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A Skills Development Levy (SDL) is a levy imposed to encourage learning and development in South Africa and is determined by an employer's salary bill. The funds are paid to the South African Revenue Services (SARS) and are to be used to develop and improve skills of employees.

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) says there is more to the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Act than just criminalising qualifications fraud and lying about qualifications on CVs.

People with disabilities have an essential role to play in the modern workplace as they offer a unique perspective.

Somewhere between 15 March and 29 April the phrases <b>Workplace Skills Plan</b> and <b>Annual Training Report</b> start flying around.  

As part of a series of events to celebrate 21 years of the South African National Qualifications Framework (NQF), stakeholders in education and training in South Africa and Europe met for a two-day

Representatives of the 105 statutory and non-statutory professional bodies recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) met to reflect on their RPL practices at an international seminar, which forms part of a series of events to mark the 21st anniversary of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). 

A Sector Skills Plan (SSP) is developed by each Seta to identify the skills priorities within the sector.

In February 2019, Minister Naledi Pandor of the Department of Higher Education and Training, promulgated the National Skills Development Plan to improve the skills development in terms of Section 9(4) of the Skills Development Act.

The Ekuruleni West College’s Boksburg Campus played host to 40 Chinese companies operating in South Africa for the inaugural South Africa-China Enterprise and Trade Association

Inaugural water sanitation two-day workshop sets the stage for a water industrialisation plan. 

In President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2019 State of the Nation Address (SONA), he stated; one of his “five most urgent tasks at this moment in our history” is improving the education system and developing the skills for the future.

Mr Zenzele Myeza will take up the reigns at the Agriculture Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA).

Renowned experts and partners in water-skills and entrepreneurship development are expected to present at the upcoming water and sanitation workshop.

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The stakeholder engagement roadshow hosted by the Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) aims to clarify the process of mandatory grants and skills levies.

South Africa needs to address the triple challenge of poverty, inequality and unemployment. The cohort of persons not in Employment, Education and Training (NEET) is increasing at a rapid rate. 

In a recent interview Mashila Matlala, Board Chairperson of CHIETA shares her thoughts on the contribution of the Sector Education and Training Authorities to the skills development sector.

The most high-in-demand skills and the most difficult to secure in the South African market still remain within software development and digitisation. 

The Services SETA management has learnt of the statement issued by Nehawu regarding the strike action by its members who are Services SETA employees.

Members of the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union(Nehawu) continue to express their frustration over poor working conditions during a strike at the Services Sector Education and Training Authority(Seta).