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Research outputs: SKILLS SHORTAGE

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2009 Skills shortages in South Africa: case studies of key professions

South Africa's skills shortages are widely regarded as a key factor preventing the achievement of targeted growth rates. There is some dispu...

2009 Introduction


2009 Engineering professionals

This study on engineering professionals has been produced at a crucial juncture in the history of engineering in South Africa. The country ...

2009 Nurses

This chapter has six parts. Part one investigates the different media and stakeholders' assertions that there is a shortage of nurses. Part...