Education Trends 2016

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10 appsolutely useful tools for students

To assist students in mastering the mountain of academic work expected in 2016, there are thousands of apps that can assist the process...

3 Feb 2016

The future of education: hybrid system

Currently, the success of learning efforts over a full academic year is generally only clear once or twice a year at mid and year-end exams. A hybrid system comprising digital elements, paper learning and teachers could be the way of the future...

29 Jan 2016

Kellogg's Breakfast for Better Days impacts childrens' learning ability

Last week, millions of children around South Africa were heading off to school, either for the first time, or to experience another year of study. Sadly, a large percentage of the millions of students will be arriving at school hungry...

20 Jan 2016

New braille signage at Cape Town Science Centre

The Cape Town Science Centre (CTSC) in Observatory has introduced instructional signage in braille on some of its key interactive exhibits to enhance the experience for its sight-impaired visitors...

20 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Five future developments in education

There is no doubt that there was an 'education spring' in South Africa with #feesmustfall dominating the headlines and social media in 2015, while - in response - the government and universities scrambled to open up access to tertiary education...

By Nicci Botha 18 Jan 2016

Girl power takes to space

Africa's first privately owned satellite will be launched into the atmosphere later on in 2016, with a payload designed and built by South African schoolgirls...

By Nicci Botha 13 Jan 2016

Getting ready for high school

Grade 8 is an often stressful experience for leaners. Many may find themselves changing schools, perhaps boarding for the first time or planning which subjects and extra-curricular activities they would like to take...

13 Jan 2016

School content aimed at improving education in SA

The Pick n Pay School Club will be initiating the 2016 educational content distribution from Monday, 18 January, to over 3,000 schools nationally...

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 12 Jan 2016

Employees get assistance from Children of VW Bursary

The Children of VW Bursary has increased from five in 2012 to 26 learners in 2016...

12 Jan 2016

What to look for in an Early Childhood Development centre

The City of Cape Town's Social Development and Early Childhood Development Directorate would like to appeal to parents and caregivers to do their homework in their search for an Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre for their children...

12 Jan 2016

Matric Second Chance Support Programme launched

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has launched the Matric Second Chance Support Programme to afford learners who failed to pass last year's exams another chance to obtain matric...

11 Jan 2016

Making the grade

The 70% matric pass rate announced by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga sounds pretty impressive considering the class of 2015 is only the third to have transitioned the entire schooling system since 1994...

By Nicci Botha 8 Jan 2016

Impak's top matriculant boasts five distinctions

Impak's top matriculant of 2015 is Kayla Torrinha, who walked away with five distinctions in Afrikaans First Additional Language, Life Orientation, Mathematical Literacy, Life Sciences and Tourism...

Issued by Impak 7 Jan 2016

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