• Reading for meaning: a common issue in President’s SONA speech and RESEP’s “Binding Constraints” report

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  • Highlights from RESEP’s Early Learning Workshop (4 to 5 July 2019)

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  • Minister Tito Mboweni, experts and researchers attend RESEP workshop on the South African Labour Market in a Macro-economic Context

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Reading for meaning: a common issue in President’s SONA speech and RESEP’s “Binding Constraints” report

In 2016, RESEP published the “Binding Constraints” report discussing the importance of reading for meaning by grade 3. Three years later, President Cyril Ramaphosa echoes this sentiment in his State of the Nation (SONA) address in 2019. RESEP Team

Highlights from RESEP’s Early Learning Workshop (4 to 5 July 2019)

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Minister Tito Mboweni, experts and researchers attend RESEP workshop on the South African Labour Market in a Macro-economic Context

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Symposium on Subsidised Housing hosted by RESEP (Stellenbosch University), Bath University and WC Department of Human Settlements

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RESEP PhD student wins 2018 Founders medal for best thesis

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RESEP

RESEP is a group of researchers in the Department of Economics at the University of Stellenbosch. It developed around a long-term research focus on issues of poverty, income distribution, social mobility, economic development and social policy. This was further stimulated when Servaas van der Berg in 2008 became the South African National Research Chair in the Economics of Social Policy, financially supported by theNational Research Foundation (NRF). This led to further consolidation of research work in this area.