Adult literacy training for workplaces

Adult literacy training is helping companies to improve productivity, efficiency, accuracy and safety in the workplace. However, it is not only employers who benefit from their investment in basic English literacy and maths training. Low skilled employees attain important skills that they need to sustain their employment when they complete adult basic education and training … Read more

Mines and quarries meet Social Labour Plan commitments with help from Accredited training provider.

Human resource development is a key component of any mine or quarry’s social labour plan or “SLP”. Adult basic education and training or “ABET” is one of the methods with which companies in the resource extraction industry upskill their own employees and members of communities that are located within their operational footprint, and from where … Read more

Learning in Mother-tongue languages

Adult basic education and training or “ABET” set to play a greater role preparing matriculants for entry-level jobs Government is implementing plans to teach important technical subjects in mother-tongue languages, as opposed to English. English has been the formal language of learning for many years. However, government believes that this is one of the many … Read more

Worsening state of literacy and maths skills in SA – New report highlights.

The latest survey that measures the performance of our education system shows that there has been very little to no improvement in the quality of our basic education system over the years. In some instances, we have regressed due to the interruption that Covid-19 has had on the school system. Many South Africans will, therefore, … Read more

The evolution of the concept of literacy and numeracy over the years

The concept of literacy and numeracy has evolved over many years. We now have a greater understanding of these basic skills that people need to contribute meaningfully towards the development of societies. People who do not understand basic maths and who are unable to read and write, or do not possess analytical abilities cannot function … Read more

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

Literacy in South Africa

Literacy In South Africa Is Still An Issue It is gradually approaching two decades since South Africa underwent its long overdue transition to majority rule and equality for all. Among the less commendable legacies of the former government is a large segment of the adult population that is functionally illiterate. Today, literacy in South Africa … Read more

Teaching Basic Literacy

Proceeds from the opening concert for the FIFA soccer world cup went to opening literacy centres across South Africa and the continent. The high level of illiterate Africans was highlighted during the build-up to the world cup and it was decided that education was one of the best charities to support. These learning centres will … Read more

Teaching Basic Math

Having an educated workforce will optimise the profits that your company makes. Teaching basic math to your employees gives them the skills to function better in the working environment. Maths skills will also help them understand how your business operates and their function within the company. Being able to make simple calculations without assistance also … Read more

Improving workforce literacy

If you would like to assist your work force in improving their literacy and basic mathematics skills, enquire about the Adult Basic Education and Training programme. The course does have a cost attached as the facilitator must be compensated for his or her services and the costs of the course material must be covered. There … Read more

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