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Tuesday, 25 June 2013 00:00


Press Statement: Immediate

SACTWU KICKS OFF 2013 MATRIC WINTER SCHOOL AS PART OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UNION’S R25m YOUTH EMPLOYMENT ACCORD IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT PROGRAMME

The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has launched its Matric Winter School Programme for 2013, yesterday. This year’s programme started in the KZN Region and will continue until the 28th June 2013, rolled out to other parts of the country. The SACTWU Matric Winter School is offered to SACTWU members’ dependents who are currently in matric. Learners are tutored, by qualified teachers, in learning areas such as English Home Language, Mathematics, Maths Literacy, Life Science, Physics and Accounting. 

The  programme has been designed to assist learners to prepare for the final matric examinations later this year. In Durban 112 matric learners are already attending their programme at the Centenary Secondary School and another 71 students are attending in Newcastle.

Winter school will start in other regions as well, the dates are as follows:
•    Western Cape Winter School Programme will start on 1st July 2013 until 11th July 2013.
•    Eastern Cape Winter School Programme will start on 8th July 2013 until 12th July 2013.

This Winter School roll out is part of the union’s R25m commitments towards the implementation of the Youth Employment Accord, as announced by the SACTWU NEC on 13 June 2013 (see previous press release issued on 13 June 2013) .


Issued by
Andre Kriel
SACTWU
General Secretary

If further comment is required please contact SACTWU’s Hazel Jacobs on  office 021 447 4570 or Cellphone 0822006404