The College of Cape City (UCT) has launched a university-based online high school in partnership with the Valenture Institute, an schooling expertise firm that has developed its personal proprietary online mannequin.
“The UCT online high school ecosystem has been designed to service South African learners from a broad range of socioeconomic means,” the college mentioned.
It presents a CAPS-aligned curriculum and permits learners in grades 8 – 12 in any nook of the globe the chance to review at a month-to-month price of R2,095.
Admissions for the UCT Online High School opened on Wednesday, 21 July 2021, with courses commencing in January 2022, after which learners will be capable to enrol at any time, from anyplace in the world.
The college mentioned that learners will profit from a supported self-discipline mannequin, which permits them to tempo their very own studying whereas receiving one-on-one tutoring from knowledgeable lecturers and help coaches every time they want it.
College students can even be supplied with a spread of college and profession preparation providers and choices.
As well as, the complete curriculum shall be made obtainable without spending a dime on an interactive online platform, the tertiary establishment mentioned. Customers of this free content material shall be issued with a learner quantity to save lots of their studying path and information, with limitless logins permitted.
Learners may have full entry to expert-designed interactive notes, movies, animations, simulations, practise assignments, quizzes and extra.
“The University of Cape Town is committed to playing our part in addressing the systemic challenges facing our education system,” mentioned UCT’s vice-chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng.
“As a result, we have taken the bold step to launch an innovative online high school in January 2022, where the academic excellence of UCT can be extended to high school learners across the country.”