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The employment spectrum changed dramatically overnight and thus we learned to become adaptable and flexible. Having a degree is not enough anymore. At the beginning of 2021, we discussed in our article, that for growth and progression to take place, the one thing that remains vital in every business and industry is that employees and management need to continuously upskill.

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It’s National Disability Rights Awareness Month, the perfect time to spotlight the fact that of the three million South Africans who live with disabilities, only 1% have jobs. This alarming statistic clearly indicates that we need to do more to celebrate what people with disabilities can do, not what they can’t.

Employees with the right combination of hard and soft skills will have their pick of global employment opportunities.

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Soft skills, which can be applied to a variety of jobs, differ from technical skills which are usually specialised and developed for a specific position.

Avesh Singh, head of TransUnion’s Global Capability Centre in South Africa

Ask the average person what a global capability centre (GCC) looks like, and they’ll probably describe an old-fashioned call centre, with rows of cubicles filled with people frantically making and receiving calls.

Its vision is to be a leader in providing students with appropriate and quality career-related education and training. It strives to be the college of choice for further education and training.

They believe in developing our students to be responsible citizens who are able to contribute positively to South Africa's economic growth through their chosen career path.

Academy Training Group offers a variety programmes in an environment that supports and encourage your learning.

The age of rapid upskilling, reskilling and internal mobility is here. Never before have organisations across the globe seen such rapid acceleration of automation and economic uncertainty, as in the time post covid. 

Improving the knowledge and skills of South Africa’s teachers is an important part of strengthening our education system. Research has shown that our teachers’ skill levels are poor, and teachers are required by law to participate in professional development practices, such as attending workshops and courses that keep them up to date with current practice.

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