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Grow youth employment through vocational training

Grow youth employment through vocational training With more than 50 percent of the country’s youth unemployed, more focus should be placed on how young people can enter the job market without formal tertiary qualification, to contribute positively to the country’s economy. […]

19th May 2017|iLearn in the News, Media Center|

Making Sense of the New Digital Learning Landscape

Making Sense of the New Digital Learning Landscape With the rapid innovation of digital content and technological tools in the world today, learning and development programs are constantly being reinvented for digital access thereby enabling individuals to learn in revolutionary new ways. We know that modern day platforms – like Google, Youtube, Facebook and Slack [...]

16th May 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Embracing Individuality in Learning: Helping Every Learner Succeed

Todd Rose teaches educational neuroscience at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and is the co-founder of The Center for Individual Opportunity – an organization devoted to "the science of the individual and its implications for education, the workforce, and society." In his book, The End Of Average: How We Succeed in a World That [...]

25th April 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Companies need to prioritize BBBEE compliance

As calls for transformation intensify, it's becoming increasingly important for companies to prioritise BBBEE compliance, and skills development. CEO of iLearn, Richard Rayne, joins Moneyline to discuss further.  

13th April 2017|iLearn in the News, Media Center, Uncategorised|

Top tips to consider: WSPs and ATRs deadline looming

Now that skills development is one of three priority pillars of Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE), Workplace Skills Plans are more important for companies than ever before. As we previously wrote in our article Investing in Skills Development: Giving your Business the Upper Hand, complying with skills development allows companies to earn points and certain [...]

4th April 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Making the most of Learnerships

In the view of Richard Rayne, CEO of iLearn, companies that are obliged by law to contribute to the country’s Skills Development Fund by paying the mandatory Skills Development Levy will find a number of important benefits if they include learnerships in their annual Workplace Skills Plan. A learnership is a work-based learning programme directly [...]

3rd April 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

How to make the SETAs work for your business

Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) are primarily funded by the skills development levies paid by South African companies with payrolls of over R500 000. However, companies narrowly viewing the SETA governing their industry just through the lens of compliance may very well be missing out on optimising on the various benefits built into their [...]

27th March 2017|iLearn in the News, Media Center|

The Journey of Skills Development in the Digital Era

Skills are important. There’s no denying that. Some might say they even help to define us. Whether physical, mental or social, our skills often make us who are – and who we are is constantly evolving as we develop and grow within the fast-paced world around us. In a professional sense, acquiring new skills is [...]

22nd March 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

What’s your Moon Shot?

      As of 2017, more than 3.5-billion people were connected to the internet; by 2023 that number is estimated to be at 7-billion. The end of the monopoly of oil and coal power is nearing as renewable energy emerges. Transport is being revolutionised with the arrival of driverless cars and autonomous drones. Massive, transformative [...]

10th March 2017|Events, Media Center|

Investing in Skills Development: Giving your Business the Upper Hand

This year, skills building remains high on the corporate agenda as the revised Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Codes now stipulates that skills development is a priority element. By complying, businesses are able to earn points and rebates which includes recovering up to 20% of the mandatory grant from Skills Development Levies which is paid [...]

7th March 2017|Industry News, Media Center|