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Agri-entrepreneurs empowered with skills in job creation, food security and rural development - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Agri-entrepreneurs empowered with skills in job creation, food security and rural development

"The success of land reform must be measured by the extent to which new entrants [to the Agricultural Sector] make a positive contribution to food security, job creation and rural development."

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 28 Apr 2015 12:24

Sabinet continues to support libraries - Sabinet
Sabinet continues to support libraries

The Sabinet Chairperson's Fund was established in 2003 as a way to ensure that the social responsibility initiatives undertaken by Sabinet achieved their primary objectives, remained impactful and delivered long-term tangible results.

Issued by Sabinet 28 Apr 2015 11:50

National Youth Development Agency invests in skills development and legal compliance in the workplace - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
National Youth Development Agency invests in skills development and legal compliance in the workplace

"As a result of a management meeting [of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA)], as a collective we realised the need to have some sort of training in disciplinary enquiries. Our HR department did the necessary research and found [the course in Disciplinary Enquiries at the Workplace] to be the most relevant."

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 21 Apr 2015 10:52

Unique skills programme jumpstarts careers for unemployed youth - TSiBA Education
Unique skills programme jumpstarts careers for unemployed youth

So many highly qualified South African youth struggle to get jobs after graduation, or move up the corporate ladder. This is often due to a lack of the vital soft skills key to survival in today's competitive marketplace - attributes which may be neglected by South African universities.

Issued by TSiBA Education 21 Apr 2015 10:19

Railway Engineering celebrates 21 years' collaborative training with the University of Pretoria and Transnet - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Railway Engineering celebrates 21 years' collaborative training with the University of Pretoria and Transnet

With an extraordinary partnership initiated in 1994 between industry and higher education, Transnet and the University of Pretoria (UP) celebrate 21 years of collaborative training and research in Railway Engineering in 2015.

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 14 Apr 2015 12:38

Realising the "Education for All" dream through open learning - Impak
Realising the "Education for All" dream through open learning

"Education for All" is an ideal South Africans strive toward, but in the current economic climate, it seems an impossible dream as long as the responsibility rests solely on the shoulders of government. South Africa is compelled to explore different modes of education as alternatives to mainstream education. Facilitating learning through open modes of delivery are avenues that need to be recognised as an alternative to conventional school-based teaching and learning (Bates, 2005).

Issued by Impak 7 Apr 2015 11:06

Woolworths offers lecturers from TVET colleges and University of Technology an 'insider view' - False Bay College
Woolworths offers lecturers from TVET colleges and University of Technology an 'insider view'

Higher Education to benefit from Woolworths high impact skills development initiative

Issued by False Bay College 2 Apr 2015 14:44

Unisa SBL professor to speak on negotiating win-win supply chain agreements - Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL)
Unisa SBL professor to speak on negotiating win-win supply chain agreements

Professor Douglas Boateng, Africa's first Extraordinary Professor for supply and value chain management at the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) will deliver a public lecture at the SBL on his findings from global purposeful research on the link between the negotiations aspects of supply chain management and service delivery challenges on 14 May 2015.

Issued by Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) 31 Mar 2015 12:39

Oxbridge Academy and LH Education launch internationally accredited accounting school - Oxbridge Academy
Oxbridge Academy and LH Education launch internationally accredited accounting school

Oxbridge Academy recently launched its brand new finance and accounting school in Pretoria after a merger with financial training institute, LH Education (LHE), earlier this year. The newly founded Oxbridge Training Institute (OTI) will offer, amongst other financial courses, the internationally accredited AAT accounting courses across South Africa via blended learning. The vision for OTI is to become the preferred provider in offering quality finance programmes linked to professional membership bodies.

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 31 Mar 2015 12:26

Damelin awards one lucky person a R300,000 MINI Cooper and over R70,000 in bursaries - Damelin
Damelin awards one lucky person a R300,000 MINI Cooper and over R70,000 in bursaries

Fifteen inflated balloons and only one held the key to changing someone's life. Mercia Abramch was that lucky person whose balloon was popped; declaring her the winner of a brand new volcanic orange MINI Cooper as part of Damelin's national MINI Cooper Tier One car giveaway.

Issued by Damelin 23 Mar 2015 13:33

Mind the gap: tackling mismatches to fuel South Africa's innovative potential - Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL)
Mind the gap: tackling mismatches to fuel South Africa's innovative potential

At Unisa's Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL), an energising and challenging forum was held on 5 March to mark the university's Research and Innovation Day. The event centred on how innovation and entrepreneurship talent could power South Africa towards a knowledge economy.

Issued by Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) 16 Mar 2015 13:46