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National Education Collaboration Trust to boost SA Education


Struggling schools across South Africa will benefit from the National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) initiative, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Friday.

“The NECT has targeted the most dysfunctional schools in the country. We’re using high-level consultancy skills to turn around the schools,” said Motshekga in Pretoria.

She was addressing reporters at the Sefako Makgatho presidential guesthouse after PresidentJacob Zuma concluded a meeting with several chief executives of major companies that are part of the NECT.

Launched last year, the NECT is a partnership aimed at strengthening co-operation between stakeholders in the education sector including government, business, labour and civil society. Its aim is to improve education outcomes in South Africa.

Motshekga said the national education sector was “ready for a huge jump.


Article and image source: News24