Desperately seeking engineers

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2009
TITLE AUTHOR(S): J.Roodt, M.Breier
KEYWORDS: ENGINEERS, SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, SOCCER WORLD CUP
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/April-2009/engineers
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 5741

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Abstract

The severe shortage of engineering profesionals in South Africa is putting great pressure on infrastructural growth prior to the 2010 World Cup. New research on the profession and education of engineering professionals found a number of disconcerting trends.