Cape Talk Interview: Demand-led skills training for young people

Bridget Hannah, Innovation Director at the DG Murray Trust discusses the importance of demand-led skills training for young people and why it should be a top priority for our new government. Demand-led skilling is an approach to skills development in which training and education programmes are designed based on the current and future needs of […]

SAFM Interview: Demand-led skills training for young people

“We need to create a sense of energy and excitement among young people so that they feel like the skills they’re getting will make them employable and increase their chances of finding work”. So says Bridget Hannah, DGMT Innovation Director during a recent interview on SAFM. She was talking about the importance of demand-led skills […]

Hands-on Learning Issue 27

Through the newly rebranded edition of our Hands-on Learning publication developed in June 2023, we hope to play a helpful role in synthesising information from innovators and implementers in civil society, supporting them to share what they have learnt so that others can draw from and build on their experiences. Putting children first: What can […]

Learning Brief – Wraparound support for young people

South Africa’s youth bulge is significant and in an election year, we are reminded that young people have the power to shape South Africa’s future. Yet a third of young people are not in education, employment or training (NEET) due to the multiple and complex barriers that young people face in accessing and seizing opportunities. […]

Learning Brief – Productive communities

DGMT’s investment in agroecology seeks to respond to malnutrition, youth unemployment and food insecurity at the household level in a given community. We are interested in learning from civil society organisations (CSOs) focused on building sustainable local food systems, while enabling the transfer of skills and knowledge about agroecological farming practices and entrepreneurship. This brief […]

The Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation Leading for Humanity programme

CapeTalk continues to highlight the 2024 cohort of the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation’s Leading for Humanity Programme. On 17 April they spoke to Bridget Hannah, DGMT Innovation Director, who leads the portfolio, ‘All young people on pathways to productivity.

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