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#Mandela100: Using the spirit of Ubuntu to address knowledge gaps on Wikipedia

Wikimania 2018, held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time from 18 to 22 July 2018, highlighted clear links to Nelson Mandela's legacy and how we can all help put African knowledge on top as Wikipedia aims to create greater knowledge equity into 2030.

By Leigh Andrews 8 hours ago

UJ's Enactus project uses coop system to empower women in the textile sector
UJ's Enactus project uses coop system to empower women in the textile sector

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) recently presented its African Stitch Secondary Cooperative Enactus project at the Enactus South Africa National Competition, which was held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The project is aimed at addressing the challenges women face in the textile sector.

12 hours ago

R5m in bursaries available from Bursary Lottery
R5m in bursaries available from Bursary Lottery

Bursarylottery.co.za - suitably launched on Mandela Day by local entrepreneur and chairman of the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business, Rob Stokes - aims to connect South African students with financial assistance options to further their education.

1 day ago

#Mandela100: Education can produce many Mandelas
#Mandela100: Education can produce many Mandelas

Nelson Mandela once said education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

1 day ago

#Mandela100: Mandela Centennial Scholarship Programme launched
#Mandela100: Mandela Centennial Scholarship Programme launched

The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) in partnership with Gra├ža Machel Trust (GMT) and the Africa Leadership University (ALU) will today, 18 July, announce the 100 pan-African scholars who will be the first recipients of the Mandela Centennial Scholarship Programme.

2 days ago

#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready
#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet recently partnered with Better SA to host a collaborative volunteer event to help address youth unemployment in SA. Celebrating what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, the partnership went beyond the traditional 67 minutes of volunteerism, gathering 72 volunteers to help youths from local development organisations change their stars.

2 days ago

How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future
How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future

It's no longer news that artificial intelligence (AI) will be a driving force behind the Fourth Industrial Revolution, with the global economic returns of this revolution expected to be in the region of about $16 trillion.

By Zoaib Hoosen 2 days ago

How we fail our learners and what we can do about it
How we fail our learners and what we can do about it

Educational psychologists have identified four instinctive types of learning:

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 16 Jul 2018

L-R: AECOM Educational Trust bursary recipients Tshilidzi Bridget Lutsinge, Nokubonga Lady-Peace Nxumalo, and Keabetswe Beverly Sehoole
AECOM Trust prioritises women empowerment with 3 more bursary recipients

AECOM is providing financial assistance to young women in previously disadvantaged communities, awarding bursaries through its Educational Trust.

16 Jul 2018

Apply now for 6-month internship at Boeing in Seattle
Apply now for 6-month internship at Boeing in Seattle

Boeing is calling all students interested in a career in aerospace to apply for its fully paid, six-month International Business Intern Programme (IBIP), based in Seattle, Washington.

16 Jul 2018

Opportunity for accounting academics to show off their innovative teaching methods
Opportunity for accounting academics to show off their innovative teaching methods

The days of academics simply lecturing from behind a podium while students take notes are long gone. Today, they need to embrace creativity and innovation to disseminate information, impart knowledge and develop skills in future professionals.

16 Jul 2018

TETA bursaries window open
TETA bursaries window open

As part of its skills development initiatives Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) awards bursaries annually for studies aligned to critical and scarce skills identified in the transport sector. Bursary awards are categorised according to sector requirements, with due consideration of the National Skills Development Plan compiled by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Issued by Eskilz College 13 Jul 2018

Explore Data Science Academy offers 400 free internships in 2019
Explore Data Science Academy offers 400 free internships in 2019

Registration is now open for Explore Data Science Academy's (EDSA) 12-month Accredited Skills Data Science Programme. The institution is offering 400 internships for the programme in 2019. The Cape Town-based academy will also open a campus in Gauteng next year to accommodate its expanding student base.

13 Jul 2018