The portion of a population Not in Employment, Education and Training (NEETs) have become a key focus globally. This subset is a key indicator of a country’s underutilised people assets. They represent economic potential. They also represent significant risk.
If their potential is not harnessed effectively, this subset becomes a burden on state funds in the form of grants. The unintended consequences, if left unchecked, include social decline, poor family planning, under-nutrition, stunted growth, poverty, and crime.
The Post-Schooling Education and Training (PSET) system in South Africa is well positioned to improve and equip these individuals with employable skills. A gap exists between the Education system and the PSET (Higher Education) system. Between these two systems an enormous chasm exists over which too many are not strong enough to leap.
IT IS IN SERVICE OF PEOPLE LIKE THIS THAT POPUP EXISTS