Adrian Schofield

Struggle to fill thousands of ICT vacancies persists in SA

While the local ICT sector has adapted to the changes caused by the pandemic, the industry continues to struggle to fill tens of thousands of ICT vacancies.
Sibahle Malinga
Jul 6, 2021

How has COVID-19 affected SA's ICT skills shortage?

ICT professionals are reminded to take part in the ICT skills survey, conducted by the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering and the IITPSA.
Jan 17, 2019

How Facebook can become a better public forum

Researchers from the University of Oxford and Stanford University argue Facebook should make changes to aid democracy and free speech.
Oct 17, 2018

SA's education system can't fill ICT skills gap

Survey highlights lack of investment as impacting on readiness of school leavers to engage sector.
Dec 15, 2017

eLearning Africa looks to unite continent in 2018

Ongoing skills shortages in ICT, digitalisation among several challenges to be raised at next year's conference.

SA has to position ICT as a viable career path for learners

Low interest in acquiring ICT skills (not the cost of training) is leading cause of skills shortage in the country, claims JCSE survey.

Fees not main obstacle to ICT skills development

Survey indicates corporate sponsorship and lack of interest among school leavers are more serious issues.

SA ICT skills development at the mercy of political will

2017 JCSE ICT Skills Survey shows that SA is losing ground to African counterparts and continues to grapple with economic and political uncertainty.
Feb 6, 2017

eLearning deal targets 10m students

eLearnAfrica and the Association of African Universities (AAU) have entered into a partnership to provide eLearnAfrica's services to AAU member universities.
Jul 21, 2016

Survey of SA's ICT skills finds more of the same

The 7th edition of JCSE Skills Survey calls for a coordinated and cohesive effort to tackle South Africa's worsening ICT skills shortage.

Kenya's ICT Practitioners Bill 2016 denounced

Proposed legislation comes under heavy criticism, with lawmakers and industry analysts predicting amendments.
Apr 4, 2016

ICT stakeholders worried about SA's basic education

Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) 2016 ICT skills survey launched to find out if South Africa is still falling behind its Africa counterparts.