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Majority cut for Curro's Stadio in SA school with stake in Namibian venture

Curro's tertiary education arm Stadio has acquired 74% of the Southern Business School (SBS), the latest regional acquisition as the company continues a strategy to expand its geographical reach in the tertiary education sector...

By Karl Gernetzky 1 day ago

Africa Code Week to train half a million young Africans

Africa Code Week 2017 was officially launched in Mauritius this week. Now in its third year, the event aims to spread coding literacy among African youth, with a target of 500,000 across 35 African countries...

3 days ago

EduWeek 2017 to launch Africa TradeXchange

As part of the growth of EduWeek, this year sees the launch of the event's newest addition, the Africa TradeXchange, which will take place a day ahead of the main event...

19 Jun 2017

More Cape Town schools to get Entrepreneur Societies

The SA Teen Entrepreneur Foundation will be expanding its rollout of Entrepreneur Societies to more high schools across Cape Town this year...

19 Jun 2017

Canada to teach computer coding starting in kindergarten

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian schoolchildren will soon start learning computer coding and other digital skills from kindergarten through to high school...

15 Jun 2017

'Schools are so violent teachers live in fear'

Twenty percent of South Africa's teachers believe that schools are violent places and suspect their students and colleagues are armed...

By Katharine Child 15 Jun 2017

GIBS Youth Survey indicates political, economic uncertainty dulls optimism

This year's annual youth survey, conducted by the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), indicates that youth's optimism is dashed by political, economic uncertainty, compared to results from five years ago...

14 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: Teaching our children to love themselves

Writer, entrepreneur and mother, Anita Telle believes the greatest lesson we can teach our children is how to accept and love themselves, and has written a few books to help us do so...

By Shan Radcliffe 9 Jun 2017

Curro's CEO to take over at Stadio

Chris van der Merwe, the founder and CEO of fast-growing private education group Curro, will not be relinquishing his executive responsibilities...

By Marc Hasenfuss 7 Jun 2017

IBM Watson, Sesame Workshop launch cognitive vocabulary learning app for kids

In Georgia, US, IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop have piloted their first intelligent play and learning platform on IBM cloud at the Gwinnett County Public Schools, designed to establish evidence of learning at scale...

7 Jun 2017

School's out for Dik Wednesday

BREAKING NEWS: Yes, Capetonian parents, it's true. Our kids have just earned themselves the equivalent of a USA 'snow day', courtesy of the 'Monster Storm' that's predicted to make landfall in Cape Town late this evening, as the Western Cape Education Department has announced that all schools shall remain closed tomorrow...

By Shan Radcliffe 6 Jun 2017

Partnership teaches children, parents the importance of play

In celebration of World Play Day, Sesame Workshop and the Lego Foundation teamed up with Afrika Tikkun for a day of meaningful play activities designed for the whole family...

1 Jun 2017

#AfricaMonth: Bridging the education gap with learner-created content

Presto Academy was born from two university students' recognition of their peers struggle to make the transition between high school and varsity, and their willingness to help them...

By Shan Radcliffe 31 May 2017

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International

Student loans holding you back from achieving your entrepreneurial dreams?

The student loan debt issue is a national crisis. Not only is it preventing young millennials from enjoying financial freedom in their personal lives, but, in many cases, it's also making it more difficult to achieve business success.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jun 2017

Harvard Business School selects Relate as one of its Field Global Partners

The non-profit social enterprise, the Relate Trust was chosen as a “Field Global Partner” by Harvard Business School (HBS) to host a team of its students in Cape Town for one week as part of a required first-year course at HBS called the Field Global Immersion.

8 Jun 2017

Harvard gives Zuckerberg honorary degree

WASHINGTON, USA: Thirteen years after dropping out of Harvard University to work on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday finally got his degree - well, sort of.

26 May 2017

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