Getting a job is still possible

Matriculants, whose chances of employment were previously practically nil, are receiving a new lease on life through Absa's Frontline Academy.

Matriculants, whose chances of employment were previously practically nil, are receiving a new lease on life through Absa's Frontline Academy.

Unemployed matriculants wishing to join the academy in Gauteng and North West should telephone Bianca on 011-250-7094 or send an e-mail to biancaca@absa.co.za.

A special group of parents are due to be honoured nationwide through the 2008 Absa and Sowetan Early Childhood Development (ECD) Awards in Gauteng in June.

Absa is running the yearly Early Childhood Development Awards together with Sowetan, the Aggrey Klaaste Nation Building Foundation, South African Congress for Early Childhood Development, Department of Education, Office of the Rights of the Child in the Presidency and SABC Education.

Provincial and national finalists and winners stand to win various prizes for achievement and excellence in categories including:

l ECD practitioner of the year;

l Home-based care centre of the year;

l Community-based care centre of the year; and

l For resource and training centre of the year.

Provincial eliminations take place in:

l Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, on May 15;

l Bloemfontein, Free State, on May 22;

l Mafikeng, North West, on May 23;

l Kimberley, Northern Cape, on May 29;

l East London, Eastern Cape, on June 5;

l Cape Town, Western Cape, on June 6;

l Polokwane, Limpopo, on June 13;

l Johannesburg, Gauteng, on June 19;

l Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, on June 20. - Victor Mecoamere

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