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Call for proposal: Water RDI Roadmap Skills Mapping Study

You are cordially invite you to submit a proposal in response to the attached “Water RDI Roadmap Skills Mapping” Terms of Reference. This project must focus on understanding water sector skills demand, mapping and analysing the water sector postgraduate training landscape, mapping the water short course training landscape and updating the Water RDI Capability Map.

November 25th, 2018|Categories: New Developments|Tags: |

Climate Smart Agriculture

This report captures the findings of a study that considered the green skill implications for transitioning towards climate-smart agricultural practice in the Western Cape, as part of the Green Skills Project. Agriculture is a cornerstone of the South African economy and is vital for human and social well-being. Agricultural production is tied to natural resources

May 28th, 2018|Categories: New Developments|

Skills for Green Public Supply Chain Management

To drive the green economy, government, business, labour and civil society need to create new ways of doing business. It is in this context that National Treasury’s commitment to use the annual R500 billion public sector expenditure on goods and services to support government’s strategic priorities could make a significant contribution to sustainable development. In

December 12th, 2016|Categories: New Developments|

New Ranger Qualification

The SADC region has a new qualification for Rangers, said to be the first of its kind in the world.  The Anti-Poaching Ranger Qualification aims to equip rangers with world class skills to fight biodiversity crime, to cut out spurious training, and to give the entry-level practitioner a measure of pride and, hopefully, a career

July 18th, 2016|Categories: New Developments|

Critical Realism and Green Skills Research

Routledge recently published Critical Realism, Environmental Learning and Social Ecological Change, edited by Dr Leigh Price and Prof Heila Lotz-Sisitka. This book introduces a decade of mainly southern African critical realist environmental education research and thinking on the question: "How can we facilitate learning processes that will lead to the flourishing of the Earth's people

UCT Study into High Tec Skills for the REIPPP

“The single most successful Public Private Partnership on the African continent for the past 20 years”. This has been the national and international acclaim for South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPP), which has already yielded billions of dollars of direct investment and generated more than 5 GW of energy. An integral

February 5th, 2016|Categories: New Developments|Tags: , , |

SARChI Chair will Research Green Skills

Rhodes University Professor Heila Lotz-Sisitka has been awarded a prestigious Tier 1 SARChI Chair under the National Research Foundation’s South African Research Chair Initiative. This research chair will focus on learning pathways for green skills and transformative social learning more broadly. Announced in August 2015, the Chair is aligned with the Department of Science and