Raise Your Hand is an ongoing initiative designed to inform, motivate and encourage the public to get involved in improving our country's outlook, one future leader at a time.
7 Mar 2014 15:17
Collect-a-Can, metal can and packaging recovery company, will partner with libraries, communities and corporates in South Africa to host educational events across the country during South African Library Week from 17-22 March 2014.
7 Mar 2014 14:52
Cabinet has welcomed the Department of Science and Technology's continued support for the National Science Festival, known as Scifest Africa.
7 Mar 2014 06:59
The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has approved the Public Administration Management Bill, which seeks to stop public servants from doing business with the State.
6 Mar 2014 07:10
The AFDA Durban Campus has recently spent more than R1.2 million to add to its technical equipment and campus facilities. This is an investment in the quality of its educational programme and students' creative output.
6 Mar 2014 11:48
Toxic heavy metals polluting the air, the need for improved diagnosis of depression, rooibos preventing skin cancer, low-cost MRI scans in the fruit industry, the fight against fungal infections in grapevines, and churches alleviating poverty. These are just some of the topics that 12 doctoral students from seven faculties at Stellenbosch University (SU) will present at the third annual New Voices in Science colloquium to be held on Friday, 7 March, 2014.
6 Mar 2014 10:26
The launch of the National Integrated Human Resource Development Plan is an important step forward in driving and increasing the human resource and skills development base of the country, says Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande.
4 Mar 2014 06:14
National carrier South African Airways (SAA) is investigating the possibility of using the in-flight relief pilot programme as a meaningful way of developing future pilots.
4 Mar 2014 06:00
To promote literacy in South Africa, Native VML's Mxit e-reader app, bookly, is now expanding into a writing platform. bookly is a sophisticated e-reader app for Mxit that delivers smartphone functionality to even the most basic feature phone.
4 Mar 2014 14:07
Blade Nzimande and Cyril Ramaphosa are going head to head on university fees.
By Prega Govender 3 Mar 2014 08:18
Food companies may not like the news, but a new survey by youth marketing research company Student Village has found that students view their smartphones as more important than laptops, TV or food.
By Evan Pickworth 3 Mar 2014 06:58
The Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund (SMSF) with initial capital of R10m will be launched on 14 March, says President Jacob Zuma.
3 Mar 2014 06:35
PLOXXI, a cardboard computer, powered by Android and built for less than R1000, provides affordable access to powerful computing and can be decorated by its users - paving the way for co-creation of technology, and not only its consumption.
3 Mar 2014 13:09
The Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, Collins Chabane, says finding solutions to youth unemployment are important to South Africa.
3 Mar 2014 06:33
As the demand from sub-Saharan African countries for online training steadily grows, the number of online courses is said to have increased by 390% over the past five years.
3 Mar 2014 10:41
As inflation continues to accelerate and consumer spending remains under pressure, South Africans are feeling the pinch, but that doesn't mean that dreams of studying further should disappear like our disposable income. Research shows that those who learn more, earn more - and in our current financial climate distance education continues to make financial sense.
3 Mar 2014 12:14
As the extreme cost of higher education has once again made headlines around the country, a leading higher education provider says that it's possible for institutions to make changes that will spare the pockets of students and parents without compromising on quality.
3 Mar 2014 14:48
A new science and maths quiz, Genius, has been launched by Nickelodeon (DStv Channel 305) and Melrose Cheese to encourage South African children to learn more about these fascinating and important educational subjects.
2 Mar 2014 11:35
Remuneration in foreign countries, that the government cannot match, is frustrating efforts to retain doctors and nurses in SA, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said.
28 Feb 2014 11:40
Teaching and learning at Bosele School for the Blind and Deaf in Mosterlus, outside Groblersdal, will become more exciting with the donation of a specialised computer laboratory.
By Siphiwe Nyathi 28 Feb 2014 11:18
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