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Where Are The Real Skills Shortages?

South Africa has a skills shortage, says Kerry Dimmer. But are we training for the jobs in demand?

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In Defence Of The Humanities

With the nation focused on addressing the shortage of STEM skills, Anthony Sharpe ponders the state – and status – of the humanities.

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What Does The Future Hold For Jobs In Mining?

With the mining industry in flux, what does it mean for ordinary workers? Carolyn de Kock examines what skills will be at the forefront of a modernising sector.

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The Value Of Work Experience

For job seekers, work experience is gold. Georgina Guedes looks at why internships lay such important groundwork for future careers.

Should Everyone Code?

In the “fourth industrial revolution”, everything will be digitised. Does that mean programming is an essential skill for every job, asks Carolyn de Kock.

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SKILLS Development will include: Public and private organisations offerings skills development. Business initiatives. B-BBEE and the new codes. Enterprise supplier development. Contributions being made to rectify skills shortages in SA. A review of skills development in vertical market segments. New skills development models and fresh perspectives. Sustainable skills development solutions.Funding possibilities. Sustainable social upliftment with… Read more »

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Sunday Times Skills

Sunday Times Skills This publication will serve as a platform to showcase skills development programmes, enterprise development initiatives and practices in South Africa. Commitment to education and skills development from both the public and private sectors is key to national development, sustainable employment and economic growth in South Africa. The National Development Plan for 2030… Read more »

Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

South Africa needs more entrepreneurs, creating more businesses and more jobs. Graham van der Made finds out whether self-starting is an innate ability or a skill that can be developed.

Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

South Africa needs more entrepreneurs, creating more businesses and more jobs. Graham van der Made finds out whether self-starting is an innate ability or a skill that can be developed.

Customer Servants

Robots don’t have to steal jobs. Nick Cowen looks at how one bank is using AIs to produce new roles for workers.

Teach The Teachers

Adam Oxford visits the township school that is achieving astonishing results, and showing others how to follow in its path.

Operation Phakisa: An Update

Since 2014, a massive programme has been under way to exploit economic opportunities in the oceans economy. Brendyn Lotz catches up with progress on Operation Phakisa.

How Prepared Is Your Business?

Brendyn Lotz explores risk management and what unique challenges South African businesses face.

The Opportunity In Digital Marketing

Slow internet take-up has left South Africa lagging when it comes to the nuances of online selling, says Nick Cowen. So, now’s the time to get it right.