Adult Fundamental Education

Adult Fundamental Education Aids Economic Growth It is all too easy, from the comfort of a promising future made possible by a secure job, to overlook the fact that more than 4 million South Africans of working age are illiterate while a similar number have less than 8 years of formal education. This situation has … Read more

Adult Basic Education helping South Africa

ABET or Adult Basic Education and Training has been recognized as having far reaching consequences for both the economy of South Africa and the social cohesion of the country. With basic skills in literacy and numeracy it has been proved that the levels of crime and anti social behaviour increase dramatically. The legacy of South … Read more

An educated workforce for the 21st century

South Africa today relies less and less on unskilled labour and more on an educated workforce. Even in industries where education was traditionally a secondary concern, especially under the Apartheid government (like mining) it has been realised that a workforce that has basic levels of numeracy and literacy performs far better than one which is … Read more

Education is key

Without a basic knowledge and grounding in the cornerstones of education the individual is doomed to a life of menial labour. Studies have shown that the effects of a sub standard or no education are cross generational. That is that parents who have no education will not place an emphasis on the education of their … Read more

Key Concepts in Business Management

There are several key issues in business management, especially in small or medium sized companies that require more time and planning than most individuals are willing to commit to. These issues, no matter how frivolous they might seem each play major a role in the eventual success of you company. Some of these factors include … Read more

Essential Leadership Training

All members of a company should occupy some level of leadership qualities, whether you have the leadership position as CEO or director and therefore need to delegate all members of staff or whether you’re a secretary with few leadership responsibilities you still have to be able to take a stand and make things happen. Leadership … Read more

Adults learn differently

Have you ever tried to learn as an adult in the way children do? If we were to learn in the same way we would lose all hope. Children have growing brains and can intake more knowledge than adults. In addition they have 12 years at school to learn a new language, master maths, life … Read more

South African Workers Always Have Recognized the Value of Education

In the 1970s, when South African workers first organized to demand better wages and working conditions, they also demanded training in language and mathematics skills that would secure their places in the workforce. Through the eighties and early nineties, as South Africa evolved, adult education evolved with it. Workers, businessmen, politicians, and change agents agreed … Read more

Adult Education Classes Promote Workplace Communication

Meaningful conversation between workers and managers benefits confidence, efficiency, productivity while promoting trust and respect. When workplace “culture” thrives on the strength of shared values and effective communication, earnings and profits dramatically increase. On the other hand, when workers feel separated from their work and their leaders, both the work and the bottom line suffer. … Read more

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