SKILLS DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING

South Africa contributes a large portion of its national budget towards education and skills development. Approximately 1.5% of our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is contributed towards education and training after school, most of which is received by vocational colleges and the National Skills Fund, among others. The Importance of Training Economic Benefits The majority of [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:11+00:00November 14th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Why Skills Development Matters in SA

The development of your staff is very important in business, mainly because they are the driving force in moving your business forward. Regular skills development is essential in ensuring ongoing business development. There are a number of important reasons why skills development training can be beneficial to the business and should therefore be made a [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:24+00:00August 6th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Employment Equity in the Workplace

WHY THE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT South Africa has a legacy of discrimination in relation to race, gender and disability that has denied access to opportunities for education, employment, promotion and wealth creation to the majority of South Africans. The Employment Equity Act was passed to address this legacy and has two main objectives— to ensure [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:26+00:00July 11th, 2018|news|0 Comments

WEF to upskill 10m people by 2020

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting took place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme, Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World. The World Economic Forum (WEF) said it aims to reskill 10 million people by 2020. The forum has launched a new initiative, Closing the Skills Gap 2020, a global call for top global businesses [...]

By |2018-01-29T14:08:35+00:00January 29th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Eskilz and their Skills Development and BBBEE aligned services

Eskilz Skills Development and BBBEE aligned services Understanding South Africa’s ever changing, dynamic economy is critical in recognising the skills development gap that is always one of the main reasons for our poor economy. Kamal Timmal, CEO of Eskilz, offers innovative training and development solutions to help upskill people through learnerships, nationally and offer businesses [...]

By |2018-01-23T13:19:57+00:00January 23rd, 2018|news|0 Comments