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05 October – 08 December

South African Public Holidays 2020

New Year’s DayWed, 01 Jan 2020
Human Rights DaySat, 21 Mar 2020
Good FridayFri, 10 Apr 2020
Family DayMon, 13 Apr 2020
Freedom DayMon, 27 Apr 2020
International Workers’ DayFri, 01 May 2020
Youth Day (in South Africa)Tue, 16 Jun 2020
National Women’s DayMon, 10 Aug 2020
Heritage DayThu, 24 Sep 2020
Day of ReconciliationWed, 16 Dec 2020
Christmas DayFri, 25 Dec 2020
Boxing DaySat, 26 Dec 2020


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    Could niche skills development solve the NEETs employment crisis?

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    Importance of e-learning and online training now and beyond COVID-19

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    Call For - School Advisory Board Member Positions

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    Latest Teacha! Magazine set to inspire and empower teachers

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    Revolutionising Online Schooling in South Africa with Swales Online Academy

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    How to find perfect Graduate Recruitment Programmes in South Africa for 2021?

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    Boomtown seeks graduates for 2021 internship intake

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    Explore Data Science Academy’s offers exciting new public courses in 2021

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