skills

 
Foundation helps college graduates to become artisan entrepreneurs
Foundation helps college graduates to become artisan entrepreneurs
The Second Chance Foundation focuses on providing comprehensive career guidance and development to trainee artisans so they can expand their skills...
Reputation Custodianship through Ubuntu.Lab Hub at Reputation House
Reputation Custodianship through Ubuntu.Lab Hub at Reputation House
Following last year’s revelations of state capture and other corporate scandals, we saw many individual and corporate reputations ruined. The...
SA must up its skills in wooing skilled migrants ― report
SA must up its skills in wooing skilled migrants ― report
South Africa may be considered a land of opportunity by fellow Africans, but a lack of clear immigration rules for skilled migrants hinders the...
Letters to the editor: December 5 to 11 2014
Letters to the editor: December 5 to 11 2014
Siphelo Ngcwangu and David Balwanz must be commended for raising in the open media the conceptual problems that bedevil skills issues in South...
Fine art of training artisans
Fine art of training artisans
Government is in the final stages of fashioning a response to South Africa's artisan shortage. The new growth path and national skills development strategy have set a target of registering an additional 50 000 artisans by 2015. This entails...
Turning the screws
Turning the screws
There's a scene early in the 1995 movie Independence Day when a vast shadow settles over New York and its citizens stare up in horror at...
Why informal experience matters
Why informal experience matters
As phase three of the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS3) was being finalised in December, one of its most contentious provisions -- that...
"Still in chains", says black honours graduate
"Still in chains", says black honours graduate
A graduate from one of South Africa's top universities has written a scathing open letter to Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade...
'Padkos' for school leavers
'Padkos' for school leavers
Most teachers long to do more for learners who are about to leave school -- and time has just about run out. Are there any ways at this busy 11th...
Experts cautious on Mkhize's appointment
Experts cautious on Mkhize's appointment
Skills sector specialists canvassed by the Mail & Guardian are in the dark about the appointment of the new Deputy Minister of Higher Education and...