More Than 7.4 Million Applications Received for DBE PYEI BEEI Teacher Assistant 2022

The Department of Basic Education continues to ensure transparency in the processes of recruitment for the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative (PYEI) in the Basic Education sector.

It has been a week since applications opened for youth and the Department, together with SAYouth and the provinces, has been monitoring the process very closely.

More Than 7.4 Million Applications Received for DBE PYEI BEEI Teacher Assistant 2022

As of Friday, September 30, 2022, the DBE can report that 7,4 million applications have been received from 867,844 unique applicants.  So far, there are 796 schools in the country that have received fewer than 20 applications and 14 schools that have so far received zero applications. The schools with zero applications are in the following provinces: Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, and Western Cape.

It is important to inform the members of the public that the government of South Africa approved the participation of the Department of Basic Education in the Presidential Employment Stimulus (PES) for phases I, II, Ill and IV where the government allocated. through the National Treasury. R25,5 billion over four (4) financial years for the implementation of the PYEI-BEEI aimed at creating more than 1 million job opportunities.

This funding is broken down as follows:


R7 billion 2020/21 Phase I Dec 2020 — Mar 2021

R6 billion 2021/22 Phase II Nov 2021 — Mar 2022

R6.149 billion 2022/23 Phase III Apr— Aug 2022*

R 6.4 billion 2023/24 Phase IV 1 Feb— 30 Sep 2023*

Communities are requested to continue to apply for the job opportunities for SA Youth at https://www.sayouth.mobi/. The applications remain open until midnight on October 16, 2022. which gives youth two more weeks to apply. Applications can be completed throughout the day and night, including weekends.

SAYouth.mobi is a zero-rated mobi-site and is therefore free to access. The SA Youth Mobil ensures transparency and fairness in the recruitment process; it reduces bias, subjectivity, and nepotism. With SA Youth, all applicants have an equal opportunity to participate.

The other component of SA Youth is the linkage with other partners. With many employers and learning providers, they can therefore connect the youth with other available learning and work opportunities.

Communities are also reminded that this is a FREE opportunity and no one should pay to access the Assistants (Education and General School Assistants) job opportunities