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iLearn teams-up with Netex Learning to prioritise digital learning in SA

March 2018: An exclusive partnership between iLearn – a leading, accredited corporate learning solutions provider in South Africa and Netex Learning – developers of world class cloud-based online learning solutions, is set to take digital learning to a new level in South Africa and Africa.   With technology evolving at a rapid pace we find [...]

2018-05-09T10:38:07+00:00 20th March 2018|Industry News|

Why Accelerating Workplace Learning is Important for Business

Has learning and development in the workplace been put on the backburner? The latest research from Deloitte indicates that this is often the case. Of the approximate 1,200 global organisations that were surveyed, it emerged that 74% currently focus on traditional learning methods that don’t empower employees to acquire new skills thus falling behind the [...]

2018-02-08T19:49:32+00:00 8th February 2018|Industry News|

Introducing iLearn’s New Outsourced Learnership Solution

iLearn is proud to present its new outsourced Learnership solution which enables companies to maximise points on their B-BBEE scorecards even if they are unable to host learners internally. How does the new solution work? In short, your company will act as the learners’ primary employer. Therefore, you will be responsible for the full employment [...]

2017-10-16T16:40:32+00:00 11th October 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Workplace Learning: The key to SA’s progress

Workplace Learning: The key to SA's progress "Empowering and developing employees through learning programmes is one way of moving our country forward through education. Employees have the opportunity to upskill themselves, organisations evolve in the process and are able to compete effectively, and it's a cost effective and highly-beneficial option" Click on the image to read the [...]

2017-10-16T16:40:33+00:00 6th October 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Raising the 1%: Upskilling Disabled South Africans and Unlocking Employment Opportunities

iLearn – a leading local learning solutions company – recently partnered with the vehicle tracking and recovery specialists, Altech Netstar, to create Learnership opportunities for the disabled community of South Africa. According to Statistics SA, there are roughly 2.9 million people living with disabilities in South Africa but only 1% currently have jobs. In light [...]

2017-10-16T16:40:35+00:00 3rd October 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Learnerships: A Practical Solution to Combatting Unemployment

Unemployment is a grim reality for more than 56% of working age South Africans today. According to Employment Analyst Gabriela Mackay, only 43.3% of working age South Africans are currently employed. Despite more than twenty years of democracy for the country, black South Africans are still severely disadvantaged with a mere 40.4% absorption rate in [...]

2017-10-16T16:40:37+00:00 13th September 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning in South African Workplaces

There are 10 million youngsters between the ages of 15 and 24 living in South Africa. According to Stats SA's Quarterly Labour Force Survey, over 54% of these individuals are unemployed. High levels of youth unemployment are a byproduct of the critical skills gaps that exist in various South African industries due to a lack [...]

2017-10-16T16:40:38+00:00 4th September 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

The Future of Learning is Here and it’s Served TV-style

The corporate learning marketplace has been under strain for some time now, following the influx of forward-thinking tools and resources such as video-based learning programs, free courses and MOOCs which cause older learning mechanisms to become more and more outdated. Recent findings show that most employees have reached a point of defeat when it comes [...]

2017-10-16T16:40:39+00:00 19th July 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Investing in Disabled South Africans for a Better Tomorrow

It’s a grim reality that disabled individuals around the globe face marginalisation and ableism which prevents them from having equal opportunities to enter the working world. In South Africa, it is no different as only 1% of the 2.9 million disabled individuals in the country are currently employed. In order to rectify this glaring problem, [...]

2017-10-16T16:40:40+00:00 5th July 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

10 Best Practices for Blended Learning Strategies in 2017

“Blended learning” has become one of the buzz phrases in the realm of learning and development of late. Traditionally, the term refers to adding a digital component to instructor-led training or on-site education. Today technology has so many applications when it comes to digital learning that the blended approach has shifted to include the use [...]

2017-10-16T16:40:41+00:00 28th June 2017|Industry News, Media Center|