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The State of Skills Development in South Africa

The State of Skills Development in South Africa

THE STATE OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICAIt is common knowledge that South Africa has a huge and growing problem with its critical skills shortages in most sectors of the economy. We do not have a workforce with the requisite skills to make a difference in our...

Mentors

Mentors

MentorsAdvisors, teachers, role models and friends. In today’s South Africa, where urgent consideration must be given to redressing the imbalances of the past, particularly in the manufacturing sector, the role of mentors is of critical value.Yet most organizations...

Learnerships for Small Business

Learnerships for Small Business

LEARNERSHIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSHow often have you wished you could get a certificate or a qualification for the work you do? But you can’t because you have to work to feed your family. Today this dream is becoming a reality through the Learnership programme. More and...

Creating A Quality Culture

Creating A Quality Culture

CREATING A QUALITY CULTUREAs man slowly evolved from a subsistence economy to an industrial one, so the concept of singular craftsmanship was abandoned in favour of production of large identical batches. Where initially a single person ran a business, now we see the...