Grade 12 Computer Application Technology (CAT) Students benefited from a prestigious learning platform called “Jasperactive” to continue learning throughout COVID-19 level 4 & 5 lockdown period. More than 800 Grade 12 CAT students registered on the platform to continue learning in Microsoft Word / Excel & Access. Jasperactive focuses on the critical thinking and application of learning, ensuring learners spend more time using Microsoft Office rather than understanding how to use it in theory. Jasperactive provides a hands-on and engaging experience when it comes to Microsoft Office learning. Visit website for more info:

Youth unemployment has been inordinately high for many years in South Africa and is one of the country’s major socio-economic challenges. Cross-country comparisons regularly affirm that South Africa’s unemployment rates are among the highest in the world. The Covid-19 pandemic is leaving deep scars in South Africa’s labour market, especially for the unemployed / unskilled youth, according to Llewellyn Scholtz, Executive Director of Genesis CITI / I-CAN Centre It is widely acknowledged that there is a digital skills shortage across the South Africa economy and the global workforce more generally. Sadly, South Africa is not equal when it comes to technology in terms of access and adoption. Therefore Open 2 Study (Genesis CITI) partnered with various NPOs across South Africa to roll out Jasperactive Platform to unskilled youth. Visit website for more info: