PYEI Phase 3 Presidential Youth Employment Initiative 

Filed in ZA by on 18 March 2022

PYEI Phase 3, pyei phase 3 application, Presidential Youth Employment Initiative (PYEI) Phase III, DBE Presidential Youth Employment Initiative (PYEI) Phase 3The department of basic education (DBE) has announced the initiation of PYEI phase 3, so read this article very careful to get all the information regarding the presidential youth employment initiative phase 3, Phase II of the PYEI in the Basic Education sector has been implemented since 1 November 2021. The current cohort of +1- 280 000 Assistants are on a five-months contract. which will expire soon on 31 March 2022.

PYEI Phase 3

To ensure continuity and stability in schools, youth who were appointed as teachers at schools on 28 February 2022 will be offered fixed-term contracts that run from 1 April 2022 to 30 August 2022, It is worth noting that some of the youth who were initially part of the cohort in Phase I and II have since found employment elsewhere: registered for further studies or left the programme to pursue other opportunities.

pyei phase 3 requirements

  • Are at age of 18-35 years
  • Residing in south Africa with a valid RSA ID book or valid passport and work permit
  • Residing at the location of school (5-8km radius)
  • The only one with this opportunity at home (one opportunity per household)
  • Meet the requirements per category and sub category applied for
  • attend work all days and perform the work assigned
  • Not in education, not employment and not in training (NEET)
  • Not studying part time or full time
  • Not receiving government grants (NSFAS, Funza lushaka, including R350 covid-19 grant)
  • Not receiving any other form of stipend, wage or salary
  • Do not have any criminal record
  • Was not unfairly advantaged above others due to staff members (SMT or SGB) knowing them
  • Not participating in any learner ship
  • attended all the compulsory training and received certificates
  • was not involved in any misconduct phase I or phase II

The PYEI phase 3 has, in this regard. fulfilled one of its mandates, that being the creation of pathways to further opportunities and success for the youth, All schools are required to complete and submit the details of all the youth meeting the requirements to be transitioned from Phase II into Phase III. A type-form is provided for this purpose through the Provincial Education Department (PEDs). The completion of the type-form is thus mandatory.

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NB; pyei phase 3 application are made online so follow all the procedures as explained in this article

All schools are required to have their Assistants captured on the National Data Management System (DMS) as this is the official management and reporting system for the initiative. The systems department wants to acknowledge Bhelela Technologies for providing this data management system at no cost to the sector.

The youth remaining in the programme will be given an opportunity to use the skills they have acquired through the training already provided to them in Phase II. to support teaching and learning in our schools.

With Term 1 of the 2022 academic year ending on 17 March 2022 for inland schools and 24 March 2022 for coastal schools. PEDs should urgently communicate to schools on the termination of Phase II contracts and the commencement of Phase III contracts for Assistants. PEDs should issue circulars and all relevant documents for Phase III to schools in that regard. This will assist in providing certainty to the youth.

The Department accepted the challenge to help mitigate the devastating impact of the COVID 19 pandemic in volatile, complex and ambiguous circumstances by swiftly adopting and implementing a business unusual approach to achieve the twin goals of rescuing the education sector and providing much needed employment to youth.

The initiative was implemented under stringent timelines with great efficiency. The Department wishes to acknowledge the contribution of the partner SA Youth mobi in the efficient processes implemented for recruitment of the youth both in Phase I and II. This partnership came at no cost to the sector. The initiative has positioned the Basic Education Sector as a vehicle for addressing systemic sectorial challenges and assisted government in making strides towards a post-COVID-19 future.

The initiative has assisted the sector by providing capacity to schools to manage the impact of COVID-19 on schooling, supported teachers and learners in classrooms, whilst supporting the Basic Education Sector as it repositions, re-imagines and re-boots the future beyond COVID-19.

The Department would also want to acknowledge the partners that are working tirelessly in training the Assistants in the identified sector priority areas: Mathematics, Science and Technology (MST) subjects. BCM subjects, Reading and Literary for Reading Champions, eCadres — ICT integrating in classrooms; Handymen/women – infrastructure maintenance. Child and Youth Care Workers — psychosocial support to learners and Sport and Enrichment.

The Department urges all the successful young people to adhere to all the conditions of their hiring and to cooperate with school principals to whom they report.

The Department wishes to express its sincere appreciation for the successful implementation of the Presidential programme both in Phase I and II: to the Provincial Education Departments. Districts, Circuits, School Management Teams. School Governing Bodies. teachers. learners, the entire schooling communities, the communities, the assistants, the social partners civil society partners and internal departmental officials.

So this article was all about the PYEI Phase 3, for more information about the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative in the Basic Education Sector visit the south Africa DBE website:

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