Picture Credit: Ian Landsberg/African News Agency (ANA) – It is unfair for universities to continue to offer academic programmes which will not be funded by NSFAS, says the writer.
By Hendrick Makaneta
The debate that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) can no longer fund certain courses has caused great anxiety and uncertainty for many students across the country. However, it is important to contextualise this debate.
Recently, the Department of Basic Education indicated that it would introduce 38 new subjects in what the department calls a three-stream model. There is a growing consensus that the department must modernise the education system to ensure that pupils leave the…
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