Leading-edge journalism and communications training across Africa

We offer a selection of 80 short courses in the following competence areas:

Research and Data

Writing: Content and Editing

Technical Production

Specialisations (like election reporting and public sector accounts)

Management and Strategy

Regulatory and Legal

Speak to your IAJ consultant to assess your training needs and we will design and deliver courses customised to your specific needs

THE IAJ OFFERS QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCREDITED SKILLS PROGRAMMES

Radio Station Management (157 credits)

Broadcast Engineering (120 credits)

Radio Production (159 credits)

Journalism (120 credits)

The IAJ has 208 unit standards (modules) which it can combine to deliver accredited credit-bearing skills programmes

THE IAJ OFFERS THE SHORT COURSES AT STANDARD, ADVANCED AND EXECUTIVE COACHING AND TRAINING LEVELS FROM ONE TO FIVE DAYS’ DURATION

The IAJ offers a full spectrum of innovative, hands-on, practical skills-training short courses of 1 to 5 day duration across all media platforms:

Print

On-line

Broadcast

Social Media

THE IAJ IS A PREMIERE MEDIA TRAINING SERVICE PROVIDER

We Service the following markets:

Government Departments

NGOs and Civil Society

State-owned Entities

Private Corporations

Community Media

Media houses

Trade Unions

WE STRIVE TO ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE AND QUALITY IN EVERYTHING WE DO

The IAJ has been accredited to provide skills programmes and has up to 208 unit standards (modules) which it can combine to deliver accredited credit-bearing skills programmes

The IAJ has grown with new expertise in French and Portuguese to address training requests from the African continent.

Our trainees occupy leading positions in the media and communications industry today

Our training facilitators are proven experts in their respective fields.

About the IAJ

The Institute for the Advancement of Journalism is an established journalism and communications training institute based in Johannesburg. The IAJ is a strong brand with a reputable board and tried and tested facilitators and strong partnerships.

We provide standard, advanced and executive training and coaching across all media platforms for journalists and communicators in all spheres of the media. We service the training needs of media houses, government departments, corporations and state-owned entities, trade unions, community media, NGOs and civil society.

The IAJ offers a full spectrum of innovative, hands-on, practical skills-training short courses of 1 to 5 day duration across all media platforms – print, on-line, broadcast and social media.

The IAJ offers over 80 short courses in the following competencies and knowledge areas:

  • Research and Data
  • Writing: Content and Editing
  • Technical Production
  • Specialisations (like election reporting, navigating the courts and public sector accounts and budgets)
  • Management and Strategy
  • Regulatory and Legal

It also offers the following four accredited Higher Certificate (NQF Level 5) programmes which are certificated and credit-bearing:

  • Radio Station Management (157 credits)
  • Broadcast Engineering (120 credits)
  • Radio Production (159 credits)
  • Journalism (120 credits)

The IAJ has been accredited to provide skills programmes and has up to 208 unit standards (modules) which it can combine to deliver accredited credit-bearing skills programmes.  This arrangement enables prospective clients to choose accredited programmes as is relevant to their immediate or select training needs.

During its 25 years of operation, the IAJ trained over 10,000 media and communication professionals in SA and across the African continent.   This work involved the IAJ servicing the training needs of approximately 1,500 organisations and individuals.

Many of the journalists and communicators trained now occupy leading positions in the media and communications industry today. Through our training we uphold the highest standards of professional codes of conduct and journalism ethics.

IAJ training facilitators are proven experts in their respective fields and the IAJ has grown with new expertise in French and Portuguese to address training requests from the African continent.

The IAJ would like to see journalism advanced through credible skills, debates, insights, perspectives and critical thinking that are appropriate to where SA and the continent are at the moment.

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#MondayMotivation ‘I couldn’t be paralysed by other people’s expectations. We all have to fly - birds fly in their own way, they don’t borrow wings. You can’t borrow each other’s wings, you can fly because we were made to fly.’ - Iman Rappetti

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News Articles

#CBFA-NMCFF in Partnership with IAJ & NAB on 18 June 2018 (12:00 – 16:30)
@ Market Theatre Foundation, Newtown (Market Photo Workshop Auditorium)

 

 

Upcoming IAJ Events

 

What’s happening at IAJ  and Where it’s happening

DATE: 19- 20 September 2018

Event Title: Conference

Time: 8:30 am –  4:00 am

Email: info@iaj.org.za

Venue: GCIS,cnr Frances Baard and Festival Street, Hatfield, Pretoria

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