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KFC Does Disability Right

October 24 2018 By Progression

Less than 1% of South African's with disabilities are employed, KFC want to change this. Disability was at the forefront of KFC's agenda on the 2ndof October 2018,as thebrandlaunched its first Disability Day.  The room was buzzing with excitement as employees listened attentively to the opening speech given by Tarun Lal, General Manager at KFC Af...

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Mpho Shines as October's Butterfly of the Month

October 11 2018 By Progression

Progression is elated to award the title of "Butterfly of the Month" for the month of October to a very special learner, Mpho Mahada. Mpho joined the Progression team in July 2018 and is placed in the Training Department under her mentor, Alana Perumal, Progression's Training Manager. Mpho is currently completing her Business Administration NQF 4 L...

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Celebrating Success with Sun International's Disability Strategy

April 04 2018 By Progression

With a total of 19 resorts, luxury hotels and casinos, Sun International is the leader in the gaming, hospitality and entertainment sector. The Sun International brand is world renowned and exudes opulence, enduring quality and incredible adventure. We were therefore completely humbled when Sun International chose Progression as their Disability Ex...

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Bringing Disability Awareness to You

August 31 2018 By Progression

According to the B-BBEE codes of good practice, 2% of South Africa's workforce should be represented by people living with a disability, however, only 1 % of our workforce is made up of this. This low representation of people with disabilities in the workplace may be a result of many factors, including the lack of awareness and knowledge on how to ...

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Another Success Story - Xolisile Ngaleka

August 28 2018 By Progression

“Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.” – Tim Fargo Progression is elated to share in the success of one of our learners, Xolisile Ngaleka, who has been nominated for Woman of the Month at Wordworks for her excellent work in early literacy in Early Childhood Development (ECD). Additionally, Xoli has been nominated a...

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Butterfly Of The Month July 2018 - Bongiwe Khumalo

July 02 2018 By Progression Butterfly Of The Month

This month we celebrate Bongiwe Khumalo as our Butterfly of the Month for the month of July. Bongiwe is currently completing her End-User NQF Level 3 learnership through HKA Global. Bongiwe is being hosted at Progression for the duration of her learnership and is currently working in the Project Management department under her mentor, Zama Mkhize,...

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Siyasizas Celebrate Their Great Achievement

June 15 2018 By Progression

Did you know that 80% of the brain in developed within the first 1000 days of a child's life? Or that, according to the Statistician-General's report, 47% of children aged 0 - 6 do not receive early childhood learning. Five learners who recently graduated from their Early Childhood Development (ECD) learnership aim to change this. Mpume Nzimakwe,...

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Rise - It's a Movement.

May 28 2018 By Candice Lambert

It is with great pride and excitement that we announce the official launch of Rise. The organisation, which is a subsidiary of Progression, was born from a passion for people and creating opportunities within communities in South Africa. Our various projects offer corporates an effective and sustainable way of meeting Socio-Economic Development (SE...

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Butterfly of the Month - March 2018

March 15 2018 By Progression Butterfly Of The Month

This month we share the story of Yamkelwa Mbelebele as we celebrate her success in our Butterfly of the Month feature. Yamkelwa started her journey with Progression in July 2017 as she embarked on her Business Administration NQF 4 Learnership. Combined with her workplace experience, this learnership has given Yamkelwa the opportunity to, in her wor...

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10% off Awareness & Sensitisation Workshops

February 08 2018 By Progression

With National Epilepsy Week (12 to 18 February) as well as International Epilepsy Day (12 February) on our doorstep, it’s time to take a closer look at the condition that affects one out of every 100 South Africans and explore the issues around disclosure. In celebration of this commemorative week, Progression is offering a 10% discount on o...

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WSP and ATR : The What, The How and The Why

February 05 2018 By Progression

The WSP and ATR submission deadline is the 30th of April 2018. Preparing and submitting these documents can be very time-consuming, confusing and stressful. Progression is able to assist you and will ensure the process is painless and effective. We are also running an exciting promotion - Get 10% off all learnerships when you do your WSP ...

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Babcock success story - Not just ticking the box but working towards sustainable transformation.

January 15 2018 By Progression

With an extensive footprint in Southern Africa and 125 years of service excellence, Babcock partners in the management of critically important assets that help to bring power to our homes and businesses, carry out work for infrastructure growth and enable the long-haul collection and delivery of goods within Southern Africa. When Babcock approache...

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Butterflies of the Month Show the Way to Success.

December 14 2017 By Progression

Progression was elated to attend the recent graduation of 3 remarkable learners who have reached every learner’s ultimate goal - moving from learner to permanent employee. Colin Gooderham, Kutlwano Molebatsi and Lebogang Lekwana are our Butterflies of the Month for December and January. These learners started their journey at Babcock fo...

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Is HIV/AIDS a Disability?

December 01 2017 By Justene Smith

For the past 28 years, the 1st of December has been commemorated as World AIDS Day, highlighting the plight of the pandemic and also celebrating the momentous strides made in combating the virus.  On its 29th anniversary, under the theme, "The Right to Health", the day's focus will be on raising awareness and educating people on the Human Immunode...

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Butterfly of the Month November 2017

November 20 2017 By Progression

We would like to congratulate Fatima Kungunde as November's Butterfly of the Month. Fatima is in the process of completing her Business Administration NQF 4 learnership in the Dispatch department of Multotec (PTY) Ltd. According to Fatima, through her learnership, she has achieved many things that seemed impossible in the past. "Personally, I have ...

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Let's Talk Mental Health | Conference Breakdown

November 20 2017 By Progression

Johannesburg, November 7 2017. A vast majority of South Africans experiencing a mental illness are not afforded treatment largely due to a lack of resources in our health care system. This came out at the 6th annual Disability Conference hosted by equity solutions company, Progression in Johannesburg. Research shows that as much as 85 percent of...

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Progression partners with NPO Siyakwazi in community development initiative

November 20 2017 By Progression

October marked Social Development Month. This year it is commemorated under the theme, “Working Together to Build Caring and Sustainable Communities for All”. In celebration of Social Development Month, Progression invites organisations to give back to the community through our exciting new project. Progression has partnered with Earl...

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Boost your B-BBEE Scorecard with Progression's Disability Rights Awareness Month Promotion

October 11 2017 By Progression

In celebration of the upcoming National Disability Rights Awareness Month, Progression will be offering a free Disability Awareness Day (valued at R30 000) to clients who sign off on the below learnerships. T's&C's apply. Business Administration NQF 2 This qualification is for any individual who is, or wishes to be, involved in the administra...

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Disability Day: What Is It and Why Is It Important for My Organisation?

October 09 2017 By Progression

With many companies striving towards diversifying their workforce, people with disabilities are becoming increasingly integrated into organisations. Yet, despite these efforts, workplaces remain largely inaccessible to people with disabilities, with physical and attitudinal barriers still presenting a major challenge. Creating awareness around dis...

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Bringing Disability Awareness to the Workplace

September 14 2017 By Progression

 "There is no greater disability in society, than the inability to see the person as more." - Robert M. Hensel Progression's new film provides a valuable and cost-effective way to bring disability awareness to your organisation. Disability in the workplace, as well as in society itself, is a topic surrounded by stigma, apprehension and countless...

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