South Africa: Minister Brown to Handover Bursaries, School Uniform in George
March 24, 2017 - School Uniform
Pretoria — Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown will palm over bursaries, boots and propagandize uniform while hosting a career expo for schools in George in a Western Cape subsequent week.
The 2030 National Development Plan (NDP) Career Expo, that will be hold on Monday, will see a Minister palm over 10 bursaries to learners from 4 high schools in a George Local Municipality for a 2018 educational year.
The Minister will be accompanied by a Western Cape MEC for Education, Debbie Schäfer, where she will beam Grade 10 -12 learners on career paths that they can pursue to turn destiny artisans and engineers.
Learners from Thembalethu, Imizamoyethu, Parkdene and George High schools will be sensitive how they can validate for destiny bursary opportunities during a career expo.
Minister Brown has requested State-owned company, Eskom, to haven 10 bursaries for tip learners in a George segment to attend tertiary institutions of their choice subsequent year.
Minister Brown’s allocation of a bursaries is partial of a Department of Public Enterprises’ Back-to-School campaign, that aims to apparatus bad schools and motivate academically honourable learners. This forms partial of efforts by supervision to disciple and foster educational value in a country.
Help for a learners
At a expo, learners will be unprotected to career opportunities in industries such as engineering, aviation and forestry, among others.
Over 20 exhibitors from government, SOEs and a private zone will showcase their bursary and learnerships schemes and how learners can entrance them.
Furthermore, Minister Brown will palm over 2 000 grace packs, 100 propagandize boots and propagandize uniform to 20 impecunious leaners.
SOEs stating to Minister Brown have also contributed by their particular Corporate Social Investment programmes. Denel will offer tutorials during a 2017 Winter School. Transnet will reconstruct a George High School Hostel, and Transnet will yield 4 enclosure libraries to a 4 schools.