The National Skills Authority in conjunction with the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande is convening National Skills Conference to be attended by all stakeholders in the post-school education and training system. The conference is scheduled to take place on the 23 and 24 March 2017 at St Georges Hotel in Irene, Pretoria. 1000 delegates will be invited to take part in this Conference to ensure high level discussion and maximum stakeholder participation.
The objectives of the conference are as follows:
- Strengthening the skills development system to enhance productive and decent work for current and future socio-economic growth and development
- Unpacking the strategy principles of the proposed New National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) in the context of current economic challenges as well as opportunities presented through the National Development Plan (NDP) and other National Growth & Development Strategies
- Deepening the understanding of opportunities for synchronisation and collaboration between post school education and training institutions and skills development bodies
- Creating a platform for a strengthened social partnership model for planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of skills development
- Positioning skills development to address rising youth unemployment
The skills conference is a national event that brings together key players within industry, SETAs, Labour, Education and Training Providers, Community Organisations, Government Departments responsible for Human Resource Development and other strategic agencies and organisation such as South African Qualification Authority, the Council for Higher Education, Quality Council for Trades and Occupations, etc.
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