Empowering Youth and Resolving Youth Unemployment


Empowering Youth and Resolving Youth Unemployment

Providing information and discussing all issues related to empowering, developing and training youth and resolving youth unemployment.

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Reporting from RWL9 - the beneficiation of education and learning

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Charles Dey Dec 10, 2015. 1 Reply

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

Tags: Hountondji, Freire, Raewyn, Connell, Mudimbe

Presidential Task Team to coordinate all youth programmes - 15000 to be trained as plumbers & artisans

Started by sylvia hammond May 14, 2015. 0 Replies

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

Tags: artisans, plumbers, EPWP, sanitation, water

How much does your company benefit from the Employment Tax Incentive?

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Oct 23, 2014. 2 Replies

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

Tags: skills, SDF, Bursary, development, facilitators

Youth Unemployment rises - South Africa's greatest challenge

Started by sylvia hammond Oct 15, 2014. 0 Replies

 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

Tags: NEDLAC, SA, productivity, CCMA, work-seekers

Buti Manamela remarks on Report: Employment Skills & Unemployment in South Africa 1994-2014

Started by sylvia hammond Sep 15, 2014. 0 Replies

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

Tags: population, 1994-2014, poverty, skills, unskilled

Beware misleading ads for recruitment of new constables

Started by sylvia hammond Sep 1, 2014. 0 Replies

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

Tags: psychometric, selection, fingerprints, calibre, Commissioner

Who trains youth in recruitment good manners?

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Des Squire Apr 14, 2014. 3 Replies

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

Tags: CV, HR, human, resources, recruitment

Is lack of business leadership the missing link in achieving economic growth and employment?

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Des Squire Feb 28, 2014. 1 Reply

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

Tags: economic, reduction, goals, Pravin, Gordhan

President Zuma and HRH Prince Edward to hand out youth awards

Started by sylvia hammond Oct 6, 2013. 0 Replies

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

Tags: recreatio, Gold, Mandela, project, skills

Promoting Youth employment - Employment Tax Incentive Bill out for comment

Started by sylvia hammond Sep 25, 2013. 0 Replies

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

Tags: Treasury, DHET, Nation, comment, explanatory


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