Dropouts and passes: How far has education really come?

The launch of Blade Nzimande's white paper and the audited data on universities exposes the steady pattern of dropouts, failure and graduation. The statutorily independent Council on Higher Education, presented the latest audited data on universities. This showed that about half of all students who enter university drop out before they complete their degrees or diplomas. (Mail & Guardian 17 Jan 2014)

Mail & Guardian
Type: Newspaper and Opinion pieces
Author: David Macfarlane, Victoria John
Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Higher education, Independent Council on Higher Education, University dropout, Landmark white paper on post-school education and training