Today the City of Cape Town, Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) and the False Bay Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College were delighted to launch a multi-million rand skills development programme for 91 residents from Blikkiesdorp who will receive construction industry training at False Bay TVET College in Westlake.
The development of much-needed skills for the financial services sector in South Africa has been given a boost by a collaborative donation of R10m over five years from Nedbank and Old Mutual to the African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) in the Faculty of Commerce at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
Young people from the Western Cape will represent South Africa at a global skills competition.
In 2014, South Africa had the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of 15 to 24, behind Spain and Greece. – World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Risk 2014 report.
The Cape Chamber of Commerce and industry welcomes the emphasis given to education and the development of skills in the Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Budget.
For the ninth consecutive year, the University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business (GSB) has been ranked as the best business school in Africa by Eduniversal – an international education rating agency.
Western Cape finalists and winners of the provincial leg of the WSSA (WorldSkills South Africa) competition were announced at a ceremony held at the College of Cape Town, Crawford Campus. The finalists and winners are from the provincial Public TVET Colleges, Private College students, industry apprentices and employees to represent who entered the national competition.
According to Engineering News: As part of government’s Operation Phakisa programme aimed at fast-tracking economic growth in the oceans economy, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is creating a marine training centre at the Port of Cape Town for skills development and job creation.
Next generation leaders are more optimistic than CEOs about economic growth, but more pessimistic about cybersecurity, education and trust in business.