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Train and mentor future leaders

South African Companies need to focus on investing in human capital to deal with the disruption of job and skill brought about by the fourth industrial revolution. Yet according to a 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) report, "The Future of Job skills in Africa", sub-Saharan Africa is far removed from making optimal use of its [...]

2018-08-31T10:55:07+00:00 29th August 2018|iLearn in the News, Media Center|

iLearn and Adept launch IT Learnership

In an effort to reduce youth unemployment, iLearn has partnered with Adept, ICT solutions specialists, and will support six young people in a learnership programme. The six unemployed youth, including two who have disabilities, will be put on a 12-month Blended IT Technical Support Learnership, iLearn's new forward-thinking National Qualifications Framework Level 4 programme. According to [...]

2018-08-31T11:52:54+00:00 28th August 2018|iLearn in the News, Media Center|

The Yes Generation

Just a month into his role as president of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa took the stage at the Riverside Incubation Hub near the Diepsloot township in Gauteng to launch a programme, which - he hopes - will be a defining feature of his tenure at the top. The youth employment service, or [...]

2018-07-13T15:51:00+00:00 13th July 2018|iLearn in the News|

ENS Africa Top 40 Under 40

Richard Rayne launched iLearn when he was only 21. Today, the company employs 70 people and has offices in Joburg, Cape Town and Durban. Richard is also the Africa regional learning expert of the Entrepreneur Organisation, having previously held the Learning Chair board role of the Cape Town chapter for four years.   Read More

2018-07-13T14:02:32+00:00 13th July 2018|iLearn in the News|

Online Learning an Essential Tool

Your Current and Future earning are your greatest asset, and online learning, which provides easy low-cost access to education wherever you may be, is a surefire way to boost earning power and improve your standard of living. Online learning has been around for almost as long as the internet, but its potential to open up [...]

2018-06-25T10:09:41+00:00 12th June 2018|iLearn in the News, Media Center|

SA Employers Cautioned Against Promoting Employees Without Proper Training

The Future of Jobs and Skills in Africa report indicates that between 15-20 million increasingly well-educated young people are expected to enter the African workforce every year for the next three decades. Therefore, delivering an ecosystem for quality jobs and future skills to match this is imperative. Investing in human capital is necessary to adequately [...]

2018-06-25T10:39:14+00:00 12th June 2018|iLearn in the News, Media Center|

Continuous Learning Is Key

Learnerships link structured learning and working experience to obtaining a registered qualification. A renaissance in work place learning has arrived and more employers need to start seeing the value of this in growing the business's talent pool and boosting its bottom-line. According to a research study conducted by auditing firm, Deloitte, headlined: The exponential importance [...]

2018-06-12T20:45:39+00:00 10th June 2018|iLearn in the News, Media Center|

Conscious Companies Awards 2018

FINALISTS OF THE 2018 CONSCIOUS COMPANIES AWARDS The quest to find South Africa's Conscious Company reaches its climax on May 17th when the winners of the Conscious Companies Awards 2018, in partnership with Liberty, are announced. An august panel of judges had evaluated the nominations down to the top six finalists who can now be [...]

2018-06-01T12:12:17+00:00 7th May 2018|iLearn in the News, Media Center|

Youth Unemployment in Focus

South Africa has a serious unemployment problem, particularly among young people. A worrying side-effect is chronic unemployment: those who have never worked at all, or who have not worked for so long that getting a job is much harder. Several initiatives have been introduced to combat unemployment – most recently, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Youth Employment [...]

2018-05-09T14:36:58+00:00 20th April 2018|iLearn in the News, Media Center|

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING

SA Organisations are not ready for Learning Development According to the 2017 Human Capital Trend Report by auditing firm Deloitte that delves into the top human capital trends for South Africa, as well as globally, careers and learning shot to second place on the importance list. Deloitte's research finds that globally, 83% of executives have [...]

2018-04-16T13:52:11+00:00 11th April 2018|iLearn in the News, Media Center|