4IR Technologies South Africa needs

I recently presented at a National Science and Technology Forum discussion titled “Technology transfer in manufacturing and minerals processing – 4IR technologies South Africa needs to acquire”
I took a different view and did not promote any specific technologies but rather the need for infrastructure and regulatory frameworks that will allow any manufacturers in South Africa to take advantage of 4IR. Obviously course skills development forms an integral part of the framework suggested.Read More

Skills in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The shortage of skills in South Africa has become a core issue in discussions on economic growth, service delivery, social development and productivity and has resulted in skills shortages being at the heart of many government strategies. These skill shortages have continued, and in some cases escalated, despite a number of policy interventions designed to develop and improve the skills of the South African existing and future workforce. Read More