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CLIP 4058

Higher education and employment in South Africa

Higher education and employment in South Africa
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Key Info
  • Higher education and employment in South Africa
  • Duration: 03:41
  • A report first broadcast in 2005 about higher education and employment in South Africa. Students from poor backgrounds can struggle to pay for higher education and some companies provide bursaries to fund university education. In exchange the company receives tax benefits, trained employees and some good public relations. This has greatly increased the numbers of black students at South African universities. Some white students feel they have suffered because of positive discrimination.
  • Subject:

    Citizenship and Modern Studies

       Topic:

    South Africa

  • Keywords: South Africa, shanty town, BEE, bursary schemes, higher education, positive discrimination, economy, HIV, AIDS, modern studies
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used in a discussion on education systems and their funding. It could lead to debate over arguments for and against positive discrimination.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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