The Critical Skills list, soon to be published, will not enhance the skills base of the South African workforce in its current form, and generations of SA children will lose out on educational opportunities as a result, says Leon Isaacson.
If the goal of Immigration Policy and a smooth functioning
Immigration Management System are the desired structure to facilitate the
movement of skills and capital into South Africa to grow our human resources
and create competitive advantage and excellence, then we still have a way to
Such a system will require extensive education of the public and clear and positive support from our political leaders and civil servants.