SALDRU’s Siyaphambili Post-School Research Group closed off a three-year project on The COVID-19 health crisis and inequalities in tertiary education in South Africa. The project was funded by the Spencer foundation. Nicola Branson and Emma Whitelaw present an overview of the project's objectives and key findings.
The BPS has been through three phases of development: (a) initial concept and design, (b) preparation for the pilot, and (c) a pilot to reach proof of concept. Having achieved the proof of concept, the BPS is now entering an incubation phase, characterised by improvements through ongoing learning and preparation for scale.
The Youth Explorer currently maps a series of indicators on youth well-being and does this at various geographical levels. This allows users to understand the lived experiences of young people across the country. This year, several exciting pieces of work are being conducted to build an even stronger and more complete pipeline of information.