The third quarter survey of South Africa's legal professionals, conducted by financial services provider PPS, has revealed a notable increase in their confidence regarding the Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB).
28 Nov 2013 08:19
South Africa faces a major challenge in academically preparing its secondary school learners for tertiary education. High drop-out rates and inadequate skills development are among the serious consequences of this failure to transition effectively at secondary school level.
25 Nov 2013 11:25
Modern business careers require a different set of skills to what they did a decade ago and to address these changes, educational institutions have had to develop a host of new courses.
25 Nov 2013 11:13
Bright Start, a non-profit organisation (NPO) from Hout Bay in Cape Town, and the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company have delivered lockers to 260 learners at Silikamva High School in Hout Bay.
25 Nov 2013 07:15
At the end of November, six candidates graduated from Mimecast's inaugural Graduate Programme, in which they received full in-house product and company training and were exposed to a broad spectrum of IT and business-related disciplines through hands-on rotations and projects within various departments.
6 Dec 2013 14:15
A new online toolkit, free to download, will guide and assist artists and arts organisations in the effective use of online and social media tools.
5 Dec 2013 14:53
DHL Global Forwarding's Fresh Connection Challenge 2013 produced some fierce rivalries among South African companies earlier this year. The advanced web-based supply chain business game has caught the attention of leaders in a number of industries.
5 Dec 2013 13:04
Hosted by the Stellenbosch Outdoor Sculpture Trust and professional services firm Deloitte, the inaugural KickstART exhibition at the Pniel Museum features charcoal sketches selected from more than 180 children from 15 disadvantaged schools who participated in the KickstART Outreach Week in September.
4 Dec 2013 10:45
Kilowatt AV, the event production and technical support house, is calling on others in the industry to be more creative in their approach to skills development and empowerment. The suggestion was made before the December launch of Front of House, Kilowatt AV's in-house coffee shop, a project that aims to train young South Africans as professional coffee baristas, while supplying an upmarket coffee experience to its staff, clients and other companies in the vicinity.
2 Dec 2013 12:12
The SKA School, which will take place from 30 November until 5 December 2013, at the UKZN Westville campus, will provide a dynamic environment for the students to work with leading international astronomers from Canada, France, India and the US.
2 Dec 2013 10:56
Poor readers equal poor learners. Will our Grade 12 learners matriculate with their deficient reading background? Preparing your child from primary school years for future success is crucial.
27 Nov 2013 15:32
Samsung Electronics South Africa and Pearson have entered into a partnership to equip students studying at Pearson CTI and Midrand Graduate Institute (MGI) Higher Education Institutions with a tablet from 2014, empowering learners through a more interactive augmented educational experience.
27 Nov 2013 12:21
ContinuitySA has announced its training programme for the first six months of 2014. Business Continuity is the increasingly important science of keeping a business operational through all types of severe incidents and crises.
22 Nov 2013 16:12
Poor communication costs South African businesses billions of rands every year. South Africa has a corporate communication landscape shaped by 11 official languages and a myriad of different cultures with their own ways of communicating and expressing themselves.
By John French 21 Nov 2013 09:26
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