Employment

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

The urgency of rethinking education — for Africa and the world

We need to re-evaluate the purpose and delivery of learning, so that all citizens are equipped to face the challenges of the 21st century, among them fighting climate change and adapting to technological disruption

Purpose, profit and progress

Studying further doesn’t have to mean academia — exploring the TVET option may yield good results

The manifestation of climate injustice

Following the new UN report on climate change and agricultural land use, how will climate change affect communities in informal urban areas

Growing a sustainable future

The University of Johannesburg’s new MBA will be helping South Africans build small businesses that create jobs

Coloured execs battle to get to the top

Research suggests that a complex crisis of identity is at the heart of the problem

The future of work we want

The world of work is changing and with it inequalities will be exacerbated unless a social agenda is in place and education institutions gear up

SA would do well to follow the German education model

Today, on leaving school, more than 50% of Germans enter dual vocational education and training programmes as they make their way into the job market

The flagship projects of the National Lotteries Commission

Grants have been allocated to a range of nongovernmental and other organisations

Foundation helps college graduates to become artisan entrepreneurs

Investing in the Future Youth Development Award. Runner-up: Second Chance SA Foundation

Ramaphosa: Laws, policies must open South Africa up to investors

Germany has more than 600 companies operating in South Africa, providing more than 100 000 jobs

‘It’s time we place leadership in the hands of the youth’

We need to open up more opportunities to the youth, who have been ignored for far too long

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs