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Education inequality | R3.8bn for ‘missing’ middle students

JOHANNESBURG - As the 2024 academic year begins, all eyes are on tertiary education institutions.

Will we see fewer funding issues after government pledged almost R4-billion to fund the missing middle.

READ: Higher Education | NSFAS deficiencies leave students stranded

It will support students who come from households with a total income between R350,000 and R600,000.

The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme is advocating for more funding for missing middle students especially those with scarce skills.

Morné du Toit, CEO of Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, has more on this.

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