Smartcall launches learnership programme
Smartcall launches learnership programme

A new learnership launched by Smartcall will see 40 learners across Port Elizabeth, Nelspruit and Rustenburg provided with a scholarship to obtain a SETA-certified N1 qualification. These learners, all between the ages of 18 and 29 years old, will have their studies covered and Smartcall will be the principal employer for the learners for the 12-month duration of their N1 qualification studies.

14 May 2018

Creative programmer learnership launched by Hellocomputer and Umuzi
Creative programmer learnership launched by Hellocomputer and Umuzi

FCB Africa's digital agency, Hellocomputer, has partnered with Umuzi to establish a creative programmer learnership so it can address the chronic shortage of programmers and drive transformation.

14 May 2018

Dion Chang speaking at the 2018 Trialogue Business in Society Conference
Internal upskilling should be a key focus area of CSR - Dion Chang

Speaking at the 2018 Trialogue Business in Society Conference, trends analyst Dion Chang highlighted that employers have an obligation to ensure their employees are skilled to adapt to the displacement being triggered by the fourth industrial revolution, especially those in emerging economies.

11 May 2018

SA's biggest board-meeting to address youth unemployment and education
SA's biggest board-meeting to address youth unemployment and education

Business leaders attending The Directors Event taking place on 8 June, will be addressing the issues of youth employment and entrepreneurship, and the role technology plays in promoting inclusive growth in SA.

11 May 2018

Get hustling with DJ Sbu and Hustlers Academy
Get hustling with DJ Sbu and Hustlers Academy

Sbusiso Leope, better known as DJ Sbu, has partnered with the 3Sixty Financial Services Group (360 FSG) with the aim to develop the minds and ability of young hustlers in South Africa with his own learning institution - The Hustlers Academy.

10 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youth
#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youth

There is no doubt that Africa's digital-born, digital-first Generation Z - emerging as the largest youth population concentrated in Africa - will play a definitive role in not only creating a digital economy for Africa, but also have an impact on how the Afro-optomistic 'Africa Rising' narrative is played out on the global stage. These are the skills they will need met.

By Louise Marsland 8 May 2018

SEED workshop applications open for entrepreneurs in sustainability sector
SEED workshop applications open for entrepreneurs in sustainability sector

Global non-profit organisation SEED will host its Replicator Connect Workshops in Polokwane, 17-18 May, and in Pretoria, 23-24 May. Entrepreneurs with sustainable solutions across the energy, waste management, manufacturing, agriculture and tourism sectors are invited to apply for participation in the sponsored workshops.

4 May 2018

16 unemployed youth complete Synthesis learnership programme
16 unemployed youth complete Synthesis learnership programme

Sixteen unemployed youth have been awarded certificates after successfully completing Synthesis Software Technologies' learnership programme, graduating with an NQF level three in end user computing, accredited by the Media Information and Communication Technologies Sector Education and Training Authority (MICT SETA).

2 May 2018

Importance of digital skills training for your organisation
Importance of digital skills training for your organisation

Digital is fast-changing how consumers interact with brands. We, as consumers, are more empowered than ever before by search engines and social media.

By Senzo Dhlomo 30 Apr 2018

Call for applications: Google Deep Learning Indaba
Call for applications: Google Deep Learning Indaba

Applications are now open for the second Deep Learning Indaba which aims to strengthen the foundations of African machine learning and to increase the participation of African researchers in the field.

26 Apr 2018

Emilar Gandhi, public policy manager for the SADC region for Facebook | Photo: Jessica Tennant
Facebook Africa, Digify Africa launch online safety programme for SA youth

Facebook Africa and Digify Africa have partnered to launch an online safety programme called Ilizwe Lam, Xhosa for my world.

By Jessica Tennant 25 Apr 2018

Boost for W Cape skills development
Boost for W Cape skills development

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has launched the Lesedi Skills Development Academy in Atlantis in the Western Cape to give youth from the area a better chance in the job market.

25 Apr 2018

How to cut through the clutter to create new digital learning paths
How to cut through the clutter to create new digital learning paths

How do organisations motivate their employees to make time for learning, and encourage them to engage with knowledge that's essential for career success - when they're already overwhelmed with information and short of time? It's a challenge innovative employers and human resource departments are tackling head-on with the development of on-demand digitally-enabled learning paths...

By Anton Cabral 25 Apr 2018