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Industry first - Launch of furniture making at TVET Colleges

On 2 February, 60 unemployed youths from Khayelitsha will be the first intake of students to learn and develop their skills in all aspects of furniture production at False Bay College's Westlake Campus.

Issued by False Bay College 30 Jan 2015 12:31

Drop in PhD students to affect skills

A shortage of supervisors for doctorates in business administration students has resulted in fewer enrolments this year, adding to SA's skills deficit...

30 Jan 2015 09:45

Smart Cape aims to help people study, find jobs and business opportunities

Cape Town is banking on its Smart Cape initiative to help job seekers and entrepreneurs find opportunities...

27 Jan 2015 15:00

Innovation, a catalyst for development

WEF is uniquely placed to offer South Africa a chance to position itself and communicate its value proposition to international decision makers...

By Albert van Jaarsveld 27 Jan 2015 13:53

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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