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Minister Blade NzimandeReal Centre Anniversary Keynote Address. In this address, Minister Nzimande speaks about the role of research in the changing world of work.
Minister Thulas NxesiMinister Thulas Nxesi | Real Centre Anniversary Keynote Address.
Skills for just transitions and the future of workInsights from REAL’s research on skills for just transitions and the changing world of work.
Dr Lolwana | Dr RamsarupMr Dicks: 10 Yrs of Researching Youth Transitions from Education to Work. This panel looks backwards to understand why and how Wits founded the REAL Centre and its achievements over its 10- year history, as well as forward to REAL’s research trajectory and its connection to national priorities in the changing world of work and an increasingly unequal society.
Beyond Supply and Demand of skillsSkills planning is important, but hard to get right. Over the past ten years, REAL has conducted various pieces of research highlighting the complexity of the ideas of planning and matching the worlds of skills and the worlds of work. From our 10 year celebration.
Celebrating REAL booksWits celebrates that amongst its strong publication track record, REAL has produced 5 books exploring various aspects of education and work relationships. This cocktail party is a moment to share brief insights about each book’s contribution and celebrate Wits’ contribution to knowledge in an important area of research.
Panel: A Conversation With Faculties of EducationChair: Prof Garth Stevens, Wits Dean of Humanities, Prof Juliet Perumal, Wits School of Education, Prof Azeem Badroodien, UCT School of Education, Dr Muki Moeng, Executive Dean - Nelson Mandela University, and Prof Volker Wedekind, Nottingham School of Education.