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News on New Studies

Are you planning or doing a green skills study? Why not share your projects and plans with a wider community? Read here about some of the studies that experienced and emerging young researchers are planning for 2016. Some are academic studies, and others inform Sector Skills Plans. We think they are all interesting!

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

Sharing the New Knowledge Field

In the wake of ‘fees must fall’ protests on campuses around the country, SAFM’s Enviro Show host Nancy Richards spoke to us about access for young people to green skills and green jobs. Follow this link to hear Dr Najma Mohamed of the Development Bank of Southern Africa and Prof Heila Lotz-Sisitka of Rhodes University

December 4th, 2015|Categories: Report-backs|
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Input Required on the Concept of ‘Demand’

A lot has been written on the mismatch between the supply of skills and demand for skills – skills in this case being people with environmental qualifications and experience. It is clear that this is not a simple matter - for while employers lament a lack of suitably skilled people, graduates say they can’t find work.

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The Green Skills Research Symposium – 11 June 2015

The Green Skills Research Symposium at the Wits School of Education Centre for Researching Education and Labour on 11 June 2015 was attended by 42 participants from 22 organisations. The event marked the start of a New Knowledge Field Development project funded by the National Research Foundation, which will map out and review green skills

July 9th, 2015|Categories: Events|

Welcome to Green Skills

The site is brand new – please send suggestions for content and activity. We welcome your news about green skills initiatives and developments on the national or international front. Email us to contribute.

July 6th, 2015|Categories: New Developments|
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