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The Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA) is one of the government agencies that run entrepreneurship programmes in schools so as to equip learners with entrepreneurial skills needed to start and run businesses.

“It is the responsibility of SEDA to serve as the engine for entrepreneurship development in SA, and so we have been supporting the SAIE’s education programme since 2006. The SAIE’s approach to teaching entrepreneurship is aligned with the curriculum, yet uniquely different to the traditional way of teaching. We believe that the work of SAIE is relevant and impactful in SA today because our youth are experiencing a challenge of not accessing employment after finishing high school, hence there is a need for entrepreneurship in order for them to start and run their own businesses. Investing in entrepreneurship education will stimulate socio-economic development in SA.”