Youth unemployment needs action now as well as long term strategies

South Africa’s stubborn – and tragic – problem of large scale, long term, structural unemployment, especially amongst the country’s youth, needs long term, structural solutions: radical improvements in early childhood education and basic education, re-establishing the link between technical and vocational education and training and the workplace ranking high amongst them. This useful article by… Read More

Skills crisis: New system to train artisans | Features | financialmail

Good to see the College Industry Partnership Initiative, which I started with Marianne Scott at the National Business Initiative a decade ago, gaining traction in the ongoing effort to enhance the relevance and quality of skills development in South Africa, and improve employment opportunities for young people. via Skills crisis: New system to train artisans… Read More