Education Trends 2018

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South Africans wait with bated breath to hear what President Cyril Ramaphosa has to say in his maiden State of the Nation Address (Sona) tonight...

1 day ago

Nigerian e-library startup Panacea launches Android app

Nigerian e-library startup Panacea has launched its Android app, which allows users to rent books, search for study mates and create book clubs...

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

More Farmer Field Schools: Ongoing agricultural education needed to meet challenges

Demand across the world for Farmer Field Schools are increasing due to their ability to help smallholder farmers cope with complex challenges...

2 days ago

Ajuga creche aid - Equipping unprivileged children for the new school year

We are currently running a campaign for CFSA called Ajuga Creche Aid. The idea is to pack 2000 shoeboxes of back-to-school goodies or people can donate a shoebox and then have these delivered to the children that attend the Ajuga ECD's and creches...

Issued by Cipla 2 days ago

Ethiopian Aviation Academy rated top training centre in Africa

Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA), has been ranked among the top World Aviation Training Centers by Aviation Voice, a global aviation news provider engaged in the ranking of global aviation training centres...

3 days ago

R17.5m raised in 2018 Cape Wine Auction

Held at Rustenberg Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, this year's Cape Wine Auction has raised R17.5m for education in the Cape winelands...

3 days ago

Why universities need to prioritise availability

The cost and importance of higher education mean this sector is always open to scrutiny. Whether that is from politicians, journalists or even their own staff and students...

By Claude Schuck 3 days ago

Local youth to benefit as Sappi launches Skills Centre in Umkomaas

Sappi invests in a skills centre that focuses on empowering the Umkomaas community with skills that will enable them to seek meaningful employment or create small enterprises that contribute to the economic growth in our country...

Issued by Sappi 3 days ago

Three things anyone can learn online: From playing the piano to learning to cook

The internet is a fantastic tool for learning and self-improvement. Almost anything can be learned online. If you are willing to dedicate even a small amount of time every day to learning something new...

Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

Brent Spilkin and Vega introduce WTF, new course for freelancers

South Africans are three times more likely to freelance than their global counterparts, but the freelance movement is not a millennial movement, says Brent Spilkin, also known as 'Spillly', author of What the Freelance...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2018

Accredited effective leadership course launched to upskill managers

Juta and Company, in partnership with Media Works, has launched a fully accredited National Certificate in General Management qualification that can be completed online...

Issued by Juta and Company 13 Feb 2018

New course helps public schools improve support networks

In South Africa, many low and no-fee public schools are poorly equipped for the challenge of educating children affected by hunger, poverty, violence or ill-health. To ensure quality education for these learners, schools need to improve their skills in leading and sustaining partnerships with social purpose organisations and governments...

13 Feb 2018

Microsoft 4Afrika launches AppFactory in Kenya

The United States International University - Africa (USIU-Africa), in collaboration with Microsoft's 4Afrika Initiative, has launched Kenya's first AppFactory at the Incubation and Innovation Center (I2C) in Nairobi, aimed at improving local IT skills...

By Tom Jackson 13 Feb 2018

AACSB recognises GIBS alumna Stacey Brewer as 2018 Influential Leader

GIBS alumna Stacey Brewer was recently recognised at the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business' 2018 Deans Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 13 Feb 2018

Data costs impacting African economies

Education is food for the mind. It nourishes the brain. It develops intellectual and emotional maturity. Collectively it creates innovative people who improve their economy...

By Duduzile Mkhwanazi 12 Feb 2018

Maths education receives R4.6m boost

South African impact investor, E2 Investments is investing R4.6 million in the non-profit social enterprise, Numeric, which delivers after-school mathematics to thousands of learners in South African primary schools...

12 Feb 2018

Awards to celebrate top teachers

South Africa's leading teachers will be honoured when the 18th National Teaching Awards takes place in Johannesburg next week, the Department of Basic Education has said...

12 Feb 2018

WESSA launches LEAF programme for schools

WESSA has launched a new environmental education programme for schools called LEAF (Learning About Forests)...

12 Feb 2018

Distance learning - the answer to develop your career

Distance learning offers employed people opportunities to develop their careers through further education. It also allows the student to balance work life, personal life and studies...

Issued by Southern Business School 9 Feb 2018

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The modern marketer is a connected one

In the 1970s, people were served about 300 ads a day. Today it's about 5,000 ads a day. It's a product-polluted world with smart consumers, where it's no longer about differentiation, but about multiple and meaningful connections, says Carmen Murray, founder of Boo-Yah!.

By Jessica Tennant 2 Feb 2018

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