Atlas Copco implements learnership programme for disabled learners

Atlas Copco South Africa – a company that sells compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems – is offering learnership programmes to people with disabilities. In its most recent initiative, Atlas Copco is hosting 12 learners with disabilities from the Skills Development Corporation […]

Bold Moves sponsors five-day peer training

Jacques Lloyd, Sherwin Gerwell and Vernon Openshaw from Afrique Rehabilitation and Research Consultants NPC facilitated a five-day peer-support training event at Summit Rehab, Mediclinic Muelmed, Pretoria, in September. Ten Bold Moves members with spinal cord injuries (SCI) participated in the workshop, which covered various subjects, including peer support, communication skills […]

South Africans with disabilities overlooked in employment targets

The 17th Commission of Employment Equity report highlights the lack of progress in transforming South Africa’s workplace. Interestingly, there has been little mention of disability in the commentary that has followed. Tendai Khumalo, MD of Qunu Workforce, which provides disability solutions for companies and government, explains that while there is […]