Brand South Africa 'Play Your Part' Ambassadors inspire Cape Town learners
Brand South Africa 'Play Your Part' Ambassadors inspire Cape Town learners

Brand South Africa, the official marketing agency of the country, together with Play Your Part Ambassadors, comedy trio Goliath and Goliath, inspired hundreds of leaners from Ravensmead Secondary School earlier this week.

Issued by Brand South Africa 19 hours ago

Ubambiswano: Unlocking the collective power of collective impact for our schools
Ubambiswano: Unlocking the collective power of collective impact for our schools

Can schools, on their own, see to the cognitive and psycho-social development of all our children?

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 days ago

Newly built school opened in Soweto
Newly built school opened in Soweto

The Gauteng Department of Education has opened a new school in Soweto worth more than R57 million in an effort to ensure state-of-the-art infrastructure is provided to previously under-serviced communities.

3 days ago

Government to phase in digitised textbooks from next year
Government to phase in digitised textbooks from next year

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the department is ready to phase in digitised textbooks from next year.

3 days ago

FemiTI to stem drop-out rates of Ghanaian girls
FemiTI to stem drop-out rates of Ghanaian girls

A reported 75% of girls in Ghana attend primary school, but there's a significant drop in girls in high school and college. Research by the World Wide Web Foundation further revealed that women in poor urban areas in developing countries are 50% less likely to use the internet than men. The DreamOval Foundation believes these gap can be bridged through the active development of women by introducing them to STEM-related programmes.

3 days ago

14 business ideas for students who want to start a side hustle
14 business ideas for students who want to start a side hustle

"When it comes to business ideas for learners (university students), the biggest tip I can give is to look at your circumstances and environment and try to identify where the biggest challenges are," says Jalal Ghiassi-Razavi, association director at the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation.

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 14 Feb 2019

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School-Days, Dis-Chem award R100k in bursaries

To celebrate the launch of the Dis-Chem For Youth card, School-Days recently gave four young South Africans - who are the winners of its bursary competition - R25,000 bursaries to use towards education fees. The Dis-Chem For Youth card is a new Dis-Chem rewards programme tailored to 18-25 year-olds.

14 Feb 2019

5 ways mobile technology will transform education
5 ways mobile technology will transform education

Mobile technology has transformed the way we live and work, and it can be expected to rapidly change the ways in which children learn as smartphones and tablets become more widely accepted at primary and high schools. By putting a powerful computer in every learner's schoolbag or pocket, smartphones could play an important role in improving educational outcomes in a country where so many schools are under-resourced.

By Ernst Wittmann 13 Feb 2019

DBE concerned over looming strike
DBE concerned over looming strike

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has expressed concern at the looming nationwide strike that is set to take place on Wednesday.

12 Feb 2019

No plans to close Rhodes due to water crisis
No plans to close Rhodes due to water crisis

Rhodes University has refuted reports that it is about to shut down due to a water crisis.

12 Feb 2019

Monitoring and Evaluation Programme for Public Sector
Monitoring and Evaluation Programme for Public Sector

The main aim of this programme is to equip participants with skills to undertake Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) functions. The imparted skills will assist participants with the knowledge to design relevant M&E frameworks and engage in practical applications of M&E systems.

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 12 Feb 2019

How to prepare leaders of tomorrow, today
How to prepare leaders of tomorrow, today

"Our greatest challenge is to create jobs for the unemployed of today, while preparing workers for the jobs of tomorrow." President Cyril Ramaphosa's 2019 SONA speech.

Issued by TSIBA 12 Feb 2019

Tourism SMMEs and students cross pollinate skills
Tourism SMMEs and students cross pollinate skills

A partnership between Cape Town Tourism and the Tourism and Events Management Department at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) aims at cross-pollinating skills development between small-, medium- and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs) and students.

12 Feb 2019