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Fighting digital colonialism, Q&A with Elizabeth Gould
Fighting digital colonialism, Q&A with Elizabeth Gould

The V&A Waterfront recently launched Workshop17, a multi-use innovation hub in support of start-ups, companies and initiatives working towards a better future...

By Cari Van Wyk 1 Sep 2015 13:24

Four cadets return from nuclear training programme
Four cadets return from nuclear training programme

South Africa's need to develop its nuclear power plant operations knowledge was reiterated by a group of delegates returning from the South African Civil Nuclear Energy Training Programme, held in China earlier this year...

1 Sep 2015 09:20



Creating sustainable business environments to support and develop SMMEs in Tshwane - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Creating sustainable business environments to support and develop SMMEs in Tshwane

One of the Tshwane Economic Development Agency's roles is to aid SMMEs by creating opportunities and platforms to promote their development and assist them in entering the marketplace...

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 1 Sep 2015 08:33

Redefining (training) reality - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Redefining (training) reality

In partnership with Perkins School for the Blind and the South African National Council of the Blind, the University of Pretoria was approached to design and present a leadership and management development programme...

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 31 Aug 2015 16:27

Building managerial capacity in the SAPS through professional development - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Building managerial capacity in the SAPS through professional development

Commending delegates on completing the Public Management Development Programme, General Riah Phiyega addressed guests and members of the national Police Service at a certificate ceremony...

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 28 Aug 2015 10:45

Last call for BASA Education Programme applications

Registered arts organisations in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban are invited to apply for the 2015/16 Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) Education Programme...

27 Aug 2015 14:11

Six steps to making difficult decisions
Six steps to making difficult decisions

Decisions that could have a long-lasting effect on your life, those nearest to you or your organisation often cause anxiety and sleeplessness but such decision making should not keep you hostage...

27 Aug 2015 13:50

[SA Innovation Summit] Reimagining the future
[SA Innovation Summit] Reimagining the future

"It ain't about us, it's about creating a space for our children to flourish. We have a responsibility to the future," says Gavin Mageni, Head of the SABS Design Institute...

By Nicci Botha 27 Aug 2015 11:29

[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?
[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?

In a good news, bad news scenario, people would rather hear the bad news first. And in the case of emerging entrepreneurial businesses in South Africa, local is not so lekker, say Maija de Riijk-Uys and Alexandra Fraser of PwC Accelerator and Silicon Cape respectively...

By Nicci Botha 27 Aug 2015 09:13

Varsity College Durban North to host first 'Women with a Bang'
Varsity College Durban North to host first 'Women with a Bang'

Varsity College, Miss South Africa, Gagasi FM and Outrage Concepts have collaborated to host the first 'Women with a Bang' event to uplift young women through speaker engagement, mentorship and networking opportunities...

25 Aug 2015 14:46

Colleges, charity, and corporate social responsibility - Oxbridge Academy
Colleges, charity, and corporate social responsibility

Throughout the past two months, staff and management at Oxbridge Academy have been collecting blankets, clothes, food, and other items for their 'Keep Stellenbosch Warm' charity drive...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 20 Aug 2015 16:00

Fair Cape's Divas reach for the stars
Fair Cape's Divas reach for the stars

When a company has a history that stretches back 150 years, it is not surprising that it would take a long-term view on a number of initiatives...

20 Aug 2015 11:42

Amelia Pretorius
Students reap benefits from professional memberships

In most industries, there is often a gap between the realities of the academic world and the working world. Both have their respective demands, standards of work and expected goals or performance to achieve...

By Amelia Pretorius 13 Aug 2015 14:37

The Vineyard Hotel supports youth employment
The Vineyard Hotel supports youth employment

The Vineyard Hotel is pleased to support youth employment and skills development in South Africa by welcoming new food and beverage learners from Harambee Youth Employment and the Chrysalis Academy to the Vineyard family...

12 Aug 2015 08:30

VMware Foundation's Good Gigs increasing digital literacy
VMware Foundation's Good Gigs increasing digital literacy

Last month, the VMware Foundation Good Gigs team arrived in South Africa to deploy a programme aimed at increasing digital literacy...

12 Aug 2015 07:20

Jackie Carroll
Do your homework before contracting training suppliers

Underlining the dire state of further education and training in South Africa is a story on the Mail & Guardian website, 'Limpopo youth lose out after R28m skills project grinds to halt'...

By Jackie Carroll 11 Aug 2015 14:22

Coega intern programme enrols 185 new graduates
Coega intern programme enrols 185 new graduates

Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has an ongoing intern programme that develops young people in the Eastern Cape and other provinces to equip young professionals with employable skills...

7 Aug 2015 12:03

New app guides school leavers to potential careers
New app guides school leavers to potential careers

Via Afrika has added a new app to its educational app suite, CareerCompass, which enables young people to gain insight into the careers they are best suited for...

5 Aug 2015 11:59

Science centres to brew future scientists
Science centres to brew future scientists

Minister Naledi Pandor says science centres are important as they stimulate the imagination of the youth to help them visualise a future they want...

5 Aug 2015 07:51

Pioneer Foods commits R8.5 million for youth centre in Mbekweni
Pioneer Foods commits R8.5 million for youth centre in Mbekweni

Pioneer Foods has committed to an R8.5 million development in the Mbekweni township outside Paarl. The Mbekweni Youth Centre (MYC) promises to provide a secure and enriching environment for young people...

4 Aug 2015 15:59

Business writing skills needed more now than ever
Business writing skills needed more now than ever

According to the McKinsey Global Institute's research, the average employee spends two and a half hours per day dealing with emails, which is equivalent to 81 working days every year or a quarter of the average working life...

31 Jul 2015 16:01

Winners of youth entrepreneurship competition
Winners of youth entrepreneurship competition

In an effort to address the high unemployment rate among the youth, Ithala Development Finance Corporation launched the 'Inkunz'isematholeni Youth in Business' programme in 2014, aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and providing skills development among the youth...

29 Jul 2015 14:03

Infoware Studios closing skills gap in software development industry
Infoware Studios closing skills gap in software development industry

Infoware Studios will be conducting face-to-face interviews and technical assessments on graduates interested in their six-month internship programme

29 Jul 2015 11:36

Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit
Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit

GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners...

24 Jul 2015 14:42

GE Garages to provide technology skills acquisition
GE Garages to provide technology skills acquisition

General Electric Africa and Gearbox have announced their plans to launch GE Garages, a Nairobi skills building programme that will bring together partners from academia and private sector...

24 Jul 2015 09:06

Maths training partnership for African students
Maths training partnership for African students

The University of Chicago and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) have announced a new partnership to educate and train talented African students in mathematics...

22 Jul 2015 18:02

Improve employee performance through coaching
Improve employee performance through coaching

Performance coaching is a vital process that enhances the growth and performance of an organisation in encouraging individual responsibility and accountability...

21 Jul 2015 14:52

Col'Cacchio pizzeria launches e-learning for staff
Col'Cacchio pizzeria launches e-learning for staff

Col'Cacchio pizzeria has launched its e-learning staff training platform, which is used as a training tool and provides staff with the resources necessary to develop their restaurant and hospitality skills...

21 Jul 2015 13:51

#24things4madiba encourages reading, writing
#24things4madiba encourages reading, writing

As part of Mandela Month, #24things4madiba recently held a 'Read-a-Fun' event in Cape Town and Gauteng where students from Media24's flagship initiative - WeCan24 - had the opportunity to tap into their journalistic skills...

20 Jul 2015 16:04

Instilling entrepreneurial tendencies in children
Instilling entrepreneurial tendencies in children

According to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the world is facing worsening youth unemployment and young people are three times more likely to be unemployed than adults...

20 Jul 2015 13:33

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