Youth Development

Wed, 10 Dec 2014
Young people must be in a position to identify the skills that are required by our economy and make academic choices that are informed by the needs of our economy, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

Articles

Tue, 09 Dec 2014
Trying to juggle between work, family and study commitments can be challenging but graduates from the Institute of People Development show that it can be done through hard work and sacrifice.

Workplace Disability

Wed, 10 Dec 2014
Could the power of technology be the vital weapon in our arsenal that we use to break down those barriers created by the stigma for people with disabilities in the workplace?

Executive Education & Training

There really is a recipe for superior corporate performance and key elements in the mix can often be described in culinary terms. Auguste Coetzer shares her top 10 tips for those hoping to taste business and career success.

Human Resources

South African employers report hopeful hiring plans for the January-March time frame, with opportunities for job seekers expected to be stronger than in both the prior quarter and last year at this time.

Small Business

Wed, 10 Dec 2014
The Department of Small Business Development will launch a centre for entrepreneurship in Mpumalanga at the Gert Sibande Training and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) early next year.

Features

Mon, 08 Dec 2014
With the vision of building a credible, trustworthy network of public verification institutions the South African Qualifications Authority hosted a two-day seminar attended by delegates from across the African continent.

Business Schools

Fri, 05 Dec 2014
Business School Netherlands has become one of a few international business schools to hold three highly respected accreditations and is the first Dutch higher education institution to receive the eduQua accreditation from the Swiss Association for Quality and Management Systems.

HR Portal

Thursday, 4 December 2014
A Notice was published in the Government Gazette that the Democratic Alliance (DA) shadow Minister of Labour will table a Private Member’s Bill relating to the amendment of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (as amended) (the LRA).

Video

Thursday 4 December 2014
Strong developmental education programs must be regarded as a cornerstone of college preparation because across the globe there is a growing number of students who are entering college without the necessary skills to thrive and ultimately graduate.

Careers Portal

Thursday, 4 December 2014
Careers 
Portal Unitrans Freight & Logistics has a great opportunity for qualifying candidates to participate in a National Certificate: Professional Driving learnership NQF level 3. Professional driving learnership recruiter - Unitrans Supply Chain Solutions.

FEATURED EVENTS

  • Higher Education Conference - 26 November 2014

  • Tech Expo Africa - Nov & Dec 2014



    Skills Universe - Michael Fraser

    Monday, 8 December 2014
    The sacred season of Advent is upon us, bringing for us the promise of Hope, Love, Joy and Peace, which we so dearly need in our time. Nelson Mandela dedicated his life to create a Caring South Africa. But sadly many of us still remain unmoved, unwilling, and reluctant to follow his bold example.

    Skills Universe - Sharon Nell

    Friday, 5 December 2014
    Evidence was provided in a recent Labour Court case that the police issued an instruction to Legends Golf and Safari Resort Operations (Pty) Ltd, requesting them not to take disciplinary action against their employee, William Mtshali, until the conclusion of the criminal case.

    Skills Universe - Sharon Snell

    Thursday, 4 December 2014
    INSETA recently caught up with Indwe Risk Services, one of the Seta’s numerous partners implementing skills development, to find out what has happened to the interns who participated in the company’s internship programme.

    Skills Universe - Stephen Hope

    Wednesday, 3 December 2014
    The company wants to register individuals on a learnership in January 2015 and we have come across the following stumbling blocks. As one can see there are a few challenges ahead and direction is required from the MERSETA.

    Skills Universe - Hannes Nel

    Wednesday, 3 December 2014
    Almost ten years ago we agreed to sell our training material to improve the quality of education in SA. In the process we have lost some of our corporate clients to people offering learning with our materials. We now realize the importance of establishing conditions before selling the material.

    Skills Universe - Jeanine Topping

    Thursday, 27 November 2014
    Have you ever considered starting your own business? If you have no business acumen taking that first step can seem intimidating. Here are a few questions to determine whether you have what it takes to go the distance.


    Human Resources

    In the best companies, people are everything. Global giants like Google, Facebook and Netflix have proved that creating a culture which attracts the type of individuals you want in your organisation leads to a more productive environment.

    Executive Education & Training

    In SA, low growth, embattled consumers and plunging business confidence create an environment that is placing many organisations in crisis and not many executives are eager to lead in these difficult times.

    Information & Communications Technology ICT Training

    Wits University’s Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) has launched its sixth consecutive skills trends survey in the South African information and communications technology (ICT) sector.

    FET Colleges

    The transition from a higher learning institution to the workplace is not an easy one for students or employers, and there is a need for better communication between stakeholders to ensure that learners are properly prepared for the marketplace.