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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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Research outputs: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

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2014 Improving the fit: making the skills development levies act work better in South African national government departments

This article presents a case study of how the Skills Development Levies Act (SDLA) of 1999 (RSA, 1999) was implemented to drive skills devel...

2014 Towards understanding the distinctive nature of artisan training: implications for skills planning in South Africa

While all agree that increased artisan development is important, there is substantial disagreement about the scale and nature of demand for ...

2014 Responding to shifting demand for skills: how do we get firms and post-school education and training organisations to work together?

Firms in South Africa are challenged to upgrade their technology and to innovate so that they can become more productive and competitive in ...

2014 Understanding interactive capabilities for skills development in sectoral systems of innovation: a tentative framework

What the authors propose in this paper is a framework for analysing existing interaction and interactive capabilities in key sectoral system...