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Research outputs: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

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2022 Municipal skills and capacity assessment study: views from municipal officials at eight South African municipalities

There are growing concerns over the capability of the state to deliver services to its constituents. The National Development Plan (NDP) ide...

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2021 Ngaka Modiri Molema municipality: case study report

This report presents the findings of the assessment on skills and capacity of entry-level, mid-level and senior-level municipal officials in...

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2021 Fezile Dabi District Municipality case study report: public officials' skills and capacity assessment

Fezile Dabi District Municipality is located in the northern part of the Free State province and is 20 829.1 km?? in size. It is situated in...

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2021 The role of skills and capacity in service delivery challenges in Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality

Mangaung is one of the eight metropolitan municipalities in South Africa. It was founded as a Metro in 2011. Prior to that, it was a local m...

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