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Premier's Council on Skills

29 July 2012

The second Premier's Council on Skills was hosted and chaired by the Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, on 17 July 2012. The purpose of this council is to ensure that all of the relevant skills development role players within the province gather in one space to discuss areas of potential economic growth and to look at how to develop the skills required to meet the demand created by this growth.

Future growth areas identified and discussed at the PCS were the Green Economy, Broadband, Artisan Development and Entrepreneurial Skills. The following presentations were delivered by representatives from these sectors, and are available for download:

Presentations on the Green Economy:

Presentation on Broadband:

Presentations on Artisan Development:

Presentations on Entrepreneurial Skills:

Other Inputs Received from:

  • Dr Florus Prinsloo - Technical Advisor on Artisan Training to the Minister of Department of Higher Education and Training
  • Cape IT Initiative - for more information on this organisation visit
  • Green Talent - for more information on this company visit/contact
  • AEG - for more information on this company visit
  • Bandwidth Barn - for more information on this company visit
  • Shuttleworth Foundation - for more information on this organisation visit
  • FET Colleges - for more information on FET colleges visit
  • SETAs - for more information on SETAs visit