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Matric results : Change of plan? Consider these high-demand qualifications
Following the release of the Matric results of 2021, countless young people will be faced with the need or desire to adjust their study plans for this year because they did not perform as expected, while many others will be faced with the happy news that their options have... Read more
Mastering digital change in the modern organisation
In 2022, the leadership role most likely to enable digital transformation by leveraging strategic thinking, thanks to a radical reimagining of responsibilities and focus, is that of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). According to McKinsey, finance leaders need to lean into this evolution as they are critical to helping... Read more
MANCOSA open days will help matrics decide on future studies
Many students who wrote and passed the matric examinations will still be undecided about what course to study towards a career. In an effort to help them decide about tertiary education, private higher education institution MANCOSA will hold two Open Days when students may engage with student advisors and... Read more
Chemicals sector reshaping towards innovation as a necessity
In the modern age, ‘disruption’ has been defined as ‘radical change to an existing industry or market due to technological innovation’. With the advent of Industry 4.0, we have seen this termed ‘digital disruption’. However, the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic has turned disruption on its head. We are... Read more
Pianist Burton Naidoo shares music from upcoming release ‘Sometime Before’
iSupport Creative Business, supported by Concerts SA, presents performances by pianist Burton Naidoo and poet Luleka Mhlanzi. This concert is organised in collaboration with UKZN’s Centre for Creative Arts and Centre for Jazz and Popular Music, will take place at Alliance Francaise in Durban on Thursday 27 January. The... Read more
CHIETA, SAPREF boost skills development in chemical sector
The long-standing partnership between CHIETA, the chemical industries SETA, and SAPREF, South Africa’s largest crude oil refinery, has delivered strong skills development programmes to the sector, at an investment of R6 million by CHIETA. SAPREF, which is one of the SETA’s top levy paying contributors, is providing opportunities for about... Read more
How you can help build the next ICT generation
With 34.4% of our citizens unemployed and the majority of that (74.8%) being youth aged between 15 and 24, combined with the fact it is no secret that South African businesses have a major skills deficit in the next generation of our workforce, organisations have an immense opportunity to... Read more
How skill stacking can change your career trajectory in 2022
Further education options have expanded dramatically over the past year in response to changed demands in the workplace. The good news is that employers now are heavily focused on hiring candidates with specific Information Technology-related skillsets, and that many of these skillsets can be developed in a relatively short... Read more
Realness Institute Opens Submissions for 2022 Episodic Lab and Development Executive Traineeship
Realness Institute, a non-profit organisation which aims to empower Africans to tell their stories from an unapologetically African point of view, is excited to announce the opened submissions for the 2022 Episodic Lab and Development Executive Traineeship (DET) in partnership with Netflix, the world’s leading streaming entertainment service. Submissions... Read more
Swales Online Academy takes learning to the next level
The Covid-19 pandemic has not only severely disrupted education but has also created some interesting opportunities for parents and learners to explore a far wider variety of teaching methodologies and technologies. But it is not as simple as shifting education from the classroom to online platforms. There has been... Read more

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