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While attending the Researching Work and Learning conference (RWL9) in Singapore and listening to Professor Raewyn Connell, I couldn’t help thinking about skills-universe members and the discussion we could have on her Keynote session address.I have…Continue
In answer to questions in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) today - 14 May 2015, President Jacob Zuma confirmed that youth development remains a priority and that he has established a…Continue
Do you know how much your company benefits each month from the Employment Tax Incentive Act?First step - ask your payroll department, bookkeeper or accountant. If they tell you that your company is participating - are they aware that this is a rare…Continue
Youth unemployment is the greatest problem facing the country having increased from 3 million in 2009 to the highest level of 3.4 million in 2013 and 2014, a Select Committee meeting in Cape Town heard on 15 October 2014. Sam Morotoba, Acting…Continue
My sincere regards to Statistics South Africa for this incisive and enlightening report that affects the youth and points out to the progress that has been made thus far. I welcome the report and it is clearly pointing on the task ahead to reverse…Continue
it's difficult enough for the unemployed to find work without having to deal with people who are deliberately misleading them - for unknown gain. The following report has been issued by SAPS."The South African Police Service (SAPS) has warned the…Continue
More than a quarter of the South African population is unemployed and the percentage of youth unemployed is significantly higher. So surely young people would pay attention to any chance for a job?It seems not so - not for the first time, I have…Continue
The private sector and civil society should lend a helping hand to ensure that the country records economic growth that can create jobs, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.Speaking to businessman and captains of industry at the AHI/Absip Breakfast…Continue
President Jacob Zuma will hand out Gold Awards on 10 October 2013 to hard working young people who have excelled in various fields.The President will be accompanied on Thursday by His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex Prince Edward, who is the…Continue
President Zuma raised youth unemployment and a proposal to incentivise and encourage employers to increase employment in his 2010 State of the Nation address. From the time DHET Minister Nzimande assumed responsibility for higher education and…Continue