The country is under pressure to meet the demands of an evolving job market
The circular economy and the blue economy are also industries that have mass potential for African countries to invest in to address youth unemployment
South Africa’s transition to renewable energy is challenged by a shortage of planning, skills development and training, an investigation by Oxpeckers finds
We are experiencing a skills crisis that is as catastrophic and urgent as the public infrastructure crisis, and yet it mostly goes unnoticed
The Youth Employment Service is helping thousands of our youths to land that vital first job
A volatile business environment means that smart SMEs must position themselves to change as required.
The continent could reap rewards through digitisation and adopting new technologies
The departure of South Africa’s highly skilled individuals shows the value placed on South African skills and makes room for transformation
Department says minister Lindiwe Sisulu acted within her executive authority when she signed the agreement with Cuban engineers and scientists, and that keeping the 25 professionals in South Africa would cost R18.3-million a year
SA’s economy will need a growing supply of tech experts such as programmers and roboticists
Businesses should focus on developing the type of talent they need because those ‘unicorns’ they are hoping to recruit are just that – fictitious
Investing in the Future Youth Development Award. Runner-up: Second Chance SA Foundation
Restoring the public’s faith in corporate and government leaders
South Africa’s job opportunities, established education system and modern technology attract skilled immigrants to the country, the report noted
‘Black professionals in Cape Town experience pervasive challenges, the biggest being the difficulty in building social capital’
South Africa must come to terms with the fact that better schooling is the surest way to overcome inequality.
Readers speak out on skills ideas, tax havens and the progressive left.
Cross-sectoral training and a single standard of competence envisaged, writes <b>Jim Freeman</b>.
Skills-training providers will now have to raise their game steeply, writes <b>Jim Freeman</b>.
Despite the surprise omission of prior learning from the recent skills strategy, it is not dead and buried, writes <b>Jim Freeman</b>.
A UCT graduate has written a scathing open letter to HET MInister Blade Nzimande detailing the difficulties he and other black graduates face.
It’s not too late for some last-minute help to get them on their way, writes <b>Patricia Flederman</b>.
Experts are in the dark about the new Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training but are hopeful her appointment will benefit the sector.
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