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The IT Degree Disillusionment

CARL RAATH, TORQUE IT

CARL RAATH, TORQUE IT

While the universities are providing the students with an excellent theoretical base, they come short on imparting the practical ICT skills – a critical prerequisite for the job market.

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How are SA’s businesses meeting the perpetual training challenge?

How are SA’s businesses meeting the perpetual training challenge?

Organisations spend a lot of time and money on corporate training, too often with little to show for it. Not enough practical follow up means that many newly-acquired skills are soon lost or forgotten, and the company might as well have poured its money down the drain.

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CIOs, CTO’s and chief architects rake it in

Tech salaries in South Africa have well outstripped infl ation, according to ITWeb’s 14th annual IT Salary Survey. The average annual salary reported by all respondents went up by R48 000 or 11.3% since last year, with women having taken a longer stride to catch up with the male techies in our notoriously male-dominated IT sector – salaries of female respondents went up by 13.6% while male respondents recorded a 9.6% increase.

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Upskilling is a delicate balance of time, money and will

Upskilling is a delicate balance of time, money and will

Being charged with employee training is a sure-fi re way to elicit a groan from managers. People are unique, have different needs, circumstances and issues. It’s diffi cult to fi nd one training solution that fi ts all staff and works for each individual. 

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Trainning Millennials

Training Millennials

Forward-thinking training providers have already begun utilising the newest and greatest technologies and are integrating them into their training programmes. These emerging tools offer myriad benefits, from cutting costs; boosting learning outside the physical classroom; and lessening the carbon footprint.

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Training and e-Learning news

Sabinet provides support for small law firms, tertiary institutions in SA

Exorbitant operating costs are one of the biggest barriers in starting a small or medium enterprise in South Africa today. Many law firms and tertiary institutions in South Africa have felt this financial pressure; it is impossible for businesses and institutions everywhere to ignore these economic times.

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Certificate in Cyber Security offered by CS Interactive Training

A Certificate in Cyber Security is being offered as a partnership between the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), French South African Institute of Technology (F'SATI), CS Interactive Training and Boshoff Industries.

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Papillon foundation unveils call centre training

The Papillon foundation has added a call centre training programme to their portfolio.

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Leadership shuffles stall e-skills progress

Siyabonga Cwele is the fifth minister to work with the Ikamva National e-Skills Institute since 2009.

Siyabonga Cwele is the fifth minister to work with the Ikamva National e-Skills Institute since 2009.

South Africa's high turnover of communications ministers has adversely affected progress at government's integrated e-skills institute, aimed at improving citizens' access to training resources.

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FTI launches revamped Certificate Programme in Software Testing

Celia Gaylard.

Celia Gaylard.

Faculty Training Institute (FTI), a leading national business analysis, project management, enterprise architecture and testing training firm, is relaunching its highly anticipated, Certificate Programme in Software Testing this October.

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