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Good news! Teacher student enrolment in critical subjects is on ...

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Good news! Teacher student enrolment in critical subjects is on the rise

Trend highlights evolution of Funza Lushaka from bursary source to programme to address teacher shortages

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The shortage of teachers in scarce skill subjects could be alleviated in the coming years — if student enrolment figures in these disciplines are anything to go by.

A total of 13,927 students, who were awarded the Funza Lushaka bursary to study teaching, chose either a technical subject, an indigenous SA language, maths or physical science as one of their major subjects or modules.

At least 5,958 of the 13,927 are studying maths, 1,970 physical science, 3,088 technical subjects and 2,911 an indigenous SA language...

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