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The Department of Health has placed over 1500 medical interns and 1300 community service doctors for the 2018 and 2019 annual cycle.


Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says the department will spend R934 million on the University Capacity Development Programme (UCDP) to improve student development and decolonise the curriculum. 


Recent studies have highlighted the negative impact of Impostor Syndrome on young graduates transitioning to the workplace. An expert says it is important to identify and understand the signs of impostor syndrome early in one’s career, to avoid losing confidence and to become an empowered, valued and productive team member.


Deputy President David Mabuza has called on more business leaders to make it their business to adequately skill young people at educational institutions and at the work place through internships.


Grade 12s should already be well into researching their study options for 2019 and should aim to beat the rush and submit their applications sooner rather than later, whether it be for a public university or private higher education institution, an expert says.


The department said that the delay was caused by an interruption in the transfer of funds to Rand Water as the implementing agent of the programme.


Being an unemployed graduate is enormously stressful, and an active strategy is required to turn the situation around, an education expert says.


False Bay TVET College is proud to announce that it has been appointed by the Department of Higher Education & Training as the Centre of Specialisation for the rigger and mechanical fitter trades.


You’re off to university or college this year, and your mind is buzzing with thoughts of your studies, making lifelong friends and getting to know a new city.


The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) has unveiled a digital certificate to help learners with foreign qualifications by reducing the time it takes to get the outcome of an evaluation.


The Youth Employment Service (YES) plans to touch the lives of one million young South Africans over three years by providing them with paid one-year internships and learnerships in established firms.


In a bid tackle unemployment among the youth, Tourism Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe recently officiated at the Hospitality Youth Training Programme (HYTP) graduation ceremony of 83 learners in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth.


Standing out from the crowd can be difficult. This week in How to Stand Out as a Job Seeker, we take a look at LinkedIn and how you can use this social network to improve your chances of being hired.


Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with a debilitating motor neuron disease when he was 21. He went on to become one of the world's most prominent scientists.


Higher Education and Training Minister, Naledi Pandor has urged leaders of big business to secure partnerships with the department to implement programmes for training artisans and entrepreneurs in  a range of sectors.


Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has encouraged the youth to pursue careers that will enable them to participate meaningfully in the wildlife economy.


Senior high school learners from Grade 9 to 12 should not only spend energy on mastering their academic work, but also on mastering those study habits that will set them up for a lifetime of effective learning - from when they hit varsity to when they enter the workplace, an expert says.


Whether you own your own business or are an aspiring environmental entrepreneur, listen up. 


 

The dynamic new world of work is characterised by increased competition, automation and outsourcing, rising unemployment and skills shortages to name a few. To help the South African working professional develop a better understanding of the current career landscape GetSmarter has released its 2013 Career Guide.

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