Engineering News | Education and Training http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/education-and-training Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:21:58 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Conference to address shortage of STEM graduates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-to-address-shortage-of-science-technology-engineering-and-mathematics-graduates-2018-07-27 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Education and Training Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492340 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 AECOM focused on funding STEM education for women http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aecom-focused-on-funding-stem-education-for-women-2018-07-27 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Education and Training Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492190 1532414916 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739471_resized_aecomedtruststshlidzibridgetlutsinge1022jpg.jpeg TSHILIDZI LUTSINGE Keabetswe Beverly Sehoole and Nokubonga Lady-Peace Nxumalo will receive funding from the AECOM Educational Trust this year 511 287 Blended learning can improve maths, science results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blended-learning-can-improve-maths-science-results-2018-07-11 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Education and Training Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492374 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Graduate programme ensures pipeline of new talent http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/graduate-programme-ensures-pipeline-of-new-talent-2018-07-12 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Education and Training Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492406 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739667_resized_bwegraduates071810220jpg.jpeg GRADUATE PROGRAMME Of the 16 graduates accepted this year, only one is male 511 287 Sappi to combat artisan skills dearth with two new centres http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-to-combat-artisan-skills-dearth-with-two-new-training-centres-2018-07-27 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Education and Training Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492387 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739590_resized_sappingodwanamill0614duane10122jpg.jpeg ARTISAN TRAINING The two new training centres aim to combat the dearth of artisan skills in South Africa 511 287 Colliery Training College http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/colliery-training-college-2018-07-27 Creamer Media Reporter Education and Training Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493476 1532423313 1532642400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742188_resized_dime55311022.jpg 511 287 Outreach programme providing opportunities for participants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outreach-programme-providing-opportunities-for-participants-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Education and Training Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458172 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663190_resized_markusthill072017bosch1022.jpg MARKUS THILL The programme aims to ensure that children from various backgrounds have an opportunity to study robotics 511 287 Company to hold short courses and workshops this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-hold-short-courses-and-workshops-this-year-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Education and Training Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458337 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663484_resized_lourensjansenvanrensburg0717duane21022.jpg LOURENS JANSEN VAN RENSBURG I-CAT uses highly qualified and experienced facilitators to provide competency-based specialised training programmes 511 287 Education institutions struggling with connectivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-institutions-struggling-with-connectivity-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Education and Training Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458332 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663481_resized_riaangrahamsubsaharanafricasalesdirector072017ruckus1022.jpg RIAAN GRAHAM Connectivity to the Internet is essential and if it is available at a school, WiFi can be used to distribute access to the students 511 287 First red-seal toolmaker certificates handed over http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-red-seal-toolmaker-certificates-handed-over-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Education and Training Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457863 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662502_resized_groupphoto062017nationaltoolinginitiativeprogramme1022.jpeg SEAL OF APPROVAL The first cohort of graduates received their red-seal toolmaker occupational certificates last month 511 287 More engineers needed to support local projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-engineers-needed-to-support-local-project-pipeline-2017-06-30 Robyn Wilkinson Education and Training Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455621 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657012_resized_engineeringregulatorybodyecsaceosiphomadonsela0820161022.jpg SIPHO MADONSELA Developing and sustaining a relevant, transformed, competent and internationally recognised engineering profession is critical in meeting South Africa’s socioeconomic goals 511 287 Not enough high school mathematics and science graduates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/not-enough-high-school-mathematics-and-science-graduates-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Education and Training Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458439 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663723_resized_bhpbillitonasahillsideeducationchessprogramcommunity1022.jpg NECESSARY FOUNDATIONS Mathematics and science abilities cannot suddenly be learnt, without foundations in analytical skills 511 287 Colliery Training College http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/colliery-training-college-2017-07-28 Zandile Mavuso Education and Training Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458271 1500978066 1501192800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666398_resized_0000663328dieselmechs1022.jpg 511 287 Training facility to improve skills deficit in artisan industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-facility-to-improve-skills-deficit-in-artisan-industry-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Education and Training Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458347 1501233587 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663502_resized_fallarrestandrescuetraining072017skyridersaccessspecialists1022.jpg WORK AT HEIGHT Work at height is one of the most common safety risks at all sites 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69945_2017-07-14_skyriders_-_hd_web.mp426314988Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn gives a tour of their training facility, in Midrand. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn gives a tour of their training facility, in Midrand. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Software-defined storage allows schools to use commodity hardware to build storage pool http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-defined-storage-allows-schools-to-use-commodity-hardware-to-build-storage-pool-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Education and Training Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460011 1501246968 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667353_resized_derekrule072017suse1022.jpg DEREK RULE The global community of open-source software users and developers provides a constant stream of updates and improvements 511 287 Mentoring entrepreneurs produces sustainable businesses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mentoring-entrepreneurs-produces-sustainable-businesses-2016-07-22 Sascha Solomons Education and Training Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419257 1468914935 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Computer-based training tool developed for process operators http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/computer-based-training-tool-developed-for-process-operators-2016-07-22 Sascha Solomons Education and Training Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419205 1468914935 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566116_resized_operatorinterface21022.jpg COMPUTER-BASED TRAINING Is beneficial because expert knowledge of process engineers can be encapsulated in graphic format 511 287 Nurtured skills to benefit engineering sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/address-learner-performance-in-school-level-to-produce-more-engineers-2016-07-22 Sascha Solomons Education and Training Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419189 1468914935 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566095_resized_traininggroupphoto161022.jpg TEACH SOUTH AFRICA To address challenges in the engineering sector 511 287 Training courses improve engineering skills, businesses and future stability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-courses-improve-engineering-skills-businesses-and-future-stability-2016-07-22 Sascha Solomons Education and Training Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419286 1468914936 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566263_resized_gautengfoundrytrainingcentre.jpg SHORT COURSES Offer engineers quick and intense training sessions on specific topics 511 287 Scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education under spotlight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scholarship-of-teaching-and-learning-in-higher-education-under-spotlight-2016-07-22 Bruce Montiea Education and Training Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399102 1468914936 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000508971_resized_ukznannualteachinglearninginhighereducationconferenceresized.jpeg GATHERING FOR ACADEMIC DEBATE The Annual Teaching & Learning in Higher Education Conference will be taking place for the tenth time this year 511 287 Improved Stem curriculum can benefit engineering sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-stem-curriculum-can-benefit-engineering-sector-2016-07-22 Sascha Solomons Education and Training Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421379 1469182356 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Developing existing skills to benefit businesses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/developing-existing-skills-to-benefit-businesses-2016-07-22 Sascha Solomons Education and Training Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421383 1469182377 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local clean technology start-ups receive Unido support http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-clean-technology-start-ups-receive-unido-support-2015-07-24 David Oliveira Education and Training Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 376970 1437463349 1437688800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000444750_resized_windturbinesouthkorea1022bloomberg.jpg CLEANTECH RISING Semifinalists of Unido's Global Cleantech Innovation Programme undergo a training and mentorship programme to help develop their SMEs 511 287 Fake CPD courses tarnish good reputation of legitimate trainers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fake-cpd-courses-tarnish-good-reputation-of-legitimate-trainers-2015-07-24 David Oliveira Education and Training Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 376914 1437463349 1437688800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Company invests R6.7m in local skills development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-invests-r67m-in-local-skills-development-2015-07-24 David Oliveira Education and Training Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 376921 1437463349 1437688800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000444469_resized_educationandtrainingfeatureengnewspic021022.jpg MOULDING MINDS The Zest WEG Group has training facilities in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Rustenburg and most recently opened its Middelburg facility 511 287 Training provider identifies firm’s training needs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-firm-receives-skills-development-programme-support-2015-07-24 David Oliveira Education and Training Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 376937 1437463349 1437688800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000444522_resized_mg91961022.jpg CRADLE TO CAREER Afrika Tikkun Services strives to provide South Africa’s youth with the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty 511 287 Quality basic education needs to improve – ATI http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-basic-education-needed-to-address-artisan-shortage-2015-07-24 David Oliveira Education and Training Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0200 376924 1437463349 1437688800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000444487_resized_trainingadcorpjetparklaunch21741022.jpg IMPROVING THE ARTISAN The formation of two training certification bodies in 2010 will result in the quality of artisanal training improving significantly in the next two years 511 287 Effective training with welding simulator http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/effective-training-with-welding-simulator-2014-07-25 Bruce Montiea Education and Training Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0200 337176 1406013922 1406239200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000331200_resized_soldamaticresize.jpg WELDING PRECISION Theory must be accompanied by practical training to improve understanding 511 287 Science programmes aim to ignite interest http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/science-programmes-aim-to-ignite-interest-2014-07-25 Bruce Montiea Education and Training Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0200 337036 1406013922 1406239200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000331130_resized_sciexploresize.jpg DRILLING It SciExplo trains engineers and scientists from an early age 511 287 Training accompanied by experience http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/theoretical-training-needs-to-be-accompanied-by-work-experience-2014-07-25 Bruce Montiea Education and Training Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0200 337220 1406013922 1406239200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000331306_resized_seweurodriveresized.jpg WIDE EYED The competition aims to engage students and keep them interested in engineering. 511 287 Construction industry needs properly trained artisans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-industry-needs-properly-trained-artisans-2014-07-25 Bruce Montiea Education and Training Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0200 337163 1406013922 1406239200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000331441_resized_mbandrdeonlandmannresized.jpg DEON LANDMANN The association is open to any company in the construction industry 511 287 Training courses that bridge the engineering skills gap http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-courses-that-bridge-the-engineering-skills-gap-2014-07-25 Bruce Montiea Education and Training Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0200 335367 1406013922 1406239200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000326232_resized_alusaniresized.jpg IN THE CLASSROOM Alusani Skills & Training Network offers relevant training to engineers and construction professionals 511 287 Addressing challenges in SA’s education system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-education-week-addresses-challenges-within-the-countrys-educations-system-2013-07-26 Anine Kilian Education and Training Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 299138 1374561652 1374789600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Soft skills lacking in the workplace http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/soft-skills-lacking-in-the-workplace-2013-07-26 Anine Kilian Education and Training Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 299088 1374561652 1374789600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000245589_resized_alusanilead.jpg EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE DEVELOPMENT Companies should realise that there is nothing ‘soft’ about soft skills 511 287 IT company invests in development of South Africa’s ICT skills http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/it-company-invests-in-development-of-south-africas-ict-skills-2013-07-26 Anine Kilian Education and Training Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 299373 1374561652 1374789600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Assisting with local skills development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/assisting-with-local-skills-development-2013-07-26 Anine Kilian Education and Training Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 299082 1374561652 1374789600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Exceptional quality requires extraordinary skill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exceptional-quality-requires-extraordinary-skill-2013-07-26 Creamer Media Reporter Education and Training Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 300633 1374740946 1374789600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Focus on new nuclear materials to enhance security of fuel supply and safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-new-nuclear-materials-to-enhance-security-of-fuel-supply-and-safety-2013-07-26 Creamer Media Reporter Education and Training Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 300637 1374755055 1374789600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0