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Increase in thresholds for exemption of employer-provided bursaries
Increase in thresholds for exemption of employer-provided bursaries

On 8 July 2016, the National Treasury released the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill 2016 (TLAB). The TLAB aims to give effect to the various tax proposals announced in the 2016 National Budget...

By Mark Morgan and Gigi Nyanin 3 days ago

The Age of the Expert Entrepreneur and the value of upskilling
The Age of the Expert Entrepreneur and the value of upskilling

Identifying your niche in today's competitive space of specialists, experts and entrepreneurs can be daunting. Here we evaluate the importance of continued learning...

By Mia Arderne, Issued by Oxbridge Academy 3 days ago

#MandelaMonth: Klipstone Transport helps to grow Eldorado Park Primary
#MandelaMonth: Klipstone Transport helps to grow Eldorado Park Primary

On Mandela Day, Klipstone Transport, in a bid to provide Eldorado Park Primary school with a sustainable food solution and education, launched a CSI project...

By Cari Van Wyk 3 days ago

One&Only hosts 56 learners at hospitality workshop
One&Only hosts 56 learners at hospitality workshop

In celebrating the spirit of Nelson Mandela and his dream to build a better future for SA's youth, The One&Oly hosted a full day Careers Workshop for 56 learners...

22 Jul 2016

Do you want to be a forex trader?
Do you want to be a forex trader?

Khonology has once again launched its FX trader programme in search of local junior FX traders...

22 Jul 2016

GSB's oldest short course gets a new lease on life
GSB's oldest short course gets a new lease on life

The Programme for Management Development, which ran for the first time at the GSB in 1968, has received an influx of new energy with the introduction of new faculty and focus for the 2016 intake...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 21 Jul 2016

1,000 young people to be trained in ICT in China
1,000 young people to be trained in ICT in China

Government and Huawei have signed an agreement that will see 1,000 young South Africans trained in information and communications technology (ICT) in China over the next five years...

20 Jul 2016

SA's ICT skills gap an ongoing reality: survey
SA's ICT skills gap an ongoing reality: survey

Wits University's Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) has launched its seventh consecutive skills trends survey in the South African ICT sector...

19 Jul 2016

ADR Register launches IMI Qualifying Assessment Programme and introduces skills test for mediators
ADR Register launches IMI Qualifying Assessment Programme and introduces skills test for mediators

ADR Register has been accredited as a Qualifying Assessment Programme (QAP) of the International Mediation Institute (IMI) for the African continent...

Issued by Global Network Group 19 Jul 2016

Nathaniel Masiza
Woolworths' 'Inside Retail' programme reaches 32 TVET colleges

Woolworths recently hosted its annual 'Inside Retail' programme, targeting 32 TVET colleges in Cape Town through a week-long, embedded course aimed at providing practical experience and knowledge of the retail value chain in South Africa...

19 Jul 2016

Mentorship programme instils confidence in youth
Mentorship programme instils confidence in youth

Being part of the Nzalo Mentorship Programme has instilled confidence in 19-year-old Grace Mbebuwa, who aspires to be a prosecutor...

18 Jul 2016

The changing learning and development landscape
The changing learning and development landscape

Disruptive change is sweeping through corporate learning and development! Take your organisation to the next level by attending the Learning and Development Conference 2016 for learning leaders in Africa...

Issued by Knowledge Resources 15 Jul 2016

Free coding workshop to train the trainers
Free coding workshop to train the trainers

In preparation for Africa Code Week, the Cape Town Science Centre is inviting teachers with little or no experience in coding, to participate in free Train-the-Trainer coding workshops taking place on the 22 and 23 July...

14 Jul 2016

What marketers really want
What marketers really want

While there is no doubt that modern marketing has evolved, the question is: have marketing skills evolved with it..?

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Jul 2016

Tshwane skills programme targets the youth
Tshwane skills programme targets the youth

When Nteseng Mogorosi finished matric in 2004, he always knew that he wanted to be in business because he believed it would give him the freedom to own his life...

7 Jul 2016

GrandWest shows learners a day in the life of a chef
GrandWest shows learners a day in the life of a chef

The A Day in the Life of a Chef initiative sought to ignite a passion for culinary arts amongst the learners by giving them practical insight into the range of career opportunities...

7 Jul 2016

Multi-pronged remedy for youth unemployment
Multi-pronged remedy for youth unemployment

The unpreparedness of youth for employment coupled with the unrealistic expectations is adding to the problem of youth unemployment...

6 Jul 2016

Dell opens solar-powered classroom at Waverley Girls' High
Dell opens solar-powered classroom at Waverley Girls' High

Dell has opened its ninth solar-powered Learning Lab at Waverley Girls' High with the aim of providing technology and connectivity to hundreds of girls from underserviced communities in Alexandria and Hillbrow...

6 Jul 2016

10 cost-effective ways to upskill your staff
10 cost-effective ways to upskill your staff

Training does not have to be time-consuming and expensive. During tough economic times, it is worth considering how you can train and educate your team to enhance their performance...

By Sandra Swanepoel 5 Jul 2016

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 30 Jun 2016

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...

30 Jun 2016

#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 29 Jun 2016

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...

28 Jun 2016

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...

28 Jun 2016

Free online Wits courses launch in August
Free online Wits courses launch in August

Wits University has announced that it has developed a suite of online course offerings that will be made available over the next three years to enhance access to higher education...

27 Jun 2016

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

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