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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|

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|

iLearn CEO dreamt of entrepreneurship since childhood

iLearn CEO dreamt of entrepreneurship since childhood Cape Town - Richard Rayne, CEO of iLearn, generally cautions entrepreneurs to be very clear on the size of the opportunity they see and what is required to capture it."I highly recommend getting a business mentor, adviser or coach as well as formal training to acquire the fundamental [...]

2017-10-16T16:40:34+00:00 3rd October 2017|iLearn in the 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|