Education Trends 2018

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Henley Africa launches new African Hero scholarship

Henley Business School Africa is launching an African Hero scholarship for its Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Practice (PG Dip) and MBA programmes...

2 days ago

SA Botanical Society launches environmental education resource on cycads

The Botanical Society of South Africa (BotSoc) launched a new environmental education resource developed for schools and learning institutions called Learning about Cycads at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens on Monday...

3 days ago

Closing the open source skills gap through graduate development

SUSE, Axiz and CTU Training Solutions are launching a joint graduate programme designed to fill the rare open source skills gap that lies within digital and technology sectors...

3 days ago

Stadio set to train doctors, engineers

Stadio Holdings, the PSG-aligned private tertiary education specialist that listed late in 2017, looks set to establish medical and engineering schools in the next three years...

By Marc Hasenfuss 2 days ago

New Dean of Humanities for UFS

Professor Heidi Hudson has been approved by the Council of the University of the Free State as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities for the institution...

3 days ago

Kenya launches pan-African skills development programme in agriculture sector

The two-year programme, targeting mid-level professionals working in the agriculture sector across sub-Saharan Africa, seeks to strengthen the capacity of Africa's young professionals to revolutionise agriculture value chains grappling with skills gap and low technology uptake...

13 Mar 2018

Student evaluations and hazards in the classroom

In many European universities and specialised schools, professors are now being assessed by their students. While this has long been standard in the United States, many issues can arise...

By Raffi Duymedjian and Isabelle Né 13 Mar 2018

Financially needy Vaal University students to receive bursaries in IT

Liquid Telecom South Africa and Vaal University of Technology have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see more students accessing bursaries in the field of information technology...

13 Mar 2018

CILTSA offers 2018/19 training programme for women in transport, logistics sector

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa (CILTSA) has secured funding from the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA) for the training of 20 employed women...

12 Mar 2018

Applications open for Top Tech Tools for Women in Business

The ten-week 2018 Top Tech Tools for Women in Business course, hosted by the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, will kick off on 4 April 2018...

12 Mar 2018

The Training Room Online: At the forefront of an education revolution

The world is currently at the start of the Fourth Industrial Revolution - also called Industry 4.0 - which is described as the stage in our development when technology becomes embedded in every aspect of society...

Issued by Luxury Brands 12 Mar 2018

UCT hosts first African MBA World Summit

The MBA World Summit harnesses the collective thinking power of the top 100 MBA students from high-ranking international business schools and is being held for the first time on African soil...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 12 Mar 2018

Univen academic programme to resume this week

The academic programme at the University of Venda (UNIVEN) is expected to be back to normal on Monday, 12 March, following its forced closure last week, university management announced...

12 Mar 2018

African universities are ignoring a rich, invaluable resource: Their alumni

Africa's universities must start connecting and working with their alumni rather than losing track of these genuinely valuable human resources...

By Peter Ngure 12 Mar 2018

Corporate SA urged to help create job opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities

With March being Intellectual Disability Awareness Month, employment equity company Progression is urging corporates to gain a better understanding of what persons with intellectual disabilities experience and help create job opportunities for them...

12 Mar 2018

Calling all Africa's young entrepreneurs - Anzisha Prize open for entry

Africa's most innovative social and business entrepreneurs under the age of 22 are being invited to enter the annual Anzisha Prize. 2018 applicants will have the opportunity to win a share of $100,000, connect to a global network of leaders, and receive business consulting support...

9 Mar 2018

Digital the key to educational success in South Africa

South Africa's ongoing education crisis, specifically access to schooling and learning material has been well publicised, but the promise of financial aid simply will not solve the crisis...

8 Mar 2018

Partnership invitation: Centres of Specialisation Programme

False Bay TVET College is proud to announce that it has been appointed by the Department of Higher Education & Training as the Centre of Specialisation for the rigger and mechanical fitter trades...

Issued by False Bay College 8 Mar 2018

Committee to oversee UniZulu until it is fully functional

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has committed to enhance its oversight responsibility on the University of Zululand's KwaDlangezwa campus in eMpangeni, until the institution functions normally...

8 Mar 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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