A growing number of young people are leaving school without passing their matric exams, the entry-level qualification for many jobs. Yet, learners who fail can rewrite their exams for a second chance at graduating from high school. Realistically, however, this is difficult for learners to do on their own—especially in rural areas with limited access to resources.

Bulungula College developed its own ‘Second Chance Matric programme’ to support learners to pass and created a toolkit for other schools on how they can start one, too.

Read the full Daily Maverick op-ed article, here.