Some big subject changes for schools are on the way

Some big subject changes for schools are on the way

It is exciting to see the new opportunities that will open up.

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As part of the government’s strategy to upskill the populace, they have decided to implement a few changes at basic education level.

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Some of the new subjects being added to the curriculum include:

  • Art and design
  • Agricultural studies
  • Ancilliary healthcare
  • Aquaponics
  • Aviation studies
  • Civil technology
  • Consumer studies8. Digital technology
  • Early childhood development
  • Electrical technology
  • Hospitality studies
  • Maritime sciences
  • Maintenance and upholstery
  • Mechanical technology
  • Personal care
  • Technical mathematics
  • Technical sciences
  • Wholesale and retail

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To further help employ the youth in South Africa, the government is planning to introduce the General Education Certificate (GEC), which will give learners recognition after Grade 9 and allow them to follow vocational training. The GEC will be piloted at select schools in 2022.

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