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Cutting back on skills development has long-term consequences
Cutting back on skills development has long-term consequences

As companies review their new financial year budgets, many are tempted to cut back on skills development but this mistake can cost companies dearly in the end...

26 Apr 2016

Is a career in coaching for you?
Is a career in coaching for you?

The demand for professional coaches has increased, opening up ample career opportunities. This, in turn, has created an ever-increasing demand for expert, accredited training...

Issued by Liquidlingo Communications 19 Apr 2016

VWV Group inducts 25 students into Phakama Women's Academy
VWV Group inducts 25 students into Phakama Women's Academy

The Phakama Women's Academy, an initiative founded by brand experience agency VWV Group two years ago to empower young women in the marketing, advertising and communications industry, has inducted its 2016 class...

18 Apr 2016

Google aims for one million digital learners
Google aims for one million digital learners

Over the next year, Google will train one million young Africans in digital skills across the continent...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Apr 2016

Upskilling networking specialists for full digital integration
Upskilling networking specialists for full digital integration

Cisco has launched a pilot project to upskill specialised networking experts to assist South Africa in obtaining full digital integration...

13 Apr 2016

MBAWC offers free course in construction supervision
MBAWC offers free course in construction supervision

The Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) is offering a free Certificate in Construction Supervision to those who have passed maths at Grade 12 level...

12 Apr 2016

FUEL training company is booming! - FUEL
FUEL training company is booming!

With a retail giant joining the client portfolio, FUEL will be deploying training to an additional 170,000 users in 15 African countries, within the next year. FUEL will also be launching internationally within 12 months...

Issued by FUEL 12 Apr 2016

Thato Mogotsi of Botaki & Associates handing over construction sites to various contractors
Construction of new hotel school facilities commence

Construction of the new hotel school facilities is underway with the principal agents and architects, Botaki & Associates handing over various construction sites...

11 Apr 2016

Enter National Accounting Olympiad before 30 April
Enter National Accounting Olympiad before 30 April

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Sage One Accounting Olympiad is open for entries from Grade 11 and 12 high school learners to win a share of R300,000 in prize value...

11 Apr 2016

SAIPA applicants have 91% pass rate
SAIPA applicants have 91% pass rate

The results from the latest professional evaluation exam, regulated by the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA), indicates that a record 91% of applicants passed and subsequently earned the designation of Professional Accountant (SA), making South Africa richer by 457 professional accountants...

8 Apr 2016

Partnership to aid employability of accounting graduates
Partnership to aid employability of accounting graduates

In an effort to increase the employability of students, the University of Johannesburg's Department of Commercial Accounting is in partnership with the South African Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT [SA]) to prepare UJ's accounting graduates to exit the institution with workplace competencies and professional membership...

6 Apr 2016

Artisan training offers quick access to employment
Artisan training offers quick access to employment

Youth should consider careers as artisans, particularly given the 50% failure rate at university, indicating that many are out of their depth...

5 Apr 2016

Still time to join JSE Investment Challenge
Still time to join JSE Investment Challenge

The Investment Challenge, an annual game that aims to teach South Africans of all ages about investing on the JSE and the larger role that such investment plays in the country's economy, is still open for entries until 12 April 2016...

4 Apr 2016

CiTi launches free Women in Business programme
CiTi launches free Women in Business programme

On 7 April, the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) will launch the free 'Women in Business' (WIB), as a 10-week programme to help participants develop robust tech strategies, as well as gain useful insight into using digital tools that improve their business practices...

29 Mar 2016

Teachers for Change upskills teachers in ICT
Teachers for Change upskills teachers in ICT

The 21st century is all about technology and the road to a full technological country is long, with education being the cornerstone to developing anything...

29 Mar 2016

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Gaming has grown into a viable career option

"Whether as a player, a developer, designer or writer, the gaming industry - also known as the interactive entertainment industry - provides an exciting, engaging and rewarding new opportunity for school leavers,"...

24 Mar 2016

#YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge 2016 opens for entries
#YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge 2016 opens for entries

The #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge 2016 is open for entries to residents of Cape Town aged 18 to 35, who have viable business ideas that will also create jobs...

22 Mar 2016

Social, emotional learning can boost academic performance
Social, emotional learning can boost academic performance

A new global survey of more than 2,000 parents and educators found that both groups have a narrow understanding of social and emotional learning (SEL)...

17 Mar 2016

Partnership creates hospitality employment opportunities
Partnership creates hospitality employment opportunities

Protea Hotels is collaborating with Harambee youth employment accelerator to create employment opportunities for young South Africans in the hospitality industry...

16 Mar 2016

Badging has potential to help teachers achieve teaching goals
Badging has potential to help teachers achieve teaching goals

Applying the concept of 'badging', as used by such social media sites as Trip Advisor and Fit Bit, could potentially catalyse a professionalism revolution in the South African teaching industry...

16 Mar 2016

A global academic on the move - Global Academy Jobs
A global academic on the move

Global Academy Jobs is committed to helping enhance global mobility and international collaborations. This is why we are sponsoring Wesley Loftie-Eaton from the University of Idaho's Life Sciences lab, part of the Bioinformatics & Computational Biology programme...

Issued by Global Academy Jobs 16 Mar 2016

African round of ELSA Moot Court competition in Grahamstown
African round of ELSA Moot Court competition in Grahamstown

The third annual African regional round of the ELSA Moot Court Competition, a simulation of a World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel proceeding, will take place at Rhodes University in Grahamstown from 29 March to 1 April 2016...

15 Mar 2016

Western Cape's first crop of drone pilots graduate
Western Cape's first crop of drone pilots graduate

UAV Industries (UAVI), the Western Cape's drone pilot training centre, has released its first batch of 14 graduates. These are the first certified trained pilots who are authorised to fly drones...

15 Mar 2016

Next Einstein Forum to nurture African talent
Next Einstein Forum to nurture African talent

The first Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering, which ran in Dakar from 8-10 March 2016, has called for increased investment and support for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in Africa...

11 Mar 2016

GE releases skills strategy for South Africa
GE releases skills strategy for South Africa

A recently released skills paper from GE identifies a three-pronged strategy to combat South Africa's skills shortage...

8 Mar 2016

The role of writing skills in learning - Monetary Library
The role of writing skills in learning

The educational process is aimed at obtaining knowledge, skills, and values. It's an important part of human development as a well-educated person has beliefs and views that are core elements of well-being in society...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Mar 2016

Education Innovation Summit places technology at forefront of education
Education Innovation Summit places technology at forefront of education

The Education Innovation Summit, organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom, takes place on 17 March 2016 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton...

7 Mar 2016

Cape Town launches career expos in townships
Cape Town launches career expos in townships

The City of Cape Town's Social Development and Early Childhood Development Directorate launched its careers expo roadshow yesterday, 3 March 2016 in Khayelitsha, to try and open doors for unemployed youth...

4 Mar 2016

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SASA weighs in on doctor training shortfall

There are too few specialists to meet the healthcare needs of the country, partly due to a lack of education and training opportunities...

3 Mar 2016

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