#PODCAST: Matrics urged to consider higher certificates, short courses and job experience this holiday season

By Newsbreak Producer Prabashini Moodley - With the completion of the 2019 Senior Certificate Examinations and the release of matric results expected in early January - the focus now turns to tertiary education. For those who have not yet secured a place at an institution, it's still not too late to plan your academic year in 2020. According to the Independent Institute of Education (IIE) - some institutions which includes Universities, Technikons and TVET colleges will still be open for placement. Senior Head of Programmes at the Faculty of Humanities at the IIE - Sifiso Mnisi says, matric pupils should consider higher certificates, short courses or even take up a job to gain experience in the field they wish to pursue...