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CAPES Enabling Youth Employment
Recently released stats indicated that the South African economy contracted in the second quarter of 2019 and unemployment rose. Most worrisome is the unprecedented level of
02 Aug 2019
TOO MANY GRADUATES? Trends and issues in SA’s graduate labour market
The #FeesMustFall movement has run riot, and free tertiary education is the demand, but is the higher education system already producing too many graduates? And are there enough
06 Apr 2017
TRAINING On the the job training and work experience trumps a degree
According to the 2016 IMF Working Paper on South Africa’s Labour Market Dynamics and Inequality, large skill mismatches, poor educational outcomes, and the apartheid
23 Aug 2016
YOUTH So what is youth development?
Understanding Youth Development: A Local Government Perspective, by Tsholofelo Koopedi, Managing Director of the UJ-NYDA Institute As we move towards the fourth democratic local
14 Jul 2016
EDUCATION Leading the pack
The Vaal University of Technology is playing a leading role in providing its graduates with the requisite qualification and experience to prepare graduates for high demand, scarce-skills careers in industry.
26 Jun 2014
AUTOMATION Employment and smart machines
Addressing the effects of high-level automation in factories on the employment environment in South Africa.
01 May 2014
Female empowerment The new BEE codes might be missing the mark
With the focus on ownership, the new codes drive BEE at top management and board level – but not middle management, in which the talent to fill those top positions is nurtured and developed.
20 Feb 2014
A Bold Step Mobilising the nation to help educate and employ the youth
Statistics SA figures for the third quarter of 2012 show that about 3.3million youth aged 15-34 are not employed or studying.
02 Jul 2013
Dismal results from employment index South Africa’s employment fell by an annualised rate of 0.2% in April 2013
According to the latest Adcorp Employment Index, the economy shed 3 220 jobs in April 2013, with most of them in the permanent and full-time work sector
15 May 2013 - J. B.
Invest in skilled workers Skills development is vital for business growth
While the 2013 National Budget Speech may be a focus for many businesses, it is crucial that thought is given to the planning and budget allocation for staff development and training in 2013.
16 Apr 2013 - D. J.


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