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South Africa’s education system is broken. We know this from the graduation statistics that surface year after year. But we also know this from the unemployment rate - and specifically youth unemployment rate of more than 50% at the end of 2018. Not only is our economy in trouble, but our youth also seems unemployable after finishing school with no hope of further tertiary studies.

John Chambers, previous CEO of CISKO once famously said: " The two great equalizers in the world are education and the internet." And combined, in the shape of what is commonly referred to as Eductech, we could have a major impact on the trajectory of our current generation. But why is this not happening? I sit down with Kirsty Chadwick, CEO & Founder of The Training Room Online (TTRO) to discuss how edtech and a few small tweaks to our approach to providing education, could completely change the legacy of a seemingly broken education system.

She is a passionate trail-blazing teacher turned entrepreneur who has set her sight on “changing the world” through providing educate solutions in South Africa...and now also the Middle East

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