The system was simple and straightforward. Go to school, get good Grades, go to varsity, get good Grades, and then get a job. For many years the system worked very well, people were getting jobs, companies were growing, and the economy was booming. However, over time the system broke.
What countries and education ministries can learn from world wars is the importance of producing what is necessary and what is needed to compete.
An estimate increase of 3.27 million people with HIV between 2002 and 2018 in South Africa suggests that an urgent action towards prevention and treatment programmes and economic measures such as targeted training in skills needed in key industries is imperative.