Tag: Green College Initiative

  • Greening TVET Colleges Initiative

    From individual competence development to institutional change

    South Africa has embarked on a major policy drive to invest in a green economy. The green economy has the potential to be a new engine of growth, a net generator of decent jobs and a vital strategy to reduce poverty. It has been identified as a key sector for employment creation with the potential for creating at least 300,000 additional direct jobs by 2020. New green jobs are particularly expected in the fields of natural resource management, waste management, green energy generation and energy and resource efficiency as well as emission and pollution mitigation. The importance of developing employees for sustainable development in these fields through technical and vocational education and training is thus undisputed.
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