Mon, 20 Oct 2014
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says he is satisfied with the progress being made towards building the University of Mpumalanga and Sol Plaatje University in the Northern Cape.

Financial & Accounting Training

Mon, 20 Oct 2014
There have been many stories about the challenges faced by municipalities and state- owned enterprises to operate and maintain their infrastructure. Allan Tarita discusses the lack of maintenance vision and its severe and long-term impact on your assets.

Sales Training

Successful businesses are built by successful people. Poor management of any sales team will in effect see the result of poor profitability. As the saying goes, attitude reflects leadership. Nowhere is this more obvious to see than amongst an organisations sales team.

Science and Technology

Fri, 17 Oct 2014
The South African biotechnology industry and life science researchers are expected to benefit from a National Bioinformatics Service Platform (BSP) established by the Department of Science and Technology.

Career Articles

What does it take to earn the coveted title of "Best Company to Work for"? Is it about job satisfaction, performance, recognition or remuneration? Deloitte's annual survey lays out the elements that make a great company.


Tue, 14 Oct 2014
Potential students who have already applied for undergraduate study at the University of Cape Town in 2015 have about two weeks to apply for financial support offered through the university system.

Call Centre & Contact Centre Training

Mon, 13 Oct 2014
There are few business operations that are more challenging from a human resources perspective than running a call centre. Here, at the front lines of customer service, businesses face a tension between the need to keep operational costs down and the requirement to deliver the best customer experience.

Executive Education & Training

Tue, 14 Oct 2014
A professor once told me that people will support companies with great leaders who wield strong influence. I guess that’s a ‘no-brainer’! But that lead me to thinking about one or two of the influential leaders I had worked for.

HR Portal

Monday, 13 October 2014
The recruitment industry is undergoing significant changes, driven in part by the direction that labour legislation has taken. “There is an increased need for co-operative staffing company relationships" - Nritika Singh, MD of Isilumko Staffing (IS).


Thursday 16 October 2014
Google VP Operations, Liane Hornsey talks about HR best practice and how to successfully hire staff whilst maintaining high levels of personnel quality. "...the people here are good. So we don't use traditional methods."

Careers Portal

Thursday, 16 October 2014
Portal Have you heard of the 'My Hands and Heart', an online volunteer database that links up youth with volunteering opportunities offered by credible organisations. You are young why not learn new skills and connect with new people.

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  • Khayelitsha Skills Development Summit - 3-4 October

    Skills Universe - Sylvia Hammond

    Monday, 20 October 2014
    On Friday 17 October 2014 the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training heard the presentations from the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

    Skills Universe - Charlton Philiso

    Friday, 17 October 2014
    The MICT SETA together with the QCTO is in the process of reviewing qualifications for all sub-sectors that fall within its scope. To this end we have held two pre-scoping sessions for the Journalism and the Film and Media (FEM) qualifications.

    Skills Universe - Sylvia Hammond

    Thursday, 16 October 2014
    The Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande has gazetted the appointment of a Ministerial Committee to review the funding framework for the various post-school education and training (PSET) college formats - existing and planned.

    Skills Universe - Sylvia Hammond

    Wednesday, 15 October 2014
    On 10 October 2014 the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) released - for public comment - the amended Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice. This follows the release earlier this year of the Broad-Based Black Empowerment Amendment Act 46 of 2013.

    Skills Universe - Sylvia Hammond

    Tuesday, 13 October 2014
    Many of us involved in skills development and training believe that the concept of a National Qualifications Framework allied with an effective Recognition of Prior Learning policy and process is the key to transformation of the lives of people previously excluded from education, training and career development.

    Skills Universe - Pierre Wepener

    Thursday, 9 October 2014
    Make no mistake I am no expert mathematician but I've been interested in aligning the world of maths, science and Human Capital development for some time now, especially in our own South African context. e-thinking again how Einstein's Theory of Relativity can contribute to the development of a learning culture strategy


    SmartReading is a proven quick reading and advanced study method, which has been in existence since 1991 along with its own European patent. Today, thousands of people use SmartReading as their preferred reading method.


    Sign language will been recognised as a home language at schools for the Deaf as of the 2015 school year. This will allow deaf learners to choose sign language as a first language.

    Skills Development

    Strides are being made to address youth unemployment which is a huge challenge for South Africa, says the Department of Labour. The initiative will target 8 000 unemployed beneficiaries.

    Business Schools

    The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business is offering several scholarships to socially or environmentally innovative candidates for the school’s prestigious MBA and MPhil study programmes in 2015.