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New online training portal launched by DMASA

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA) has launched a new online training portal, DMASA Academy...

3 days ago

Labour Law Programmes offered by UKZN Extended Learning!
Labour Law Programmes offered by UKZN Extended Learning!

These programmes provide students with exposure to more in depth labour topics and a wide spectrum of substantive and procedural Labour Law...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 16 May 2019

What every graduate needs to know about networking for success
What every graduate needs to know about networking for success

Networking is an effective way for graduates to secure employment. Many job seekers are employed not through traditional channels, but because of referrals or recommendations, or by attending networking events...

16 May 2019

Why we need to teach children to think like entrepreneurs
Why we need to teach children to think like entrepreneurs

Growing the next generation of entrepreneurs is key to job creation and economic growth in South Africa. But how do you ensure this mindset is bred among learners, and streamlined in schools...?

16 May 2019

Addressing the local cybersecurity skills shortage
Addressing the local cybersecurity skills shortage

The PWC Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey published in 2018 states that over a quarter of South African respondents believe that cybercrime will be the most disruptive, impactful crime...

By Marcus Karuppan 14 May 2019

Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025
Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025

First launched in South Africa in 2017, Mastercard's inquiry-based STEM programme Girls4Tech has so far reached more than 400,000 girls (ages 8-12) in 25 countries...

14 May 2019

Register now for the Senior Leadership Development Programme!
Register now for the Senior Leadership Development Programme!

The Senior Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) will provide you with the opportunity to reflect on your leadership style and capacity and to immerse yourself in the latest thinking about best practice in leadership...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 9 May 2019

Free learning centres open in Soweto
Free learning centres open in Soweto

Educo Solutions has opened two new learning centres in Soweto, offering free education to unemployed South Africans between the age of 18 and 28...

7 May 2019

Recipes for successful language learning
Recipes for successful language learning

Learning any new language takes a lot of dedication, practice and time, but all of that pays off when you are able to express yourself in a new and exciting way...

Issued by Wits Language School 6 May 2019

Why Workers' Day is actually about education
Why Workers' Day is actually about education

At over 25%, South Africa's unemployment rate is one of the highest in the world. Although alarming, this figure is cast in a different light when one takes the qualifications of those looking for work into account, demonstrating that South Africa's employment crisis is actually an education crisis instead...

By Tebogo Mochine 3 May 2019

SA needs job creators, not job seekers
SA needs job creators, not job seekers

SA's education system should be reconfigured so it can produce job creators, instead of job seekers, Wits chancellor and entrepreneur Dr Judy Dlamini tells Cape Town audiences...

26 Apr 2019

R7.9bn training programmes to aid in skills development
R7.9bn training programmes to aid in skills development

The launch of training programmmes worth R7.9 billion will go a long way to address skills development challenges while also growing the economy, says Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma...

25 Apr 2019

Workplace Skills Plans 2019 - Are you ready?
Workplace Skills Plans 2019 - Are you ready?

As I am sure you are aware, all Workplace Skills Plans (WSP) need to be submitted by 30 April 2019 and the question is, will you be ready?...

By Jannie Heyneke, Issued by Wits DigitalCampus 24 Apr 2019

'Build': An artistic collaboration by UCT Graduate School of Business with Faatimah Mohammed-Luke
'Build': An artistic collaboration by UCT Graduate School of Business with Faatimah Mohammed-Luke

The UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) has partnered with Cape Town based designer and tessellation artist Faatimah Mohamed-Luke to create an interactive building block creative campaign, entitled 'Build'...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 23 Apr 2019

School of IT
School of IT

Recently opened in Somerset West, School of IT offers both online and face-to-face tuition in the Western Cape with a wide variety of courses, including programming, web design, SQL, PC engineering, AutoCad, social media and MS Office...

Issued by School of IT 18 Apr 2019

eLearning Africa launches training programme for farming, food sectors in Africa
eLearning Africa launches training programme for farming, food sectors in Africa

eLearning Africa has announced that, for the first time, its event will include a special programme of seminars, discussions and debates about learning and training for Africa's farming and food sector...

18 Apr 2019

Key takeouts from Global Education Skills Forum (GESF) 2019
Key takeouts from Global Education Skills Forum (GESF) 2019

Dorcas Dube, from Symphonia and Media Booth shares key takeouts from the Global Education Skills Forum in Dubai, which took place from 22 - 24 March 2019...

By Dorcas Dube 18 Apr 2019

Mentorship programme launched for aspiring nail technicians
Mentorship programme launched for aspiring nail technicians

Looking Good LCN, a South African cosmetics manufacturer and beauty service trainer, has launched a 3-month mentorship programme aimed at aspiring nail technicians...

17 Apr 2019

R500m skills development project for Eastern Cape
R500m skills development project for Eastern Cape

About 2,000 ex-mineworkers, the youth and Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) beneficiaries in the Eastern Cape are set to benefit from a new skills development training...

16 Apr 2019

SAP Skills for Africa provides life-long career paths
SAP Skills for Africa provides life-long career paths

The SAP Skills for Africa programme celebrated the graduation of its 13th class, at a ceremony hosted by the City of Cape Town on Thursday, 11 April 2019...

By Shan Radcliffe 15 Apr 2019

Launch of the Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences a game-changer for the financial services industry
Launch of the Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences a game-changer for the financial services industry

The institute is a re-brand of Masifunde Training Centre (MTC), a multiple award-winning boutique, financial services education provider that has served the insurance and banking industry with distinction over the past 14 years...

Issued by Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences 15 Apr 2019

Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme
Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme

Roughly 6.21 million young South Africans without jobs, leaving many feeling hopeless and discouraged by the lack of opportunities...

15 Apr 2019

#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor
#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor

The industry's lack of diversity and inclusion was made notably clear by last year's #TimesUp movement, largely focused on equality in race and gender. Now, with a rise of 'diversity and inclusion' focused roles popping in advertising, here's why it's important to focus on a range of ages and experience levels for true business transformation...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2019

#Bookmarks2019: Transformation isn't just about your scorecard or employing more black people
#Bookmarks2019: Transformation isn't just about your scorecard or employing more black people

Having won the same award in 2017, Nomacala Mpeta, head of learning at Digify Africa, explains why they're proud to be recognised a second time for leading the push for transformation in digital and encourages more agencies and NGOs to recognise the need to do so as a business imperative in corporate SA...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Apr 2019

AAVEA mobilises attractions, bodies to comment on proposed 2021 school calendar
AAVEA mobilises attractions, bodies to comment on proposed 2021 school calendar

The African Association for Visitor Experiences and Attractions (AAVEA) has mobilised its members, attractions industry peers and national tourism bodies to provide comment on the Department of Basic Education's proposed 2021 school calendar before Saturday 13 April 2019.

11 Apr 2019

Why social entrepreneurship in South Africa?
Why social entrepreneurship in South Africa?

As the financial pressure for those working for non-profit organisations continues, the debate for and against social entrepreneurship is intensifying in South Africa...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 10 Apr 2019

Soshanguve learners to get automotive skills
Soshanguve learners to get automotive skills

The upgraded Soshanguve School of Specialisation, which specialises in automotive engineering, is set to boost the technical skills and creativity among school learners...

10 Apr 2019

Full STEAM ahead: Practical approach to building confidence in the classroom
Full STEAM ahead: Practical approach to building confidence in the classroom

According to The Future of Jobs and Skills report, the most in-demand occupations found today did not exist 10 or even five years ago, while an estimated 65% of children entering primary school today will end up working in completely new job types that don't yet exist...

By Esben Stærk Jørgensen 9 Apr 2019

GSF helps spur transformation with bursaries for students from disadvantaged communities
GSF helps spur transformation with bursaries for students from disadvantaged communities

Having launched in 2014, the Globeleq Scholarship Fund (GSF) is responsible for 25% of all renewable energy funded-scholarships...

9 Apr 2019

Pandor announces plan to build Mitchell's Plain TVET College
Pandor announces plan to build Mitchell's Plain TVET College

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor has unveiled the department's plan to build a new False Bay TVET college campus, in Mitchell's Plain, Cape Town...

8 Apr 2019

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