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#Mandela100: Mandela Centennial Scholarship Programme launched
#Mandela100: Mandela Centennial Scholarship Programme launched

The Mandela Institute for Development Studies in partnership with Gra├ža Machel Trust and the Africa Leadership University (ALU) will today, 18 July, announce...

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#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready
#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet recently partnered with Better SA to host a collaborative volunteer event to help address youth unemployment in SA...

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How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future
How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future

AI is expected to create 2.3 million new jobs by 2020. Five ways to prepare for a future with artificial intelligence...

By Zoaib Hoosen 5 hours ago

Namibia shines at Collegiate Cyber Defence Invitational
Namibia shines at Collegiate Cyber Defence Invitational

Namibia recently participated in the International Collegiate Cyber Defence Invitational - a cybersecurity competition which aims to create awareness of cybersecurity and encourages peer-to-peer learning...

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Apply now for 6-month internship at Boeing in Seattle
Apply now for 6-month internship at Boeing in Seattle

Boeing is calling all students interested in a career in aerospace to apply for its fully paid, six-month International Business Intern Programme, based in Seattle, Washington...

1 day ago

Opportunity for accounting academics to show off their innovative teaching methods
Opportunity for accounting academics to show off their innovative teaching methods

The days of academics simply lecturing from behind a podium while students take notes are long gone...

2 days ago

Explore Data Science Academy offers 400 free internships in 2019
Explore Data Science Academy offers 400 free internships in 2019

Registration is now open for Explore Data Science Academy's (EDSA) 12-month Accredited Skills Data Science Programme...

13 Jul 2018

Sangari, Veative bring VR to SA schools
Sangari, Veative bring VR to SA schools

Veative is a VR-focused education company that creates VR curriculums for students...

12 Jul 2018

Groundswell hosts inaugural workshop for 'enviropreneurs'
Groundswell hosts inaugural workshop for 'enviropreneurs'

The Groundswell business acceleration programme held its inaugural workshop recently at the Riversands Incubation Hub in Johannesburg...

12 Jul 2018

Here's how to encourage more girls to pursue science and math careers
Here's how to encourage more girls to pursue science and math careers

Women remain underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM...

By Jilana Boston and Andrei Cimpian 12 Jul 2018

New administrator appointed for NW education
New administrator appointed for NW education

Nkhono Johannes Mohlala has been tasked with stabilising teaching and learning activities in the North West Basic Education Department as the newly appointed administrator...

11 Jul 2018

Nedbank funds three new Research Chairs
Nedbank funds three new Research Chairs

Three new Research Chairs have been added at Sefako Makgatho University, Cape Peninsula University of Technology and The University of the Witwatersrand, thanks to funding generated through a public-private partnership between Nedbank, the National Research Foundation and the Department of Science and Technology.

11 Jul 2018

New programme tackles education gaps and unemployment
New programme tackles education gaps and unemployment

"Although schools do their best to teach learners everything they need to know in the curriculum, they do not always have the means or the time to equip learners with all the skills necessary to attain employment and keep it," says Desmond Zeelie, Columba special projects officer...

10 Jul 2018

Word Warriors creative writing competition is open for entry
Word Warriors creative writing competition is open for entry

READ's 2018 Word Warrior Competition is officially open for entry to budding writers between the ages of nine and 16...

9 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Nal'ibali shares special series for Mandela Day
#Mandela100: Nal'ibali shares special series for Mandela Day

Commemorating the centenary celebration of Nelson Mandela's birthday, Nal'ibali is sharing a special series of three children's stories...

9 Jul 2018

Tackling youth unemployment at 2018 University Business Challenge
Tackling youth unemployment at 2018 University Business Challenge

This year's University Business Challenge (UBC), the annual business simulation competition designed to develop their entrepreneurship skills, has started...

9 Jul 2018

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37,390 new aircraft and 540,000 new pilots needed by 2038

Airbus' new Global Market Forecast 2018-2037 reveals that the world's passenger fleet will more than double to 48,000 aircraft in 20 years with traffic growing at a resilient 4.4% per year...

6 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: UCT launches the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance
#Mandela100: UCT launches the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance was launched at the University of Cape Town...

5 Jul 2018

Think Creative Hub's cofounders and creative directors Nkgabiseng 'Nkgabi' Motau and Mukondi Ralushayi.
#Mandela100: The Madiba magic of mentoring

With 2018 the 'Madiba Centennial Year' and July Mandela Month, corporate eyes are firmly focused on CSI and sustainability projects. You can also bring that 'Madiba magic' down to the personal level in your work mentoring efforts. Think Creative Hub's cofounders and creative directors Nkgabiseng 'Nkgabi' Motau and Mukondi Ralushayi explain the importance of being both a mentor and mentee...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Jul 2018

SA medical students graduate from Cuba
SA medical students graduate from Cuba

Minister in the Presidency, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, says the medical graduates from the Nelson Mandela-Fidel Castro (NMFC) programme in Cuba is a boost for the country's efforts to implement the National Health Insurance (NHI)...

5 Jul 2018

SA's SkillUp Tutors launches online lesson space
SA's SkillUp Tutors launches online lesson space

South African ed-tech startup SkillUp Tutors has launched an online lesson space that allows tutors to conduct lessons with students anywhere in the world...

By Tom Jackson 4 Jul 2018

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Education in SA's design and creative industries mirrors the world's best

Harry Kalmer recently travelled to Denmark and while studying the Danish approach to prepare students for a career in the creative industries, he realised how SA's education compares to the world's best...

By Harry Kalmer 4 Jul 2018

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This is the starting point for African smart cities

With over half the world's population currently living in urban metropoles and an estimated three million people moving into cities every week, it's safe to say that the concept of smart cities is becoming more crucial than ever...

By Byron Clatterbuck 4 Jul 2018

Africa's business schools need to be locally relevant and globally wise
Africa's business schools need to be locally relevant and globally wise

If 99.6% of businesses in a country like Nigeria employ fewer than 10 workers, does it make sense to teach Nigerian business students how to manage Fortune 500 companies in the US using Harvard Business School case studies...?

By Kutlwano Ramaboa 3 Jul 2018

Umalusi blows lid off fake matric certificates sites
Umalusi blows lid off fake matric certificates sites

Umalusi has condemned websites selling fake matric certificates to the public...

2 Jul 2018

The skills training our youth really need... Employability
The skills training our youth really need... Employability

While hard skills and education all contribute to potential career and personal development, a crucial element to getting started is employability and the skills that make one employable...

2 Jul 2018

Introducing high school girls to the aviation industry
Introducing high school girls to the aviation industry

FlySafair has signed on as a platinum sponsor for the Girl Fly Programme in Africa (GFPA) Foundation's 2018 Aviation and Space Camp which introduces more than 120 high school girls to the aviation industry...

2 Jul 2018

I-Innovate introduces AI to under-served school communities in Cape Town
I-Innovate introduces AI to under-served school communities in Cape Town

STE(A)M educational specialist I-Innovate has partnered with US developers Curiosity Machine and local organisation Sakhikamva Foundation, to bring the AI Family Challenge concept to South Africa...

29 Jun 2018

Winners of the Growsmart story-writing competition
Winners of the Growsmart story-writing competition

20 young schoolchildren will see their creative writing turned into published books after being selected as the top entrants in the Growsmart story-writing competition...

27 Jun 2018

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