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15 June 2021

Majority of SA students feel hard lockdown jeopardised their academic pursuits


More than half of students at institutions of higher learning in South Africa feel that hard lockdown has jeopardised their academic pursuits. This is according to the results of a study done on the impact of COVID-19 on students in the Post School Education and Training Sector.

Higher Education, Training, Science, and Innovation Minister, Blade Nzimande, launched the report at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in the Western Cape.

The HSRC survey explored young people’s experiences and perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on education and learning in the country.

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