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Tech should be an enabler for education, not a barrier

It's clear how technology has been a saving grace for many learners during the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa...

Jackie CarrollBy Jackie Carroll 25 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Shivad Singh, founder and CEO of Head Start Education
#YouthMatters: Shivad Singh, founder and CEO of Head Start Education

As part of our #YouthMatters series, we chat to Shivad Singh, founder and CEO of Head Start Education...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 25 Jun 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital and going global in the edtech space
#StartupFunding101: Raising capital and going global in the edtech space

Melvyn Lubega, co-founder of Go1 and Endeavor Entrepreneur, shares his experience of raising capital for an edtech company and how they went global...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 25 May 2021

#BehindtheMask: Nizenande Machi, co-founder of Lucha Lunako
#BehindtheMask: Nizenande Machi, co-founder of Lucha Lunako

Nizenande Machi, affectionately known as Niz, is a bundle of energy with a spark for life. She's opinionated and sassy, and hell bent on changing negative opinions on SA youth and uplifting South Africa's youth culture...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 19 May 2021

#BizTrends2021: 3 online high school trends gaining traction this year
#BizTrends2021: 3 online high school trends gaining traction this year

With the growth of online schools, access to international curricula is not only in higher demand, but is becoming increasingly easier to access...

Rebecca PretoriusBy Rebecca Pretorius 14 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds
#BizTrends2021: Evolution of workforce skills demand - what the future holds

When reflecting on the fourth industrial revolution, a number of things immediately spring to mind - for example, IoT, AI, and robots. Regrettably, little attention is given to individual employees and workers in this emerging industrial world, unless one is discussing the concerns related to potential job losses...

Lyndy van den BarselaarBy Lyndy van den Barselaar 14 Jan 2021

What are SA's most in-demand jobs for the next decade?
What are SA's most in-demand jobs for the next decade?

Unemployment in South Africa remains an alarming issue. The country has among the highest youth unemployment rates globally with 58% of 15-24-year-olds not working. To add to the challenge, we are facing the rapidly changing skill set that is required by businesses...

Jake WillisBy Jake Willis 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Re-thinking our approach to providing student housing in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Re-thinking our approach to providing student housing in 2021

During the last year, South African students faced some of their greatest challenges yet. On top of the usual academic pressure and issues of affordability, many were forced to leave their on-campus accommodation...

John SchoolingBy John Schooling 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Reinvent, redirect, discard and restore
#BizTrends2021: Reinvent, redirect, discard and restore

2020 was the year never to be repeated. Or was it? GetSmarter surveyed the future of work, and the unfortunate refrain that keeps repeating is that in 2021 we can expect more of the same...

Ann-Mari HöfingerBy Ann-Mari Höfinger 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Addressing educational issues and making improvements in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Addressing educational issues and making improvements in 2021

In 2020, the education sector came under major scrutiny in what can best be described as 'the most turbulent year yet'...

Malcolm MooiBy Malcolm Mooi 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 10 e-learning trends that enhance workforce performance
#BizTrends2021: 10 e-learning trends that enhance workforce performance

Thanks to the advancements in modern-day technology, it was possible for organisations to react quickly to the major disruptions presented in 2020. However, many were stuck having to MacGyver their way into the digital learning space...

Michael HanlyBy Michael Hanly 6 Jan 2021

Meet Shruti Dowlath, UCT Shark Tank 2020 winner
Meet Shruti Dowlath, UCT Shark Tank 2020 winner

Shruti Dowlath, founder of UnifySA, has been named the UCT Shark Tank 2020 winner...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 5 Oct 2020

#DoBizZA: Just Brands Africa gives back to SA by helping educate future leaders
#DoBizZA: Just Brands Africa gives back to SA by helping educate future leaders

Just Brands Africa develops creative experiences for established brands and businesses seeking new ways to communicate with their audiences...

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 30 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: Prof. Nelishia Pillay of UP believes women in IT and STEM need to be showcased more
#WomensMonth: Prof. Nelishia Pillay of UP believes women in IT and STEM need to be showcased more

Professor Nelishia Pillay is the Head of the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

Student accommodation: Designing for the new normal
Student accommodation: Designing for the new normal

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to create uncertainty for the country's higher education sector...

John SchoolingBy John Schooling 22 Jul 2020

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