Small businesses make a big difference

The economic disruption and lockdown restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have delivered devastating blows to South Africa’s already ailing economy. Millions of jobs have already been lost and bankruptcies and closures of businesses continue unabated despite government interventions. 

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Student leader is a true MOTivator

False Bay TVET College students seem to have a knack for electing inspirational leaders. Public Management student and current Vice-President of the Student Representative Council, Darren Maybe, became the latest in a long line of student leaders to be recognised when he was awarded the annual MOT Are Hovstad Award at the MOT Annual General Meeting on 30 June 2021.

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Sometimes the right choice is pretty obvious

There’s no denying that COVID-19 has rocked the economy. Companies that were around since before we were born have closed, the national airline has been grounded, and the transport industry was literally brought to a standstill when workers were told to stay at home. The global economy has slowed, reducing exports, forcing prices lower and drying up demand. Sales in many industries are lower as people try to save more and spend less.

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False Bay TVET College rolls out Peer-to-Peer Educators Programme with great success

Adolescents and young adults globally seem to prefer electronic communication with peers to verbal, real-time, in-person interaction. The youth seem to be constantly communicating, thumbs flying through texts to multiple friends on their ubiquitous smartphones.

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Aphiwe wins one for Westlake

Westlake Campus CBMT lecturer, Mr Aphiwe Adonisi, and other False Bay TVET College lecturers participated in the four-month-long Project-Based Teaching and Learning Programme for artisan trades. The programme is supported by the Department of Higher Education & Training, GIZ and Skills Development for the Green Economy (SD4GE) II. 

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