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
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
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
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
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
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
To some, taxi drivers are just a bunch of road hogs who are a menace to other road users and rude to commuters.
19 Feb 2014 09:57
Wings of Change, South Africa's first practical course to prepare high school students for a career in the aerospace industry, is being rolled out by the Cape Academy of Mathematics, Science and Technology (CAMST) High School.
18 Feb 2014 06:51
Wipro Ltd, a global IT, Consulting and Outsourcing company, has announced plans to expand the intake of graduates for its successful internship programme in South Africa.
17 Feb 2014 10:21
Shopstar, an e-commerce platform developed in Cape Town, and the Cape Craft & Design Institute (CCDI) is running a World Design Capital 2014 Thundafund campaign to select and provide a group of creatives with the necessary training and infrastructure to run a successful online store.
14 Feb 2014 12:29
An innovative educational initiative called 'Open Mind' launches in Cape Town this year. Offering short evening courses for adults to stimulate their brains, feed their general knowledge and enrich their lives.
14 Feb 2014 09:37
Lethu Dlamini, a junior research analyst at Thebe Stockbroking, has returned from a week-long internship programme at the London office of the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group, a provider of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits advice, brokerage and associated services.
13 Feb 2014 09:14
If you'd like to boost your earning potential in 2014, billionaire Warren Buffett has some advice for you: master the art of presenting. Buffett once told a class of business students of Columbia Business College that he would pay anyone in the room $100,000 for 10% of their future earnings. If they were great presenters, he would raise his bid by an amazing 50%! Buffet believes that excellent presentation skills makes an employee far more valuable.
By John French 10 Feb 2014 15:25
Call to all Community-based Theatre Groups: Strategic Intervention Programme to empower, develop and create employment for the Youth.
7 Feb 2014 13:55
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and SABC Education radio campaign, Make Your Rights Work for You, continues live on air on 11 community radio stations. The focus of the campaign is to promote awareness of workplace rights and how best to apply them.
7 Feb 2014 11:01
With the final matric exams a thing of the past, one of the main challenges school-leavers are now facing is their first job interview. The following question arises: I haven't been for an interview before and I am nervous. There is one coming up next week! How I can show my interviewer I can be an asset to their company?
30 Jan 2014 13:06
Specialist business school, The South African College of Business (SACOB) will launch their first series of short courses in February 2014.
30 Jan 2014 12:16
With its second successful group of graduates from the Barnstone Academy, the company has improved the structures of its course to make graduates even more business-ready.
29 Jan 2014 10:51
ASSITEJ SA will be hosting a one-day Theatre4Youth forum at the Masambe theatre, Baxter theatre complex, on Friday 31 January 2014. The forum aims to sustain an active dialogue between artists, educators, government and supporting bodies in order to engage with how theatre and the arts can best contribute to learning.
27 Jan 2014 12:51
The future success of the hospitality and tourism industry in SA depends on a strong talent pipeline of young people within the industry who will continue the legacy of responsible tourism that is being established in SA.
24 Jan 2014 14:14
The future success of the hospitality and tourism industry in SA depends on a strong talent pipeline of young people within the industry who will continue the legacy of responsible tourism that is being so carefully established in this country, says Caleb Mabaso, FEDHASA's head of Strategic Projects.
24 Jan 2014 14:13
My first training assignment for 2014 was to train a new marketing manager in sales skills and strategy. The directors he was working for were less than happy with his sales performance and they were especially worried about his communication skills and Emotional Intelligence when it came to dealing with their valued customers.
By John French 24 Jan 2014 10:18
The needs of the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector lies at the heart of the Graduate Asset Programme (GAP), an innovative new internship initiative that is the brainchild of Fetola, a Cape Town-based enterprise development agency.
17 Jan 2014 09:36
The prestigious Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree might be set for another facelift as legal experts bemoan the quality of skills it provides to graduate lawyers.
17 Jan 2014 09:21
The 2014/15 programme of Artscape's Audience Development and Education Department (ADE) intends to foster multi-cultural consciousness while honouring the legacy of Mandela.
16 Jan 2014 15:34
Despondent and frustrated matriculants of the class of 2013 should consider the National Youth Skills Development Programme if admission to tertiary institution or a place in the job market has suddenly become a pipe dream. The development programme has set itself a target of creating more than 84000 jobs for unemployed young South Africans this year alone.
13 Jan 2014 11:29
More than 86 social development initiatives from across South Africa will be unveiled at the ACTIVATE! Youth Leadership Network's annual Innovation Showcase in Johannesburg on 17 and 18 January 2014.
10 Jan 2014 11:46
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) Arts Journalism Programme is for the 12th year set to help journalists, other writers and arts practitioners expand their arts journalism skills.
10 Jan 2014 11:07
POWER-GEN Africa and the inaugural DistribuTECH Africa events aim to address local skills shortfalls through a series of in-depth Technical Training workshops to be presented during the conferences and exhibition taking place from 17-19 March 2014 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).
9 Jan 2014 13:18
After 18 months of intensive scientific, engineering and technical training, 73 Rand Water Academy (RWA) graduates are expected to start reaping the fruits of their labour and persevere towards becoming registered professionals.
9 Jan 2014 11:27
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