Curro, a major listed private school owner, has seen a strong increase in profit amidst a difficult period for private schools.
Private education group Curro has announced that its chief executive officer, Andries Greyling, will retire from the group in the new year.
South Africa's Department of Basic Education (DBE) will introduce new subjects into the school curriculum for Grades R to 3 and Grade 7 in 2023.
Curro Holdings says it will roll out CurroPM - a new approach to teaching that aims to provide students with the opportunity to choose an alternative afternoon learning schedule.
BusinessTech looked at 5 independent school groups in South Africa and how their prices vary:
Independent school operator Curro on Thursday (18 August) reported a 15% increase in revenue for the six months ended June 2022, to R2.06 billion amid increased learner intakes.
Online schools had their fair share of critics among South Africans even prior to the pandemic, a perception that has seemingly changed drastically amid a raft of new affordable options including Curro and UCT Online High School.
As more online schools emerge, experts warn of them not being up to standard.
JSE-listed independent education provider Curro Holdings has opened its new 9,800 square metre campus in Durbanville, just outside Cape Town, which has the capacity to house 1,000 learners, and room for further expansion.