The Siyaphambili post-school research group in SALDRU has just launched an interactive website to track and monitor post-school qualifications attainment in South Africa. More
The Siyaphambili research group has been awarded a research grant by the Spencer Foundation to investigate the effects of the COVID-19 health crisis on inequalities in the South African tertiary education sector. As an introductory analysis to the data on university and college students’ access to remote learning resources across local municipalities, the researchers construct a remote learning indicator based on the municipality that students are from. More
The Basic Package of Support (BPS) for South Africa’s youth – a youth development initiative to support young people who are not in employment, education or training – has received a formal endorsement from the National Planning Commission. More
Challenging inequalities through policy relevant academic research.
SALDRU researchers are working on an African Centre of Excellence for Inequalities Research (ACEIR) project aiming to examine patterns of spatial and national inequalities in SSA using comparable data from the various Demographic and Health Surveys (DHSs). More
City Press published an article written by Saldrupians Ariane De Lannoy, Gibson Mudiriza and Charmaine Smith, together with Lauren Graham from the CSDA at the University of Johannesburg. The article shares insights into the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on young South Africans, drawn from a survey conducted by SALDRU and Unicef SA through Unicef’s UReport platform. More