03 December marks National Disability Rights Day and we look at an exceptional young woman who did not let her deafness stand between her dream of becoming a barista and providing for her family. Nomcebo Qwabe successfully went through the Youth Employment Service (YES) barista programme at Famous Brands, honing new skills, gaining her confidence, and opening doors to new opportunities.
ADvLEARN – which is the only platform of its kind in the country and unique in Africa – uses artificial intelligence to create personalised learning pathways that ensure a deeper understanding of concepts for each student. Desiree Hugo, Academic Head of ADvTECH Schools, says they are delighted with the results of ADvLEARN in South Africa and are confident that they will be able to replicate the excellent results achieved by students in ADvTECH schools in the rest of Africa.
In light of International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), Dr Corrin Varady, CEO of IDEA, highlights the urgent need for South Africa to address school infrastructure backlogs, a root cause of overcrowding, particularly impacting special needs learners and the broader education system. School overcrowding is crowding out inclusive education.
Empact Group Food Solutions is thrilled to announce the successful completion of the Artisan Chef Practical examinations. This milestone event took place on Tuesday, 14th November 2023, and marked the culmination of an exciting year for our aspiring chefs as they embarked on their 3-year Occupational Chefs qualification journey.
South Africa is grappling with a youth unemployment rate of 43.4%. The Youth Employment Services offers not just employment prospects for unemployed youth, but also extensive assistance, skill enhancement, and a launching pad for young individuals to embark on their journeys in the professional sphere.
Careers Portal spoke to Educational Specialists at False Bay College about the financial qualifications on offer at the college. They highlight some of the benefits of getting a financial qualification and what you would need to earn a qualification in that sector.
FundiMatch offers personalised psychometric tests that guide students towards career paths that match their unique abilities and aspirations. The platform helps students discover their strengths, interests, and values, enabling them to make informed decisions about their future.
After completing your matric certificate exams, you are faced with a multitude of post-matric options that can shape your future paths.
These options range from pursuing higher education at universities or colleges, entering vocational training programs, joining the workforce, or even considering entrepreneurial ventures, each offering unique opportunities for personal and professional growth.
You've probably been contemplating the next chapter of your life all throughout the year asking yourself, 'what am I going to study after I finish completing my matric certificate exams?', 'am I going to study? What else can I do when I pass'? Well, we can help.
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Matric is a high-pressure year, and the emphasis that is placed on learners’ academic outcomes is immense. As a result, it is likely that learner stress and anxiety levels will be much higher during exam periods than they would under normal circumstances.
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