South Africa Education Market Outlook to 2015 - Opportunities in the Online Education and Teacher Training Market

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South Africa Education Market Outlook to 2015 - Opportunities in the Online Education and Teacher Training Market
The report titled “South Africa Education Market Outlook to 2015 – Opportunities in the Online Education and Teacher Training Market” provides a comprehensive analysis on various aspects such as market size of pre-primary, primary, secondary and higher education sector on the basis of learners, educators, educational institutions, total tuition fees spending. The report also entails market size of private tutoring, online education, teacher training and ICT segment and trends & developments in South Africa education system. The future projections are included to provide an insight on the prospects in the South African Education Market.

South Africa education industry offers numerous growth prospects and opportunities in terms of the increase in the number of learners, educators and educational institutions. This sector has witnessed an enrollment of ~ learners in 2010. The industry is still at a nascent stage and has a huge scope for growth. The education sector is highly controlled by the state and central governments. Total number of learners in the industry is expected to reach ~ by FY’2015 with tuition fee spending of USD ~million.

Pre-primary education is the education undertaken before entering grade R or Grade 0. Only a small proportion of children attend pre-primary schools due to diminutive provision by provinces, especially children below the age of 3 years. In 2010, Around USD ~ million was spent on pre-primary education as total tuition fees. The pre primary segment is expected to grow in the future attributed to the rising inclination of parents towards educating children from a young age.

South Africa’s primary education sector consists of Grade R to Grade 7. Grade R is the reception year of a learner which precedes Grade 1 Primary education is the largest sector in the South Africa education system with maximum number of learners as compared to other segments. This sector held a share of around ~% of the total learners in South Africa in 2010.

Secondary education is the second largest sector in the South African education industry with around ~ thousand learners in 2010. The Teacher-student ratio in 2010 has decreased over the period from 2005, where there was 1 teacher for around ~ students underscoring the improvement in the secondary education system in terms of teacher availability per student. There is a high dropout rate and poor academic performance in this sector.

In the long run, the secondary education segment is expected to witness growth in terms of higher tuition fee spending, increase in the number of learners, proper school infrastructure, mounting government investment and rise in the number of education companies.

The higher education sector has improved over the period with an increase of 1.02% in its market share, due to an increase in the number of higher education learners from 737 thousand in 2005. Higher education industry is mainly constituted of undergraduate and postgraduate learners with ~ thousand undergraduate learners and ~ thousand postgraduate learners in 2010.

Teacher training market is currently in an abysmal stage with a huge deficiency of trained and qualified teachers in the education system as indicated by the high teacher-student ratio in both primary and education sectors. There is a consistent poor learner performance in science and mathematics which can also be attributed to the shortage of mathematics and science teachers. ~ new teachers graduated from public higher education institutions in 2009, out of which, around ~ were Foundation Phase teachers and around ~ were FET-level teachers.

Around ~ million students take up private tuitions for primary grade subjects and around ~ million for secondary grade subjects resulting in a market size of USD ~ million and USD ~ million respectively. The total estimated market size of South Africa tutoring segment is USD ~ million.

The e-learning sector though in embryonic stage will also gain momentum with the increasing number of players entering in the industry. The growth of this sector also depends heavily on the ICT industry and internet penetration in the country. Out of the ~ million users enrolled for paid online courses in 2010, ~% are enrolled in IT skills courses, ~% are enrolled for business, banking and management courses and ~% learners for extracurricular online courses. The total e-learning and IT online training market in South Africa is estimated to be around USD ~ million in 2010

Key Topics Covered in the Report:
  • The market size of South Africa Education industry and its segments on the basis of number of learners, teachers and educational institutions and the total tuition fees spent on these respective segments.
  • Market Size of Online education, teacher training, private tutoring and ICT industry
  • Students travelling overseas for study and international students studying in South Africa.
  • Government spending and support for the education sector.
  • Market segmentation on the basis of number of learners by grade and tuition spend by category.
  • The trends and developments of the industry.
  • Future outlook and projections of number of learners and tuition fee spend in each sector.
  • Cause and Effect Relationship Analysis between industry factors and expected South African education industry prospects
1. SOUTH AFRICA EDUCATION INDUSTRY INTRODUCTION

Medium of Instructions
Multi-Grade Classes

2. SOUTH AFRICA EDUCATION INDUSTRY MARKET SIZE, 2005 – 2010

2.1. Number of Learners, Educators, Educational Institutions, 2005-2010
  South African Students Travelling Overseas for Education, 2008-2009
  International Students in South Africa, 2009
2.2. Total Tuition Fee Spent on Education, 2008-2010

3. SOUTH AFRICA EDUCATION INDUSTRY MARKET SEGMENTATION

3.1. By Number of Learners in Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary and Higher Education, 2005-2010
3.2. By Tuition Fee Spending in Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary and Higher Education, 2008-2010

4. PRE-PRIMARY EDUCATION SECTOR

4.1. Market Introduction
4.2. Pre-Primary Education Sector Size, 2005-2010
  4.2.1. Number of Learners, 2005-2010
  4.2.2. Total Tuition Fee Spent on Education, 2005-2010
4.3. Grade 1 Learners in Ordinary Schools who have Attended a Pre-Primary Programme

5. PRIMARY EDUCATION SECTOR

5.1. Market Introduction
5.2. Primary Education Sector Size, 2005-2010
  5.2.1. Number of Learners, Educators, Educational Institutions, 2005-2010
5.3. Primary Education Sector Segmentation by Grade

6. SECONDARY EDUCATION SECTOR

6.1. Market Introduction
6.2. Secondary Education Sector Size, 2005-2010
  6.2.1. Number of Learners, Educators, Educational Institutions, 2005-2010
6.3. Secondary Education Sector Segmentation by Grade, 2005-2010

7. HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING SECTOR

7.1. Market Introduction
7.2. Higher Education and Training Sector Size, 2005-2010
  7.2.1. Number of Learners and Educators, 2005-2010
  7.2.2. Total Tuition Fee Spent on Education, 2005-2010
7.3. Higher Education and Training Sector Segmentation
  7.3.1. By Number of Undergraduate and Post Graduate Learners, 2005-2011
  7.3.2. By Total Tuition Fee Spent on Education, 2005-2010

8. TEACHER TRAINING MARKET

9. PRIVATE TUTORING MARKET

10. ONLINE EDUCATION MARKET

11. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT) MARKET

E mail address
Landline
Fax

12. SOUTH AFRICA EDUCATION INDUSTRY TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS

Increasing Government Support and Emphasis on Education
Rising Number of Challenges Impeding the Growth of Education system
Prevailing Education Inequality in the Country
Poor Academic Performance

13. SOUTH AFRICA EDUCATION INDUSTRY FUTURE OUTLOOK

13.1. Cause and Effect Relationship between Dependent and Independent Factors Prevailing in South Africa Education Industry
13.2. South Africa Education Industry Projections, 2011-2015

14. SOUTH AFRICA MACRO ECONOMIC INDICATORS: CURRENT AND PROJECTIONS

14.1. Population Till 25 years, 2005-2015
14.2. Government Expenditure on Education Industry, 2005-2015
14.3. Total Births Per Annum

15. APPENDIX

15.1. Market Definition
15.2. Abbreviations
15.3. Research Methodology
  Data Collection Methods
  Approach
15.4. Disclaimer

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: South Africa Education Industry Market Size by Number of Learners, Educators and Educational Institutions, in Thousands, 2005-2010
Figure 2: South Africa Education Industry Market Size by Total Tuition Fee Spent on Education, in USD Million, 2008-2010
Figure 3: South Africa Education Industry Segmentation by Number of Learners in Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary and Higher Education, in Percentage, 2005-2010
Figure 4: South Africa Education Industry Segmentation by Total Tuition Fee Spending in Pre-Primary, Primary and Secondary, and Higher Education, in Percentage, 2008-2010
Figure 5: Pre-Primary Education Sector Market Size by Number of Learners, in Thousands, 2005-2010
Figure 6: Pre-Primary Education Sector Market Size by Total Fee Spent on Education, in USD Million, 2005-2010
Figure 7: Primary Education Sector Market Size by Number of Learners, Educators, Educational Institutions, in Thousands, 2005-2010
Figure 8: Secondary Education Sector Market Size by Number of Learners, Educators, Educational institutions, in Thousands, 2005-2010
Figure 9: Higher Education Sector Market Size by Number of Learners and Educators, in Thousands, 2005-2010
Figure 10: Higher Education Sector Market Size by Total Tuition Fee Spent on Education, in USD Million, 2005-2010
Figure 11: Higher Education Sector Segmentation, by Undergraduate and Postgraduate Learners, by Percentage, 2005-2011
Figure 12: Higher Education Sector Segmentation by Total Fee Spent on Undergraduate and Post graduate Learners Education, in USD Million, 2005-2010
Figure 13: Population of South Africa, in Million, 2005-2015
Figure 14: Government Expenditure on Education, in USD Million, 2005-2010
Figure 15: Total Births per Annum in South Africa, in Million, 2005-2015

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: South Africa Education Industry Market Size by Number of Learners, Educators, Educational Institutions, in Thousands, 2005-2010
Table 2: Top 4 Destinations and the Number of Students from South Africa Studying Overseas, 2008 and 2009
Table 3: Total International Students Enrollment in South Africa by Country of Origin, 2009
Table 4: Total Tuition Fee Spent on Independent and Public Schools by Province, 2008 - 2009 in USD Million
Table 5: South Africa Education Industry Segmentation by Total Tuition Fee Spending in Pre-Primary, Primary and Secondary, and Higher Education, in USD Million 2008-2010
Table 6: Grade 1 Learners in Ordinary schools who have Attended a Pre-Primary Programme, by Gender and Province, 2008 and 2009
Table 7: Primary Education Sector Segmentation, by Grade, 2005-2011
Table 8: Secondary Education Sector Segmentation, by Grade, 2005-2011
Table 9: Number and Percentage of Learners in Ordinary Schools Undertaking Mathematics, Physical Science and Accounting in Grade 10, 11 and 12, 2007 – 2009
Table 10: Higher Education Sector Segmentation, by Undergraduate and Postgraduate Learners, 2005-2011
Table 11: South African Teacher Training Estimated Market Size, USD Million, 2011
Table 12: South African Tutoring Estimated Market Size, USD Million, 2011
Table 13: Internet Users and Penetration in South Africa, 2000-2010
Table 14: South African Online Education Estimated Market Size, USD Million, 2010
Table 15: Percentage of Schools with E-Mail, Landline Connection, Principal’s Mobile Phone and Faxes Facilities, in Percentage, 2008- 2009
Table 16: Number of Children not attending Educational Institutions in South Africa
Table 17: Percentage of Repeaters by Grade and Gender, 2009
Table 18: Cause and Effect Relationship Analysis between Industry Factors and Expected South African Education Industry Prospects
Table 19: South Africa Education Industry Future Projections, by Number of Learners, Educators, Educational Institutions, in Thousands, 2011-2015
Table 20: South Africa Education Industry Future projections, by Total Pre-Primary, Primary and Secondary and Higher Education Tuition Fees, in USD Million, 2011-2015
Table 21: South Africa Population Segmentation by Age Structure, 2011
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