economy; education; globalisation; job creation; labour force; skills training; unemployment.

Expectations of the Unemployed in South Africa: An Education System Perspective

South Africa re-entered the world economy after 1994 with several disadvantages, of which an exceptionally high unemployment rate and a low-skilled labour force were the most challenging. Various innovative measures for enhancing the skills base in South Africa have been introduced since the first democratic elections in 1994. The new policies are designed to deal…