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In 2020, across the world, many families had an extraordinary experience of online schooling as the pandemic shut down brick-and-mortar schools for extended periods.  All things were far from equal.

 


With the uncertain nature of employment, many people are looking at entrepreneurship and starting a business looks like a viable option.


Every CEO, team leader, HR manager and L&D specialist, no matter the industry, wants to ensure the courses they develop to upskill and reskill their employees will not only keep them engaged and riveted, but also serve its objective of ensuring the right skills are learned and applied in their organisation.



South Africa is facing record-high unemployment rates and a critical skills shortage. While several countries are experiencing what they call "the Great Resignation," South Africa's skills shortage is making news for ranking as a key global risk. This means the skills shortage can have a significant negative impact on our economy and industries for the next decade.


You have a job but your looking to upskill or your looking to follow a different career path, training courses offered by colleges can help you evovle your skills set.


The days when learning was thought to be a passive process of receiving new ideas and information are long gone. Today, effective learning is energic, active and actionable, and promotes the application of new ideas and information. This type of learning is referred to as “active learning”.


A short course refers to learning that combines both practical and theoretical skills. It opens up many doors of opportunities for students to learn about a specific industry in a short period of time. The main purpose of short courses is to develop and upskill your current set of skills. It aims to provide you with the basic skills you need to become a professional in your chosen career field. The duration varies from a couple of weeks up to 6 months – 1 year depending on the type of course you are pursuing.


The pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives. One of the more interesting changes in how students and learners attend class.


 Do you have an interest in business and want to learn more? Milpark Education offers a variety of different courses on a range of different business focused courses.


Milpark Education was established in 1997 and was one of South Africa’s first private providers of higher management education in South Africa.



Arguably two of the biggest shifts happening the world over are climate change and digitisation. Both affect industries, society and individuals in myriad of ways and impact how we live our lives. No truer is this than in the fashion industry. $400-billion worth of clothing ends up in landfills or incineration every year due to a lack of suitable end-of-life services, while technology has changed the way in which fashion is created, developed and marketed.


The uncertainty brought on by COVID-19 requires organisations to recognise leadership and employee sentiments and explore new ways of working for business continuity. This perspective piece provides change management insights and best practices to assist organisations in minimising the COVID-19 impact on people, operations, and businesses. With the second wave hitting South Africa as soon as it did, every employee, employer and organisation needs to brace and prepare themselves for a permanent change in industry.

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