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Executive development: Emerging markets' next big thing?
Executive development: Emerging markets' next big thing?

It's crucial at senior executive level to challenge patterns of thinking to facilitate growth in unconquered markets and companies are investing in executive education to help them do just that...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 1 hour ago

Of Dragons and Sheep by Digital Interactive Games
Tech duo to represent SA in Microsoft Imagine Cup

A duo of software development students from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth will be representing South Africa in the world finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup...

5 hours ago

#YouthMonth: Chevron SA, Amy Biehl Foundation tackle youth unemployment
#YouthMonth: Chevron SA, Amy Biehl Foundation tackle youth unemployment

South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world between the ages of 15 and 24...

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

SAP's Skills for Africa programme kicks off in Cape Town
SAP's Skills for Africa programme kicks off in Cape Town

SAP Africa has officially introduced Cape Town to the latest chapter in the company's Skills for Africa skills development and job creation initiative. The SAP Skills for Africa programme...

2 days ago

MultiChoice Media Innovation Challenge winners ready for LaunchLab lift-off
MultiChoice Media Innovation Challenge winners ready for LaunchLab lift-off

LaunchLab, a network of Stellenbosch University campus-based business incubators, in partnership with MultiChoice, ran an entrepreneurial challenge across its partner university campuses in the Western Cape to unleash innovation in media...

2 days ago

Applications for 2017 arts academy apprenticeship open
Applications for 2017 arts academy apprenticeship open

The Spier Arts Academy, which offers employment-based training in professional mosaic, is recruiting apprentices for its 2017 intake...

24 Jun 2016

Intern, Shirley Mbazima with UAS HR manager, Thamie Nyoni and operations manager, Sidney Sephoka
Why we should nurture young talent in SA's mining industry

There is an ever-increasing demand for young graduates entering the mining services industry to have both educational skills and practical experience...

24 Jun 2016

Agriculture project empowers the poor
Agriculture project empowers the poor

A partnership formed by the Mnquma Local Municipality and five Eastern Cape tertiary institutions has seen more than 120 young people receiving training in farming...

23 Jun 2016

Empowering your workforce through m-learning
Empowering your workforce through m-learning

With over 23-million smartphones in use in the country, mobile learning is truly coming of age in South Africa, and managers should look to using technology to upskill their workforce...

By Dennis Lamberti 22 Jun 2016

Interactive digital learning centre launched in Tshwane
Interactive digital learning centre launched in Tshwane

Tshwane's Interactive Digital Centre (IDC) has been launched to bring high-end interactive 3D digital media, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies to the city...

22 Jun 2016

EduWeek focuses on 'Sustainable Development in Education'
EduWeek focuses on 'Sustainable Development in Education'

'Sustainable Development in Education' is the theme of this year's EduWeek with SABC Education powered by Intel being held at Gallagher Convention Centre Midrand from 29-30 June 2016...

21 Jun 2016

Optimising the relationship between businesses and SMMEs
Optimising the relationship between businesses and SMMEs

Enterprises University of Pretoria's Research Solutions recently hosted a business breakfast, presented by Professor Alex Antonites, Associate Professor in the University of Pretoria's Chair for Entrepreneurship...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 20 Jun 2016

L-R: Farid Fezoua, president & CEO: GE Healthcare Africa; Jay Ireland, president & CEO: GE Africa; Dr Cleopa Mailu, cabinet secretary: ministry of health for Kenya and John Flannery, president & CEO of GE Healthcare.
New healthcare training and skills institute opens in Kenya

Sustainable healthcare in Kenya has received a $13m investment boost through a new training facility committed to train 10,000 health professionals by 2020...

17 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Upskilling youth is key to opportunities in the tourism and hospitality industry
#YouthMonth: Upskilling youth is key to opportunities in the tourism and hospitality industry

Youth unemployment remains one of the most significant challenges facing South Africa, with young people three times more likely to be unemployed than their elder counterparts...

By Kim Viljoen 17 Jun 2016

School of mining and metallurgy opens in Gabon
School of mining and metallurgy opens in Gabon

An educational facility that provides training for mining engineers and technicians was recently inaugurated in the Haut-Ogooué province of Gabon...

15 Jun 2016

TSiBA business scholarships ignite the light at the end of the tunnel
TSiBA business scholarships ignite the light at the end of the tunnel

It is an unfortunate reality that South African youth are once again protesting in order to create a better future. The good news is that there is light at the end of the tunnel...

Issued by TSiBA Education 15 Jun 2016

Transforming the MAC industry through education
Transforming the MAC industry through education

On Thursday 9 June in Cape Town and on 13 June in Johannesburg, the Red & Yellow School hosted information sessions to address the changes and updates to the B-BBEE Sector Code for the South African MAC industry...

By Beverley Klein 15 Jun 2016

RLabsU launching 12 campuses across Cape Town
RLabsU launching 12 campuses across Cape Town

Cape Town-based social impact incubator RLabs is rolling out 12 RLabsU campuses across Cape Town, offering free programmes aimed at developing digital entrepreneurs...

By Tom Jackson 15 Jun 2016

How companies can use learnerships effectively
How companies can use learnerships effectively

According to Richard Rayne, CEO of iLearn, companies that are obliged by law to contribute to the country's Skills Development Fund (SDF) through paying the mandatory skills development levy will find a number of important benefits if they include learnerships in their annual Workplace Skills Plan (WSP)...

15 Jun 2016

Youth Day is 40 years old ... and it's time to wise up
Youth Day is 40 years old ... and it's time to wise up

By the time you're 40 you've learnt a few things about life, about goals and reaching them, about responsibilities and taking them. You still have your dreams, but you're no longer naive.

By Mosima Selekisho 15 Jun 2016

Chantell Ilbury
There is still hope for SA to play in the premier league

Chantell Ilbury uses a sports analogy to discuss South Africa's competitiveness and highlights factors South Africa must take note of if it wants to be part of the global playing field...

By Derick van der Walt 14 Jun 2016

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MI-Ashanti to pilot course aimed at boosting success of entrepreneurs

Given MI-Ashanti vision to reduce the failure rate of startup entrepreneurs in the market, the company will be piloting an eight-week short course at Vega School...

14 Jun 2016

Tech centre for the blind launched in Worcester
Tech centre for the blind launched in Worcester

Kaleidoscope recently launched an Apple-based technology centre for the blind in Worcester in the Cape. The centre aims to empower the blind and visually impaired with employability skills for the open labour market...

14 Jun 2016

New FUNda Leader campaign to build SA reading culture
New FUNda Leader campaign to build SA reading culture

The Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign launched an initiative on International Children's Day, 1 June, to motivate South Africans to become champions of literacy...

10 Jun 2016

Bruce Dube
#YouthMonth: Building a Youth Village with Bruce Dube

28-year-old Bruce Dube owns and co-owns many digital media platforms through which he shares his passion for youth development and plays a significant role in...

By Cari Van Wyk 10 Jun 2016

First of a kind hotel school opens in Ekurhuleni
First of a kind hotel school opens in Ekurhuleni

The Peermont Hotel School offers skills-based training that gives young individuals the necessary platform and opportunity to start a career in the hospitality industry...

9 Jun 2016

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Entrepreneurship skills - learned in school or inborn?

With growing preference for self-employment over formal work, many people from different backgrounds are thriving in business today...

By Solomon Asaba 8 Jun 2016

100 ICT students to graduate from learnership programme
100 ICT students to graduate from learnership programme

One hundred technical students are set to graduate from a learnership programme with the skills, experience and certification they need to kick-start their careers...

6 Jun 2016

SA on track to hit annual target of 30, 000 artisans - minister
SA on track to hit annual target of 30, 000 artisans - minister

The government remains confident of meeting its target of producing 30,000 artisans per year in line with the National Development Plan, despite the challenges faced by some training institutions...

By Bekezela Phakathi 3 Jun 2016

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