Scaling Up Early Childhood Development (ECD) (0-4 years) in South Africa: Support Structures

This paper is one of a series developed to inform the Scaling Up ECD Services (0–4 years) Research Project with the aim of improving child development and significant job creation. Lomofsky et al consider various options for support structures and mechanisms that could facilitate the implementation of the National Integrated Plan (NIP) for ECD, and…


Youth Labour Market Challenges in South Africa

Altman identifies labour market challenges facing South African youth, in view of the high chance of long-term unemployment among young people. She assesses labour market dynamics, questioning whether the economy is creating low-skill jobs, whether education improves people’s chances in the labour market, and whether graduate unemployment is a problem because young people study inappropriate…