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Good news for job seeking graduates

Cabinet has approved the Public Service Graduate Recruitment Scheme Framework...

2 days ago

Dr. Nkululeko Nyangiwe. Image: Sonja Matthee
Dr Nyangiwe's doctoral studies shed light on distribution and ecology of ticks

Dr Nyangiwe has been studying the ecology of ticks that are of economic importance to cattle farmers. In his latest paper, he sets out how the alien pantropical blue tick has slowly but surely expanded its range across South Africa...

3 days ago

photo credit- Mona Ewees, Breteau Foundation
Educational apps boost KZN learners

After three years of intervention at Zilungisele Primary in KwaDukuza, KwaZulu-Natal and several similar schools, a principal's survey showed a reduction in absenteeism and a higher enrollment, reportedly thanks to the Xander educational apps...

3 days ago

Africa Code Week 2017 empowers 1.3 million young Africans
Africa Code Week 2017 empowers 1.3 million young Africans

Africa Code Week this year empowered 1.3 million youth across 35 countries with basic coding skills...

7 Dec 2017

Schwarzman scholarship awarded to UCT law student
Schwarzman scholarship awarded to UCT law student

UCT postgraduate law student, Lindokuhle Ntuli, has been chosen among the 142 Schwartzman Scholars from all over the world...

6 Dec 2017

Foundation phase crucial for improved literacy levels
Foundation phase crucial for improved literacy levels

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the solution to improved literacy levels in South Africa lies in improving work in the foundation phase...

6 Dec 2017

Read online shop launches
Read online shop launches

The READ Educational Trust in conjunction with Reading Matters has launched into the e-commerce space with The Read online shop...

5 Dec 2017

New medico-legal CPD course on being an expert witness
New medico-legal CPD course on being an expert witness

There have been a succession of cases before South African courts lately where expert medical testimony has played a pivotal role...

5 Dec 2017

Deutsche Welle launches multimedia project for African youth
Deutsche Welle launches multimedia project for African youth

Reaching The 77 percent - Deutsche Welle launches new debate platform for young Africans...

5 Dec 2017

Partnership to bring digital learning cloud to public schools
Partnership to bring digital learning cloud to public schools

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) in partnership with The Training Room Online (TTRO) will be rolling out digital learning into the public school sector of South Africa in the form of the DBE Cloud...

4 Dec 2017

The media's role in promoting inclusive growth in Africa
The media's role in promoting inclusive growth in Africa

The media is urged to promote a more inclusive narrative for Africa to spur inclusive growth on the continent...

By Amrote Abdella 4 Dec 2017

Wits School of Governance welcomes Pravin Gordhan
Wits School of Governance welcomes Pravin Gordhan

Pravin Gordhan, the former Minister of Finance, has been appointed as a Visiting Professor in the Wits School of Governance as from 1 December 2017...

30 Nov 2017

'Forgotten' local colleges in dire straits - union
'Forgotten' local colleges in dire straits - union

The South African Adult Basic Education and Training Educators Union has detailed the dire working conditions of its members at community colleges, which are threatening the sustainability of the sector...

By Bekezela Phakathi 30 Nov 2017

Adding missing middle 'could hobble NSFAS'
Adding missing middle 'could hobble NSFAS'

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has told MPs that it could encounter difficulties if President Jacob Zuma decided it should also cater for the so-called "missing middle" in the 2018 academic year...

By Bianca Capazorio 30 Nov 2017

Howard Blight
#AgriIndaba: Modernised, scalable agri-education is key in training and feeding the masses

How important is modernising agricultural education to the transformation of the industry?

By Cari Coetzee 30 Nov 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age
#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age

Kershen Pillay does not believe in luck. "I believe in working hard consistently and always staying focused on sharpening my skill. As an entrepreneur you have to be open to listening, learning and constantly developing yourself..."

By Shan Radcliffe 29 Nov 2017

Matric exams officially over
Matric exams officially over

The Class of 2017 on Tuesday wrote their last paper to mark the end of this year's National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations...

29 Nov 2017

New school to ease GP learner influx
New school to ease GP learner influx

The newly built state-of-the-art Seshegong Secondary School in Olievenhoutbosch, Centurion, is set to alleviate the high demand of pupils in the province...

28 Nov 2017

Academic research eroded
Academic research eroded

Universities SA, the body that represents the country's 26 public universities, has decried state funding cuts for research enterprises at universities...

By Bekezela Phakathi 28 Nov 2017

New Energy Leadership Centre to address energy shortages in Africa
New Energy Leadership Centre to address energy shortages in Africa

A first for South Africa and the continent, the African Energy Leadership Centre will be a hub of teaching and research aimed at addressing the issues of energy shortages in Africa...

27 Nov 2017

Professor Adam Habib and Nick Holland, CEO of Gold Fields
Gold Fields funds mechanised mining studies at Wits

Gold Fields has provided a R6m, three-year sponsorship to improve knowledge in the fields of mechanised mining and rock engineering at Wits University's mining school...

27 Nov 2017

Photo: Judasa
Motsoaledi to provinces: 'Fund junior doctor internships, or I might sue you.'

The health minister warns finding the money for junior doctor placements is not voluntary, it's what the law prescribes...

By Laura Lopez Gonzalez 27 Nov 2017

Winners of the Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon
Winners of the Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon

The Tshimologong Precinct and the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability has announced the three overall winners of the digitally-inspired Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon...

24 Nov 2017

Villa and Monash SA join hands for instructional reform
Villa and Monash SA join hands for instructional reform

A partnership between agricultural company, Villa, and academic institution, Monash South Africa promises to lend a new face to agricultural higher education in South Africa...

By Lynette Louw 24 Nov 2017

Department concerned about fraud and mismanagement at varsities
Department concerned about fraud and mismanagement at varsities

The Department of Higher Education and Training says it is concerned by the state of four universities, some of which have been rocked by allegations of rampant corruption and maladministration...

By Bekezela Phakathi 24 Nov 2017

Design Time student wins 2017 Caesarstone Student Designer Competition
Design Time student wins 2017 Caesarstone Student Designer Competition

Marli de Wet, a student from Design Time School of Interior Design, was named winner of the 10th annual Caesarstone Student Designer Competition, at The Youngblood Gallery in Cape Town recently...

23 Nov 2017

Plan to merge Setas for efficiency
Plan to merge Setas for efficiency

The government is looking to reduce the number of sector education and training authorities (Setas) as part of broader plans to revamp the post-school education and training system...

23 Nov 2017

MBAWC now accepting bursary applications
MBAWC now accepting bursary applications

Applications for bursaries for the upcoming 2018 academic year from the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) are currently open...

23 Nov 2017

Flagship training programme to provide women in logistics and transport with internationally recognised qualification
Flagship training programme to provide women in logistics and transport with internationally recognised qualification

Thirty women in the transport and logistics industries have been enrolled as student members of CILTSA which will see the women trained in the international Certificate in Logistics and Transport CILT qualification...

23 Nov 2017

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