I took this picture of these girls just after they received their grade 12 exam results, and all had passed. They were all dreaming of a bright future, of a successful life and careers. I wonder whose dreams will come true?
“Less than 50 percent of all matriculants (in South Africa) will hold a formal job before they celebrate their 24th birthday” – Human Resources Research Council.
” Only four out of every ten matriculants who enter the labour market directly after matric, will find jobs.” – Solidarity
What do I dream of? A government with a decent education system, that really cares about the children.
“Despite assurances that the education department would meet a high court ordered deadline, some Limpopo schools are still without textbooks.” (Halfway through the school year. M&G