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eLearning Africa launches training programme for farming, food sectors in Africa
eLearning Africa launches training programme for farming, food sectors in Africa

eLearning Africa has announced that, for the first time, its event will include a special programme of seminars, discussions and debates about learning and training for Africa's farming and food sector...

3 days ago

Key take outs from Global Education Skills Forum (GESF) 2019
Key take outs from Global Education Skills Forum (GESF) 2019

Dorcas Dube, from Symphonia and Media Booth shares key takeouts from the Global Education Skills Forum in Dubai which took place from the 22nd to the 24th of March 2019...

By Dorcas Dube 3 days ago

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Botho University creates distance learning programmes in Nigeria

Botswana's Botho University has launched distance learning programmes in Nigeria, following on the success of its four campuses in three SADC region countries...

3 days ago

Apply now for Shoprite 2019 bursary
Apply now for Shoprite 2019 bursary

Shoprite is still accepting bursary applications for the 2019 academic year...

17 Apr 2019

How sports could be the ticket to US university admission
How sports could be the ticket to US university admission

Competition for spots at globally top-ranked institutions is steep and fees are high, but South African sports stars can leverage their athletic abilities to land a place and funding for the likes of Stanford, Michigan and Duke universities...

17 Apr 2019

Mentorship programme launched for aspiring nail technicians
Mentorship programme launched for aspiring nail technicians

Looking Good LCN, a South African cosmetics manufacturer and beauty service trainer, has launched a 3-month mentorship programme aimed at aspiring nail technicians...

17 Apr 2019

SAQA welcomes NQF Amendment Bill
SAQA welcomes NQF Amendment Bill

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) has commended the role players who have worked to get the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Bill through Parliamentary processes...

16 Apr 2019

R500m skills development project for Eastern Cape
R500m skills development project for Eastern Cape

About 2,000 ex-mineworkers, the youth and Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) beneficiaries in the Eastern Cape are set to benefit from a new skills development training...

16 Apr 2019

SAP Skills for Africa provides life-long career paths
SAP Skills for Africa provides life-long career paths

The SAP Skills for Africa programme celebrated the graduation of its 13th class, at a ceremony hosted by the City of Cape Town on Thursday, 11 April 2019...

By Shan Radcliffe 15 Apr 2019

Our responsibility towards education as a basic human right
Our responsibility towards education as a basic human right

The government has made provision for both basic education, and further education, in the South African Constitution...

By Sizwe Nxasana 15 Apr 2019

Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme
Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme

Roughly 6.21 million young South Africans without jobs, leaving many feeling hopeless and discouraged by the lack of opportunities...

15 Apr 2019

Technology boost for Eastern Cape schools
Technology boost for Eastern Cape schools

An innovative initiative by government to supply modern technology equipment to disadvantaged schools in rural areas is set to change the lives of learners at these schools...

15 Apr 2019

#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor
#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor

The industry's lack of diversity and inclusion was made notably clear by last year's #TimesUp movement, largely focused on equality in race and gender. Now, with a rise of 'diversity and inclusion' focused roles popping in advertising, here's why it's important to focus on a range of ages and experience levels for true business transformation...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2019

Pamsa's Master of Engineering bursary programme open for entry
Pamsa's Master of Engineering bursary programme open for entry

For the ninth year running, the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa is offering bursaries to eligible Bachelor of Science engineering students who wish to pursue a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) degree focusing on biotechnology within the pulp, paper, tissue and paper packaging sectors...

12 Apr 2019

Multimedia centre for Xikundu Village
Multimedia centre for Xikundu Village

A connected multimedia centre is set to change the lives of the learners of Mayeke Higher Primary School in Xikundu Village - just outside Limpopo...

12 Apr 2019

World Bank unveils plan to strengthen human capital in Africa
World Bank unveils plan to strengthen human capital in Africa

The World Bank has launched its Africa Human Capital Plan, a new plan to help African countries strengthen their human capital by enabling the continent's young people to grow up with optimal health and equipped with the right skills to compete in the digitising global economy...

12 Apr 2019

SA needs to move away from traditional teaching methods
SA needs to move away from traditional teaching methods

South Africa needs to move away from traditional methods of teaching. This is the belief of a Johannesburg educator who participated in the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) which took place in Dubai recently...

11 Apr 2019

Sun Exchange to solar power several Western Cape schools
Sun Exchange to solar power several Western Cape schools

Sun Exchange has announced plans to solar power several Western Cape schools via its global funding platform...

11 Apr 2019

#Bookmarks2019: Transformation isn't just about your scorecard or employing more black people
#Bookmarks2019: Transformation isn't just about your scorecard or employing more black people

Having won the same award in 2017, Nomacala Mpeta, head of learning at Digify Africa, explains why they're proud to be recognised a second time for leading the push for transformation in digital and encourages more agencies and NGOs to recognise the need to do so as a business imperative in corporate SA...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Apr 2019

AAVEA mobilises attractions, bodies to comment on proposed 2021 school calendar
AAVEA mobilises attractions, bodies to comment on proposed 2021 school calendar

The African Association for Visitor Experiences and Attractions (AAVEA) has mobilised its members, attractions industry peers and national tourism bodies to provide comment on the Department of Basic Education's proposed 2021 school calendar before Saturday 13 April 2019.

11 Apr 2019

#InspiringFiftySA 2019 opens for nominations
#InspiringFiftySA 2019 opens for nominations

This year marks the third edition of Inspiring Fifty South Africa, a non-profit initiative that benchmarks and awards the 50 most inspiring women in STEM...

11 Apr 2019

Soshanguve learners to get automotive skills
Soshanguve learners to get automotive skills

The upgraded Soshanguve School of Specialisation, which specialises in automotive engineering, is set to boost the technical skills and creativity among school learners...

10 Apr 2019

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These learners are to represent SA at the Land Rover Schools World Finals

The Land Rover 4x4 in Schools World Finals 2019 is set to take place from 14-15 April and two groups of South African learners are to represent the country at the event...

10 Apr 2019

Tata invests R2.3m in postgraduate scholarships for 2018/19 academic year
Tata invests R2.3m in postgraduate scholarships for 2018/19 academic year

53 students at four South African universities have been awarded with scholarships totalling more than R2.3m for the 2018/19 academic year as part of the Tata Postgraduate Scholarship Programme...

10 Apr 2019

Full STEAM ahead: Practical approach to building confidence in the classroom
Full STEAM ahead: Practical approach to building confidence in the classroom

According to The Future of Jobs and Skills report, the most in-demand occupations found today did not exist 10 or even five years ago, while an estimated 65% of children entering primary school today will end up working in completely new job types that don't yet exist...

By Esben Stærk Jørgensen 9 Apr 2019

GSF helps spur transformation with bursaries for students from disadvantaged communities
GSF helps spur transformation with bursaries for students from disadvantaged communities

Having launched in 2014, the Globeleq Scholarship Fund (GSF) is responsible for 25% of all renewable energy funded-scholarships...

9 Apr 2019

Pandor announces plan to build Mitchell's Plain TVET College
Pandor announces plan to build Mitchell's Plain TVET College

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor has unveiled the department's plan to build a new False Bay TVET college campus, in Mitchell's Plain, Cape Town...

8 Apr 2019

School Monitoring Survey reveals mixed bag of results
School Monitoring Survey reveals mixed bag of results

A survey taking stock of the progress made in terms of service delivery has revealed that the Basic Education Department (DBE) is making headway in providing libraries or media centres to schools...

8 Apr 2019

SA textbooks not inclusive, DBE report finds
SA textbooks not inclusive, DBE report finds

Should our textbooks tell the story of the country as it is, or should they be aspirational? That's the question posed by Professor Crain Soudien...

5 Apr 2019

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