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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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Norton Rose Fulbright trains English solicitors

The South African offices of global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright have been accredited as solicitor training establishments by the English Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). The appointment allows the three national offices to train English law graduates to become English qualified solicitors in South Africa.

17 Apr 2014 11:25

How a spokesman can transform your conference

If you are in charge of planning an important corporate conference, you want to make sure that your company shines in all its glory. Whether the event lasts for just several hours, a standard business day, or spans several days, you want it to go smoothly.

By Peter Davidson 17 Apr 2014 10:06

Design @ 50 graduates receive certificates

The first intake of provincial government-launched commercial jewellery design programme Design @ 50 have recently received their certificates.

15 Apr 2014 13:54

Labori High School to alleviate construction and engineering skills shortage

In an effort to alleviate the skills shortage in the building industry and engineering fields, Labori High School is working together with the private sector to prepare its learners for the world of work.

15 Apr 2014 13:20

Pinnacle Holdings launches skills programme

Pinnacle Holdings, the ICT Group, has launched a skills programme for its staff earlier this year. The skills programme aims to develop specific skills within Pinnacle Holdings' subsidiaries AxizWorkgroup and Pinnacle Africa.

15 Apr 2014 11:06

EPWP to continue creating jobs

Delegates at the three-day Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Social Sector conference have reiterated the programme's commitment to provide work and opportunities for unemployed and unskilled people.

14 Apr 2014 07:42

Girl Child Institute of Mentorship programme launched

The phenomenal success of Cell C's Take a Girl Child to Work Day campaign, which takes place for the twelfth time since its launch in 2003, has prompted the mobile network operator to launch a pilot mentorship programme called Girl Child Institute of Mentorship (GCIM).

7 Apr 2014 10:27

JSCE ImpaCT Programme set for June

The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) at Wits University will be running another ImpaCT Programme in June 2014.

3 Apr 2014 11:26

Time is running out for estate agents

Some estate agents still seem inclined to ignore the fact that all estate agents now have to obtain the Further Education and Training Certificate in Real Estate and this has to be done by 30 June 2015.

1 Apr 2014 15:59

Call for entries for SAMRO music competition

The prestigious SAMRO Hubert van der Spuy National Music Competition is inviting entries from music students at junior level. Closing date: Friday, 18 April 2014.

28 Mar 2014 12:44

The NCT celebrates 25 years

The National Children's Theatre (NCT) is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The NCT has made its mark by providing artistic excellence, building community partnerships, providing educational workshops in a variety of aspects of theatre and developing a new generation of theatre supporters through entertaining and engaging programmes.

27 Mar 2014 09:53

TEAMtalk media to launch sports journalism academy

TEAMtalk media, the sports content and syndication division of the Ole! Media Group (OMG), has launched a Sports Journalism Academy in collaboration with the Western Cape Government.

26 Mar 2014 10:04

Philips to establish research and innovation hub in Kenya

Philips has announced the establishment of its Africa Innovation Hub in Nairobi, which is to work both on the creation of new inventions, as well as bringing them to the market.

26 Mar 2014 08:00

First SETA certification ceremony hosted at Artscape

Artscape recently hosted its first Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) certification ceremony. The Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality, Sports Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA) invested R1.2 million in an Artscape development initiative that gives learners an opportunity to participate in the Music Industry Practice Learnership programme.

25 Mar 2014 15:04

Wipro empowers rural KZN school

Wipro has launched a Computer Learning Incubator and a library at the Gobandlovu Primary School, Esikhawini, KwaZulu-Natal. The school is among those that lack both a library and basic computer equipment with internet access.

18 Mar 2014 16:11

466/64 Fashion supports children's hospital

When the 466/64 Fashion brand was launched in 2011, its objective was to be the most inspiring global fashion brand and generate a sustainable source of funding for the work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

17 Mar 2014 16:56

T-Systems empowers the Emalahleni community

T-Systems in South Africa is empowering the community of Emalahleni, near Witbank, Mpumalanga, with the donation of 38 laptops including software, accessories and training, to 19 local Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs).

17 Mar 2014 14:50

Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana attends College of Cape Town prize giving

According to the speech by Dr. Blade Nzimande at the launch of the White Paper for Post School Education and Training in Pretoria on 16 January, "over 3.4 million of the country's young people between the ages of 15 and 24 are not in employment, education or training and a strategy is required to pull them out of the doldrums of poverty and misery."

Issued by College of Cape Town 17 Mar 2014 13:37

Thriving in your career instead of merely surviving

Financial analysts have predicted that this year is going to be much worse than last year and consumers are bracing themselves for a tough time as food, electricity and fuel costs continue to increase. The good news is that there are strategies to keep your head above water, help you earn more and surge above rising costs.

14 Mar 2014 14:30

Preliminary findings on ECD centres welcomed

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has welcomed the preliminary findings on Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres, saying they will make a valuable contribution to government's strategy to improve ECD services in the country.

14 Mar 2014 09:17

Ulovane offers field guiding courses

With Africa's rich wildlife and biodiversity, the continent established itself as the ultimate safari destination in the world. This, coupled with the right training, provides the ideal platform for a career in field guiding, where your days are filled with adventure among the most beautiful creatures to walk the planet in an equally as beautiful environment.

13 Mar 2014 16:09

School feeding scheme benefits nine million children

President Jacob Zuma says about nine million children are benefitting from the school feeding scheme, ensuring that they no longer have to study on empty stomachs.

12 Mar 2014 10:23

The Student Expo, Africa's largest gathering of students and parents

Following an exhilarating 2013, the Student Expo is the only exhibition aimed at students, school-leavers as well as graduates and even parents, offering potential students and decision-makers a 360-degree view of student life.

Issued by Student Expo 10 Mar 2014 12:48

Towers Watson research study on effective communication and ROI

Companies with highly effective internal communication strategies are 3.5 times more likely to outperform their peers significantly, according to a new Change & Communication study by Towers Watson.

By John French 10 Mar 2014 09:26

NCOP approves Public Administration Bill

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has approved the Public Administration Management Bill, which seeks to stop public servants from doing business with the State.

6 Mar 2014 07:10

SAA considers pilot programme to develop future pilots

National carrier South African Airways (SAA) is investigating the possibility of using the in-flight relief pilot programme as a meaningful way of developing future pilots.

4 Mar 2014 06:00

Solutions for youth unemployment needed says Presidency

The Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, Collins Chabane, says finding solutions to youth unemployment are important to South Africa.

3 Mar 2014 06:33

Toolmaker training a great success story says TASA chairman

The Toolmaking Association of South Africa (TASA) Gauteng convened in Midrand earlier this month for its Annual General Meeting (AGM), at which newly re-elected chairman Vusi Mkhize highlighted the revitalisation of the training capability for toolmakers as possibly the biggest single success story in South Africa's training history over the past decade.

24 Feb 2014 10:38

Mykonos Offshore Regatta to host RCYC Sailing Academy

Members of the Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC) Sailing Academy are very proud to take part in the Mykonos Offshore Regatta for the first time this year on the 28 February 2014.

19 Feb 2014 12:49

Tough questions remain over arms deal jobs

A Department of Trade and Industry audit of arms deal offsets has found the number of jobs created as a result of the multi-billion rand deal could not be verified despite promises that many thousands would arise, adding credence to longstanding scepticism over offsets.

19 Feb 2014 12:26

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