational change and its impact on South Africa’s politics
New generation, old politics, Eusebius McKaiser
Continuity at the expense of new politics, Mzukisi Qobo

 

CHAPTER 2: THE LABOUR MARKET


The Labour Market at a Glance

Review: The financial crisis and its enduring legacy for youth unemployment, Neil Rankin, Gareth Roberts, Volker Schöer and Debra Shepherd

Opinion: Obstacles and opportunities for youth entrepreneurship
A co-ordinated approach critical to promote youth entrepreneurship, Jacqueline Kew
Create entrepreneurs instead of tenderpreneurs, Erica Penfold

 

CHAPTER 3: SKILLS AND EDUCATION


Skills and Education at a Glance

Review: Broadening the base for opportunity: A second chance for young people without matric, Peliwe Lolwana

Opinion: Removing the financial obstacles for access to tertiary education
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme: Important gains, significant challenges, Pierre de Villiers
Improvements in access, but participation rates still a problem, Gerald Wangenge-Ouma

 

CHAPTER 4: POVERTY AND INEQUALITY


Poverty and Inequality at a Glance

Review: Breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty, Katharine Hall

Opinion: Escaping youth poverty
Early childhood education: The difference between policy and reality, Eric Atmore, Lauren van Niekerk and Michaela Ashley-Cooper
Just give them the money? Building youth assets as an option to enhance youth outcomes, Lauren Graham

 

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