The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling on countries to train more nurses as a catastrophic global shortage looms. This sentiment was echoed in South Africa as the health minister acknowledged that the government must employ more healthcare workers.
Medical students in South Africa must complete practical training to demonstrate competence before they begin work. However, the country’s nursing regulatory body is being accused of blocking the training of new nurses by private hospitals.
South Africa’s health system will be boosted after the graduation of around 600 students from Cuban Universities. This comes as a welcomed relief as provinces require boots on the ground.
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The Department of Employment and Labour Is calling on employers to take action to stop harassment in the workplace. This comes after more than 1000 disputes were referred to the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) over the last year.
Where businesses and other organisations are unable to get work done by robots they need to acquire the necessary skills by hiring staff. A key question then arises as to whether the money expended in order to acquire and retain these employee skills should be seen as an expense or as an investment.
Thousands of school learners will begin their primary and high school journeys in 2023. If these learners live in Gauteng, it's important that parents submit school applications before Friday’s midnight deadline.
The minister of social development came under fire last week after she made remarks that suggested that social workers who received government bursaries will find work, leaving those who were self-funded to fend for themselves.
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With an extremely high youth unemployment rate, the Basic Education Employment Initiative (BEEI) served as a beacon of hope for thousands of young people. The department has announced that the initiative will continue to make a difference in the lives of youth.