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PYEI-BEEI Teaching Assistant Initiative To Continue

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PYEI-BEEI Teaching Assistant Initiative To Continue

PYEI-BEEI Teaching Assistant Initiative To Continue. The 2024 State of The Nation Address (SONA) outlined government achievements but faced criticism from youth organizations for overlooking the persisting issue of youth unemployment in South Africa.

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Government Promises and Calls for Action

  • President Cyril Ramaphosa reflected on achievements but faced criticism for overlooking youth unemployment.
  • Finance Minister extended the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative (PYEI) without specifying programs.
  • Calls for extending Basic Education Employment Initiative (BEEI) under PYEI intensify.

Reality Check on Youth Unemployment

  • Despite success stories, over 4.6 million youth remain unemployed, with 43.4% unemployment rate.
  • 9.1 million youth are neither in education, employment, nor training.

Youth Advocacy and Disappointment

  • Kristal Duncan-Williams of Youth Capital criticizes the government for being out of touch with youth realities.
  • Advocates prioritizing initiatives like Presidential Employment Stimulus (PES) to address youth unemployment effectively.

Budgetary Concerns and Expectations

  • Concerns raised over budget allocation for youth employment initiatives.
  • Calls for increased funding for PES to support 1 million active participants by April and 2 million by November 2024.

Clarifications and Vigilance

  • Department of Basic Education warns against fake messages regarding PYEI applications, urging vigilance against misinformation.

Conclusion

  • The government’s promises to combat youth unemployment face scrutiny from youth organizations.
  • Adequate resource allocation and concrete actions are urged to address the pressing issue of youth unemployment effectively.

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Late Applications For WCED School Admissions Are Now Open

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Late Applications For WCED School Admissions Are Now Open

Late Applications For WCED School Admissions Are Now Open. Thousands of parents have already submitted admission applications for Western Cape schools for the 2025 academic year. However, many learners are still in need of placements.

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has received a record number of applications for Grade 1 and 8 learners for the 2025 academic year. Despite the official application period closing on Friday, 12 April 2024, parents who missed the deadline can still submit a late application.

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Late Applications Information

  • Late Application Period: Open now and will close on 12 May 2024.
  • Late Applications Processing: Late applications will only be processed after on-time applications.
  • Assistance: Parents requiring 2025 placement for their children after the completion of the late application period are encouraged to contact district education offices for assistance.

Other Grades and Application Process

For Grade R admissions and transfer requests for Grades 2-7 and 9-11, the application window will be open from August 1, 2024, to August 16, 2024. The WCED provides a straightforward online application process:

WCED Application Process

Registration (if a new user)

  • Visit the WCED online admissions website.
  • Click on “Parent Register”.
  • Read and agree to the Terms and Conditions.
  • Complete the registration form and verify via SMS.

Applying For Admission

  • Login with your ID number and password.
  • Create a Parent/Guardian Profile.
  • Complete the Learner Application (Grades 1 & 8 Only), providing accurate contact information and learner details.
  • Select Schools, rank them in order of preference, and upload required documents.
  • Submit the application and track the status using the learner’s CEMIS number.

The WCED emphasizes the importance of applying early to avoid last-minute complications. Parents who relocate to the Western Cape after the late application window closes or those who missed the deadline for any reason should contact their district office promptly for assistance. For further information, visit the WCED online admissions website.

Contact Information

  • For Assistance: Parents who relocate to the Western Cape after the late application window closes or those who did not apply earlier for any reason must contact their district office as soon as possible for assistance.

Conclusion

The WCED encourages parents to apply early to avoid any last-minute complications. For more information and to apply, visit the WCED online admissions website. Ensure all required documents are submitted for a smooth application process.

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