Skills Development

Atlantis Special Economic Zone for Green Technology: Where greentech grows

Atlantis is uniquely positioned for development and the SEZ is ensuring that this happens

National Skills Authority Awards 2019

The awards honour those who are equipping young South Africans with vital skills

Literacy and skills are the power for good

Lifelong learning should now be the goal of all, and it comes down to two essential ingredients

Connecting former students to their alma mater to make a difference

A free online platform that aims to accelerate the advancement of South African schools, wants to reconnect former students and their old schools

Africa’s economic slowdown an opportunity for reform

Opportunities for investment, growth and poverty reduction hinge on Infrastructure development, education and skills development and agriculture.

Magashule: Cadre deployment is here to stay

"We [the ANC] are not ashamed of cadre deployment. We will continue to implement it without fail," says the Free State premier.

How can we meet our skills needs if we don’t know what they are?

The state’s ‘scarcity list’ is misleading, its analysis faulty and its data selective and in parts wrong.

The role of universities in averting disaster

Higher education can make a lasting contribution to the Africa's education challenges

Skills strategy an incoherent business

The article "Business won't buy skills plan" poses a serious challenge to South African business, writes Sean Archer from Rondebosch.

Education and jobs don’t add up

Market-driven skills policies limit the potential of social development.

The enduring fallacies that plague official skills policies

The role of private-sector employers needs far greater recognition in government's thinking.

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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

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

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