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Approaches to reskilling in organisations

If the populace is not properly trained, the country will forever lag behind the rest of the world

OUTA raises red flag about Services SETA contract

OUTA has raised concerns that the Services SETA is siphoning off funds for learners into corrupt contracts

TVET gets a much-needed boost

The NMU has launched a meticulously researched diploma that addresses the many critical issues of technical training

Corruption claims rock mining Seta

It’s alleged that large sums of money were allocated to firms without following due process

Spooks inside Public Protector’s office

Mkhwebane says that it is financial constraints that made her turn to the SSA when the previous CFO resigned

​State owned entities must implement B-BBEE

The minister of trade and industry has called on SOEs to play a more robust role in implementing B-BBEE

Thousands seek last-minute places at universities and colleges

The online system can assist with the placement of students, who did not apply to any university because of funding, but who now qualify.

Blade plans to take over ‘failed’ Setas

The sector training and education bodies and companies together cause the system to flounder.

Billions wasted on Setas funding as skills crisis worsens

Setas are meant to reverse the country's skill's crisis but they are not fulfilling their mandate.

Seta chief ‘is player and referee’

A board member is accused of exploiting insider knowledge to land a R26m contract.

RPL is paved with good intentions

What has become of this policy, which aims to offer a second chance at education success?

Small business finds Setas wanting

A closer working relationship must be established between education authorities and employers.

Streamlined Setas for better skills

Proposed changes to occupation-directed training suggest a multifaceted approach to improve its workplace relevance.

Adults need customised education

Formal, official structures have made only a mixed success of basic education and training.

Business training: three blind mice lead the mischief

Until South Africa gets this crucial aspect right, it cannot compete successfully in the global arena.

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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

Roshan Morar is being investigated in connection with KwaZulu-Natal education department backpack sanitiser tender worth R4-million and a batch of face masks that vanished

Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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