- Created on Monday, 06 May 2013 11:40
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Mid-year examinations are starting to occupy the minds of many students across campuses in South Africa. For those who are not studying this year and others who might be considering other options, now is the time to make big decisions regarding future education and careers.
- Created on Friday, 03 May 2013 09:33
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E-learning design and development company The Training Room Online has announced the establishment of vocational training academy, The Creative Technology Hub. The Creative Technology Hub will allow young, enthusiastic and unemployed learners the opportunity to develop vocational skills within the creative technology industry.
- Created on Thursday, 04 April 2013 07:20
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It is always difficult to give your salary expectations to a potential employer. Ask for too much and you might not get the job; ask for too little and you may get the job but you also could be waiting for a year for a chance to renegotiate. It is essential to know what a competitive salary is in your field and to know what a person with your qualification level could earn.
- Created on Friday, 03 May 2013 08:25
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Working efficiently will always produce greater results, as being proficient yields bigger profits. There are many ways to improve efficiency in the office without having to put a firewall on social networks, or ban cellphones. Rather than approaching work efficiency with a Big Brother outlook, make the way you work more efficient.
- Created on Thursday, 04 April 2013 06:49
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Head of Online Marketing for Boston City Campus & Business College, Frankie Coda, admits to being a bit of a ‘late bloomer’ and while the realisation that he had missed out on applying to get into full time university studies may have seemed like the end of world to some, it turned out to be the door to a world of opportunities for Coda.
- Created on Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:23
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On Monday evening the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and South Africa's firs post-apartheid president was shown in an exclusive SABC broadcast as sitting impassively with a blanket over his legs during a visit by ANC top leaders to his home in Houghton, Johannesburg, earlier that day. The footage showed how the former President Nelson Mandela looked blankly at the camera while those around him chatted and laughed.
- Created on Monday, 11 March 2013 11:19
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In response to Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande’s call for Sector Education and Training Authorities, (SETAs) to open offices at public colleges in deep rural areas and townships, on Tuesday 12 March the Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA) will officially open an office at the Mthashana FET College’s Kwa-Nongoma Campus in Northern KwaZulu-Natal.
- Created on Friday, 12 April 2013 11:18
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The number of graduates in the workforce has more than doubled since 1995, and black graduate numbers have grown impressively, according to a study by the Centre for Development Enterprise which was published on Thursday.
- Created on Monday, 11 March 2013 11:14
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Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, will address academics and researchers from leading developing economies tonight at a dinner hosted by his department in Durban as part of the build-up events towards the 5th BRICS Summit.
- Created on Friday, 12 April 2013 07:26
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The main contribution of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) towards job-creation initiatives is primarily through the supply of skills required to build the various sectors of the economy.
- Created on Wednesday, 06 March 2013 10:16
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Further Education and Training (FET) colleges will work closer with the Sector Education Training Authorities (Setas) to help put students on one-year workplace placement programmes.
- Created on Thursday, 11 April 2013 07:57
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Forty individuals have been awarded for successfully completing the CAPACITi programme.
- Created on Wednesday, 06 March 2013 09:06
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How do retail companies in South Africa employ high calibre people when potential staff don’t want to work, think that the job does not suit them or is too low class and demeaning in their eyes? As the saying goes – let’s start at the very beginning. The solution lies right at the beginning of the employment process and refining the process over and over.
- Created on Monday, 08 April 2013 08:58
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The Cape Winemakers Guild has awarded study bursaries to three oenology and viticulture students at Stellenbosch University as part of its on-going Protégé Programme to further the development of young aspiring winemakers.
- Created on Monday, 25 February 2013 11:06
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Government’s plans to strengthen the capacity of the formal teacher education system in the country will get a significant boost when Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, officially launches the new Teacher Education programme at the Siyabuswa Campus in Mpumalanga on Tuesday, 26 February 2013.
- Created on Thursday, 04 April 2013 13:09
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PPS, the financial services provider for graduate professionals, has awarded three students at the University of the Witwatersrand one scholarship and two bursaries as part of an ongoing effort to provide much-needed financial assistance to university students across the country.
- Created on Monday, 25 February 2013 10:54
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The gender pay gap has widened over the past few years, suggesting that fundamental issues need to be addressed long before women enter the workforce.
- Created on Thursday, 04 April 2013 13:02
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Dell South Africa aims to develop literate and connected communities and to bridge the gap between the “haves” and “haves-not”. Providing quality education is one way in which it strives to bridge this gap.
- Created on Friday, 22 February 2013 10:58
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In 150 years Standard Bank Group has had the opportunity to help many communities grow. Standard Bank was the first bank to operate in South Africa’s diamond and gold fields, the latter leading to the growth of the city of Johannesburg.
- Created on Thursday, 04 April 2013 12:45
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Telkom is being accused of dismissing 23 learner interns without pay. The matter is going to the CCMA.
- Created on Thursday, 21 February 2013 13:08
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The College of Cape Town has responded to the action taken by some students at their college over dissatisfaction with bursary arrangements for the new academic year. The 'small group' of students disrupted lectures and protested outside the offices of the National Student Financial Aid scheme (NSFAS).