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Tshepo 1 Million brings hope for Gauteng’s unemployed youth

19 June 2017 Gauteng’s unemployed youth have a reason to be hopeful again. Gauteng has about 2.7 million young people aged between 15 and 34 who are neither studying nor working. Half of them have not completed Grade 12 and are unemployable, and close to 60% of them are in long-term unemployment. They have never

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To Prepare Young People for 21st-Century Jobs, Design Classrooms Beyond Walls

Original article on worldpolicy.org | 14  June 2017 | by Reem Rahman and Lynsey Farrell Walk into the small town where Actonville Primary School (APS) is located in South Africa and you may find yourself in the middle of a dance competition, an emotional and physical well-being checkup, or a community gathering—all planned and managed by

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Power of e-learning for renewable energy sector – Study

Original  article on universityworldnews.com |28 March 2017| by Munyaradzi Makoni At a time when distance education and e-learning are becoming increasingly popular and accessible, there remains insufficient awareness around the use of educational technologies in the field of renewable energy and its benefits in African higher education, according to a recent study. Although there are a

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Microsoft Classroom of the Future Opens at the Cape Town Science Centre

Original article onitnewsafrica.com | 28 March 2017 Together in partnership, Microsoft South Africa and the Cape Town Science Centre on Friday 24th March unveiled the Microsoft Classroom of the Future, in Cape Town. The opening included an exhibition that showcased the latest and greatest educational tools available to teachers today. This interactive showcase at the

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South Africa: Skills, Job Opportunities for Gauteng Youth

Original article on allafrica.com | 27 March 2017 Gauteng government partnerships will provide thousands of young people with training and job opportunities while empowering them with the relevant skills needed in the job market. One of example of this is Tshepo 500 000, a flagship programme focusing on creating opportunities for half a million young people

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Integrating technical education is key to achieving the sustainability agenda

Original article on standardmedia.co.ke | 22 March 2016 |By Adil Popat | During the World Summit Sustainable Development held in South Africa in 2002, a very critical declaration was made. Key among them was the promulgation of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005–2014). This was a major international effort to mainstream

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Commonwealth To Empower Young Women With Critical Life Skills

Original article on nta.ng |20 March 2017 Young women across the Commonwealth are set to benefit from a new initiative to help them acquire critical life skills and to progress in their careers. The Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme will match aspiring young people with experienced professionals in their fields. The project was conceptualised at the

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Why SA’s youth need to pursue specialised skills and expertise

Original article  on pressoffice.mg.co.za |20 March 20117 Issued by: Little Black Book PR In today’s fast changing and technology driven world of work, the skills and expertise required of employees, at every level, are in themselves becoming fluid and ever changing. Where job titles and roles were once fixed and specific, many are no longer relevant and

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Africa needs more women computer scientists. How to make it happen

Original article on city-press.news24.com | 17 March 2017 |Chao Charity Mbogo In Africa, a continent grappling with many social ills, it’s critical that universities produce more Computer Science graduates. It’s also one that equips students with crucial skills. Computer Science graduates are problem solvers and logical thinkers who can apply their technical expertise in a

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South Africa Will Only Eradicate Poverty If Rural Youth Participate Equally In The Economy, Says IFAD Report

Original article on benzinga.com | march 2017 Government policies that bring rural young people into the economic mainstream are essential for South Africa’s sustainable development, according to a global report by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The report was presented  by IFAD President, Kanayo F. Nwanze. He emphasized that with almost a quarter of

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