Komatsu focusing on the upliftment and development of the community

a Prize giving took place on 5 November 2013 in Plettenberg Bay. This is a community project running since 2007, Komatsu focusing on the upliftment and development of the community including semi literate, illiterate, adult unemployed, members of the community. This is a joined force between Komatsu S.A, DenRon and Triple e Training. All three … Read more

Education and training in the beverages manufacturing industry

Employees in the beverages manufacturing industry who do not have basic skills such as reading and writing may be in need of some education and training. A person who is able to read and write is better able to function within a manufacturing environment. Health and safety regulations within the manufacturing process will be better … Read more

Energy sector education and training vital for the future

The Department of Minerals and Energy have established the Energy Sector Education and Training Authority (ESETA) to take care of the requirements of undereducated employees within these industries. Due to the lack of skills required from blue collar workers in this sector, many employees do not have the most basic education and are illiterate. ESETA … Read more

Transport education a must do for SA

There is low level of education in the transport sector and it has been necessary to establish a SETA to assist in improving the skills and training of transport employees. The Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA) in conjunction with Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) aims to provide basic education to illiterate or low … Read more

Education and services sector

The services industry in South Africa is always criticised for the low level of service that they offer. It is imperative that employees in this sector receive training and development to improve these service levels to meet with international standards. The Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) programme is aimed at providing basic as well … Read more

Learners need basic reading skills

Government, in conjunction with the department of education, SETA’s and other educational institutions is continually rolling out projects and programmes to improve the high rate of illiteracy on South Africa. The projects are mainly aimed at the adult population group who do not have the most basic reading skills. This is largely due to the … Read more

Basic writing skills are absolutely essential

Imagine for a moment that you are unable to read or write. We take picking up a pen and writing our own names for granted and hardly stop to think about the millions of people who do not have basic writing skills. These people form the poorest section of the population group in South Africa … Read more

Adult Writing Classes

You can use adult writing classes to learn to read or to improve on your current writing skills. Having a good vocabulary helps a person express themselves better so that they are better understood. A good vocabulary comes from reading a number of books that will give you better use of the English language. To … Read more

Teaching Basic Writing Skills

Once people are able read a language, teaching basic writing skills is the next step in the process of achieving literacy. Most of us were taught to read and write in grade one. However, many people did not have access to a school or any education under the Apartheid government. This has left us with … Read more

Reading Skills are a Vital Life Skill

It is next to impossible to function in any area of modern society without reading skills. There are however many people who do not possess these skills and must struggle to earn money, support their families and just try to get by in life. In fact, access to education is now defined as a basic … Read more

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