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#YouthMonth: Making agriculture a viable career choice for the African youth

The shortage of skilled people in the sector is growing, while the number of students enrolling in agriculture-related training continues to decrease...

By Howard Blight 1 day 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...

3 days ago

New MSC Graduate Institute to offer degree courses online

The MSC Graduate Institute will be launching in July 2017 and will offer both a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree and a Diploma in Information Technology online...

2 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

#AfricaMonth: Quality agricultural education essential to increase productivity in Africa

In spite of declining growth rates and recent credit downgrades in many African countries, a growing labor force and vast expanses of arable land, point to significant opportunities...

By Howard Blight 29 May 2017

FNB Business Innovation Awards finalists

FNB Business and Endeavor South Africa have shortlisted the finalists for the FNB Business Innovation Awards 2017...

25 May 2017

Free online course to better understand WannaCry

Alison has launched a free certificate online course that teaches how to avoid the WannaCry virus and explains the concepts behind these attacks...

19 May 2017

SUSE Academic Program opens doors to open source education

The new SUSE Academic Program has been launched to make open source software, training curriculum, tools and support available to all learning institutions...

16 May 2017

Call to enter - EduWeek Award nominations closing soon

Entries for the 2017 EduWeek Awards, a highlight of the annual EduWeek conference and exhibition, will remain open till 19 May...

15 May 2017

New e-learning institution to help create Africa's next generation of farmers

The ongoing and severe shortage of well-trained personnel entering the agri-sector and agri-related industries, including farm managers, section managers, and sales personnel, poses a significant risk to food security on the continent...

11 May 2017

E Cape works towards improving education

The Eastern Cape Province is working towards developing an e-learning educational system to improve Matric results, says director of E-learning Summit Motse Mfuleni.

8 May 2017

Nursing profession driving change through research and technological developments

Not only has the focus on research resulted in increased competence within the nursing group but with the world becoming digital, the rapid introduction of educational technology means that our nurses are empowered...

By Dr Sharon Vasuthevan 8 May 2017

Chance meeting helped SA startup GetSmarter secure over $100m sale

A chance meeting with US listed company 2U's CEO Chip Paucek in October last year set Cape Town based SA edtech startup GetSmarter on the road to being acquired by the US firm in a $103-million deal signed on Monday evening.

By Stephen Timm 3 May 2017

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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 3 days ago

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, the government announced on Wednesday, 14 June 2017.

15 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

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

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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