Moulding employable graduates


Further Education and Training (FET) should strive to achieve three goals: making graduates employable; creating a diverse workforce; and meeting the needs of the country’s economy.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been dubbed the era of disruptive technology. As the world becomes more and more connected, its complexity exponentially increases. Complex problems require more implicit knowledge and analytical thinking, and implicit knowledge can only be shared through conversations and observation.


A focus on these global shifts is crucial if the goals are to be met. Knowledge-sharing and narration of work make implicit knowledge more visible. Transparent work processes foster innovation, with the recognition that learning is part of work, not separate from it. Taking care of business means taking care of learning.

Workplace readiness is…

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Read this article by Gizelle McIntyre, Director, The Institute of People Development (IPD), as well as a host of other topical management articles written by professionals, consultants and academics in the August/September 2017 edition of BusinessBrief.

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