Centre For Development and Enterprise
CDE is an independent policy research and advocacy organisation. It is one of South Africa's leading development think tanks, focusing on critical development issues and their relationship to economic growth and democratic consolidation. Through examining South African realities and international experience, CDE formulates practical policy proposals outlining ways in which South Africa can tackle major social and economic challenges. CDE has a special focus on the role of business and markets in development.
WHAT WOULD A DOWNGRADE TO JUNK STATUS MEAN FOR SA?
Event: 12 May 2015
Though ratings agencies assure us a downgrade is not imminent, the threat remains. What impact would a ‘junk status’ rating have on South Africa, its foreign direct investment, contracts, portfolio flows and – most importantly – the man in the street? Please join the CDE for a public conversation with Nicky Newton King, CEO of the JSE; Michael Power, Strategist for Investec Asset Management; Alan Pullinger, CEO of Rand Merchant Bank; chaired by Laurie Dippenaar, chairman of First Rand and CDE.
Some good news in teaching
19 March 2015, Ann Bernstein and Jane Hofmeyr for The Star
For nearly 20 years, the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) has been examining various aspects of the South African schooling system. It is not often that we find good news, as we have in our report launched this week: “Teachers in South Africa: Supply and Demand 2013-2025”.
TEACHERS IN SOUTH AFRICA