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Load shedding to continue
Load shedding to continue

Eskom says load shedding will continue today...

27 Jan 2015 11:57

Port Alfred varsity joins hunger fight
Port Alfred varsity joins hunger fight

A Dutch university has set its sights on stamping out hunger on the Sunshine Coast by teaming up with 50 institutions around the world to fight the problem...

27 Jan 2015 09:45

Turned away by university? There is a second chance for you - Educor
Turned away by university? There is a second chance for you

Students who have been turned away by universities should not be discouraged as they can still apply at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges2. Are you one of them?...

Issued by Educor 27 Jan 2015 09:55

Maties speak a new language
Maties speak a new language

When 5,000 new Maties and their parents were officially welcomed to Stellenbosch University last week those who could not understand Afrikaans could tune in to a translation on their cellphones and earphones...

27 Jan 2015 09:30

What we've learned from institutions of higher learning
What we've learned from institutions of higher learning

According to figures released by the Department of Basic Education, 403,874 students passed their NSC this year. Amid the excitement of negotiating this hurdle, for many it brings the question: "Where to now?" into sharp focus. For higher education institution brands, this is peak season, with brands playing an important role in informing decisions...

By Christopher Human 26 Jan 2015 10:45

Mpumalanga Education raises the bar for 2015
Mpumalanga Education raises the bar for 2015

Mpumalanga Education MEC Reginah Mhaule says schools in the province will be supported according to their specific needs to ensure that they improve their results...

23 Jan 2015 09:05

Securing school Wi-Fi: Take the corporate approach
Securing school Wi-Fi: Take the corporate approach

Schools moving to install wireless networks need to approach their IT security in the same way as corporates do, says Networks Unlimited, distributor of Fortinet...

23 Jan 2015 14:19

TUT partners with TVET colleges
TUT partners with TVET colleges

Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande has commended the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) for heeding government's call for higher learning institutions to partner with Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges...

23 Jan 2015 09:25

Drop first-year fee demands, SRC tells Wits
Drop first-year fee demands, SRC tells Wits

The Wits Student Representative Council has demanded that Wits University revoke its decision to charge first-year students awaiting financial aid half of the R9,340 registration fee...

22 Jan 2015 07:25

Oxbridge Academy's phenomenal November 2014 exam results - Oxbridge Academy
Oxbridge Academy's phenomenal November 2014 exam results

Oxbridge Academy has been able to boast with phenomenal exam pass rates for a number of years now. And in November 2014, the college saw some of its highest exam pass rates to date...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 22 Jan 2015 15:18

Surfers Not Street Children equipped to provide solid "foundation for a better future in maths"
Surfers Not Street Children equipped to provide solid "foundation for a better future in maths"

Edusport Travel has donated a computer centre to Surfers Not Street Children (SNSC), a Durban-based non-profit organisation, comprising six PCs equipped with the Numberwise program - a tool that has been used to help over 23,000 students master the basics of mathematics over the past 13 years...

22 Jan 2015 09:55

Eastern Cape Education Development Trust initiates large-scale telematics roll-out
Eastern Cape Education Development Trust initiates large-scale telematics roll-out

In partnership with the Department of Education and SU, the Eastern Cape Education Development Trust - a programme managed by the National Business Initiative - has initiated a large-scale roll-out of 50 telematics centres in secondary schools across the province...

22 Jan 2015 14:00

Miller Matola
South Africa's education system critical to our competitiveness

The nation brand is an extremely complex concept. I recently found a diagrammatic representation in a paper entitled the Nation Brand Molecule which illustrates exactly how complex this concept is...

By Miller Matola 22 Jan 2015 11:10

Strategic Disability Policy Framework needed urgently says minister
Strategic Disability Policy Framework needed urgently says minister

Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande, has reiterated the importance and urgency of developing the Strategic Disability Policy Framework in the post-school education and training (PSET) system...

22 Jan 2015 11:30

E Cape kicks off back to school campaign
E Cape kicks off back to school campaign

The Eastern Cape Provincial Government has taken steps to ensure that learning and teaching take place on the first day of schooling this year...

22 Jan 2015 12:00

Exciting study chance for nursing students
Exciting study chance for nursing students

Four Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University nursing students are in the US for a four-week learning expedition in Minnesota...

22 Jan 2015 07:40

Rural KZN school receives solar PC lab
Rural KZN school receives solar PC lab

In addressing the need for learners to better understand ICT, giveITback, in partnership with Poynting and African Union Communications, donated the first of its solar-powered container labs to Umhloti Primary School in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal...

21 Jan 2015 15:00

R1.5m allocated to academic medical research
R1.5m allocated to academic medical research

The AstraZeneca Research Trust, a non-profit for the disbursement of academic medical research funding is calling for 2015 research proposals, and awarding R1.5 million to local, high-level, non-interventional studies including doctoral and post-doctoral work...

21 Jan 2015 14:30

Sasco: Wits is anti-poor
Sasco: Wits is anti-poor

Wits University has quashed allegations by the SA Students Congress that it was not registering students whose fees were paid by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme...

21 Jan 2015 11:20

KZN out to improve learner performance
KZN out to improve learner performance

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education is putting in place strategies to improve the overall performance of schools across the province, paying more attention to Grade 12 learners...

By More Matshediso 20 Jan 2015 13:10

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