#YouthMonth

SAB graduate training programme to combat unemployment catch-22
SAB graduate training programme to combat unemployment catch-22

New graduates are entering the working world, only to face this catch-22: no work experience means no job; but no job means no work experience. In response to this, SAB is launching its Graduate Management Training Programme...

7 hours ago

Design thinking for innovation and entrepreneurship
Design thinking for innovation and entrepreneurship

The purpose of the workshop is to introduce participants to user-centred design thinking as a method for solving problems creatively and for driving innovation and entrepreneurship.

Issued by Greenside Design Center 11 hours ago

Rashied Small, Saipa executive: education, training and membership
Trainee accountant logbook goes digital

Trainee accountants will now be able to maintain an online version of their portfolio that needs to be completed to become a professional accountant...

11 hours ago

Emerging Managers Programme offered by UKZN Extended Learning
Emerging Managers Programme offered by UKZN Extended Learning

This course is aimed at individuals who are earmarked as future leaders/managers in an organisation, or individuals who have recently been promoted to management level and are now having to navigate a new landscape...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 1 day ago

Learn all there is to know about cars with Quickademy
Learn all there is to know about cars with Quickademy

A new online resource of how-to videos and blogs designed to provide consumers with vital information about tyres, shock absorbers, batteries, exhausts and brakes is now available...

1 day ago

Companies urged to employ young graduates
Companies urged to employ young graduates

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on companies to go out of their way to employ young graduates as a way of growing the economy...

1 day ago

Educational partnership to create tomorrow's coders
Educational partnership to create tomorrow's coders

ORT South Africa (ORT SA), a non-profit educational organisation, and Chevron South Africa have partnered up to implement coding programmes in previously disadvantaged schools in Ivory Park, north of Johannesburg. Coding is a critical element in the 21st century school curriculum, giving learners the ability not only to use technology but to create it.

15 Jun 2018

Rapid Incubator set to boost young entrepreneurs
Rapid Incubator set to boost young entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs and small business owners from Katlehong will now have access to infrastructure, networking and mentoring through the newly launched Ekurhuleni West Centre for Entrepreneurship Rapid Youth Incubator (CfERI)...

15 Jun 2018

Startupbootcamp receives over 1k applications for Cape Town accelerator
Startupbootcamp receives over 1k applications for Cape Town accelerator

Startupbootcamp Africa has received over 1,000 applications for its Cape Town-based accelerator programme after spending three months on a cross-world journey to source the best startups...

By Tom Jackson 14 Jun 2018

#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)
#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)

Loeries chair aunty and creative director at FCB Africa, Suhana Gordhan shares what creativity means to her and lessons in leadership she's learnt along her journey in advertising from the boys' locker room to the beaches of Nicaragua...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Jun 2018

1 in 5 work in professions that are shrinking globally - study
1 in 5 work in professions that are shrinking globally - study

A recent study by Pearson, titled The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030, has forecast that one in five workers are in professions today that will shrink worldwide...

13 Jun 2018

Apply now for free hospitality training programme with Airbnb Africa Academy
Apply now for free hospitality training programme with Airbnb Africa Academy

Airbnb Africa Academy is calling for applications for its free two-day skills training programme, but act fast - entries are open for a limited period only and there are only a handful of slots available...

13 Jun 2018

Why we cannot ignore the benefits of cloud-based training apps
Why we cannot ignore the benefits of cloud-based training apps

Despite the fact that Africa's e-learning market doubled from 2011 to 2016, reaching $513 million, the continent's three biggest economies, South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya, are not yet moving their training applications to the cloud en masse...

By Matthew Barker 13 Jun 2018

#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 1)
#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 1)

Loeries chair aunty and creative director at FCB Africa, Suhana Gordhan shares what creativity means to her and lessons in leadership she's learnt along her journey in advertising from the boys' locker room to the beaches of Nicaragua...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Jun 2018

New partnership to make Cameroon hub for developing civil aviation skills
New partnership to make Cameroon hub for developing civil aviation skills

JAA TO, a leading organisation for aviation regulatory training in Europe, and the Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)...

13 Jun 2018

Breaking Barriers to Entry training initiative kicks off
Breaking Barriers to Entry training initiative kicks off

Hungry for experience, eager to learn and ready to prove themselves - over 1,400 young graduates are prepared to do what it takes to enter the job market...

12 Jun 2018

African Development Bank launches Coding for Employment programme
African Development Bank launches Coding for Employment programme

The African Development Bank, together with partners, launched the Coding for Employment programme at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda...

12 Jun 2018

Calling SA CEOs: Apply now for Stanford Seed Transformation Programme
Calling SA CEOs: Apply now for Stanford Seed Transformation Programme

Applications are open for the 2019 Stanford Seed Transformation Programme - Southern Africa, with entries closing for this highly competitive programme on 1 July 2018...

8 Jun 2018

A day at Enterprises UP gives young learners hope for the future
A day at Enterprises UP gives young learners hope for the future

Enterprises University of Pretoria recently hosted 10 Grade 10 to 12 girl learners from Phelindaba High School in Atteridgeville as part of the annual Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day initiative...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 8 Jun 2018

Young black diamonds get jewellery training
Young black diamonds get jewellery training

The South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator (SADPMR) has embarked on a project that trains historically disadvantaged people to start businesses in the jewellery fabrication industry...

8 Jun 2018

5 female techpreneurs chosen for Rise Scalerator programme
5 female techpreneurs chosen for Rise Scalerator programme

Five black female-owned tech startups have been selected to join Absa's Rise Scalerator - an entrepreneurship assistance programme, hosted at the Rise innovation hub in Cape Town...

7 Jun 2018

Rhodes University Centre of Biological Control wins R68m contract
Rhodes University Centre of Biological Control wins R68m contract

The Department of Environmental Affairs has awarded Rhodes University's newly established Centre for Biological Control (CBC) a R68m contract for the research and implementation of biological control for 54 weed species in South Africa...

7 Jun 2018

Cape youth hospitality training initiative gets an extension
Cape youth hospitality training initiative gets an extension

Fifty young people will receive on-the-job experience in the hospitality industry, following the extension of the skills training and employment programme between the City of Cape Town and Fedhasa Cape...

5 Jun 2018

Business benefits to employing youth
Business benefits to employing youth

In celebration of Youth Month, Tony Keal, group skills facilitator at the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape reminds us of the financial benefits of employing young people...

5 Jun 2018

Breaking the mould on traditional CA job options
Breaking the mould on traditional CA job options

With the spotliglight on the ethics and integrity of the major players in the auditing sector, landing an opportunity to do your training as a chartered accountant (CA) at a Big Four firms may no longer be all its cracked up to be...

5 Jun 2018

Applications open for NAC funding for the arts
Applications open for NAC funding for the arts

The National Arts Council (NAC) is inviting artists across all disciplines of the arts, culture and heritage (ACH) sector to submit their project proposals and applications for bursaries and funding...

4 Jun 2018

Fabrizio Magoni via
Food security training programme equips youth in hospitality, creates better-trained workforce

"Our graduates are a living symbol of hope that we can bring for our people, by creating opportunities through training. This training programme proves just how much can be achieved when government, the private sector and communities work together to make our country a better place to live in..."

4 Jun 2018

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#YouthMonth: Equipping unemployed youth aboard the SA Agulhas vessel

According to Trading Economics the youth unemployment rate in South Africa increased to 52.40% in the first quarter of 2018 from 51.10% in the fourth quarter of 2017. Luckily the maritime industry is doing its part in lowering these numbers...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 Jun 2018

Lindiwe Miyambu, African Bank’s group executive: human capital
Current digital skills training doesn't cut it in the financial sector

When it comes to digital skills and the future skills needed for the workplace, the current training of potential employees for the financial sector in the higher institutions of learning is lacking...

31 May 2018

Why employee promotions should only come with proper training
Why employee promotions should only come with proper training

Investing in human capital is necessary to adequately prepare the South African workforce for promotional positions and to fast-track business growth...

30 May 2018

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