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Go2Africa providing training opportunities for safari agents

Now in its tenth year, Go2Africa's Safari Expert Academy gives beginner agents and other sector industry experts looking to get into safari game opportunities...

1 day ago

Disruptive fintech degree launches at UCT
Disruptive fintech degree launches at UCT

A new degree, Master of Data Science with a specialisation in Financial Technology (fintech), which combines finance, technology and entrepreneurship is set to disrupt the financial services industry...

1 day ago

Searching for a superhero... teacher
Searching for a superhero... teacher

In celebration of the upcoming World Teachers' Day, Woolworths and MySchool have launched their annual Teachers' Day competition for learners to put their superhero teachers into the limelight...

2 days ago

Micro-finance, education reduces women's vulnerability to gender-based violence
Micro-finance, education reduces women's vulnerability to gender-based violence

Tackling gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS which plagues South African women, the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) programme works to improve the economic well-being and financial independence of rural women...

2 days ago

Scrapping maths in school won't solve problem
Scrapping maths in school won't solve problem

Doing away with the maths as a compulsory school subject will not solve the problem of South Africa's appalling math results...

2 days ago

Short courses can improve career prospects
Short courses can improve career prospects

Short course qualifications that are recent, relevant and specific can be far better indicators of a person's current skills than a qualification achieved years ago...

3 days ago

South African, Korean schoolchildren collaborate on drone building
South African, Korean schoolchildren collaborate on drone building

A team of Korean educators, who won a tender from Samsung for a study to forecast what education might look like in the year 2030, approached Curro, a South African educator group, to collaborate on a drone-building project...

3 days ago

Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDB
Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDB

WDB Investment Holdings has increased its stake in Seed Engine (incorporating Seed Academy and the WDB Seed Fund) from 35% to 51%, making Seed Engine a 51% black women-owned company...

15 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Bitten by the enterprising Bugz
#WomensMonth: Bitten by the enterprising Bugz

This Women's Month, the entrepreneurial genius behind Bugz Playpark, Lise Liebenberg, talks to us about early childhood development beyond the classroom, and running your own business...

By Shan Radcliffe 15 Aug 2017

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Student Council members of Brand Council South Africa announced

The Brand Council South Africa decided that a student council must be formed, one that would get a unique, youthful perspective and tap into the thoughts, behaviours and insights of students and added value to members...

15 Aug 2017

Mellony Ramalho, African Bank’s group executive: sales, branch network
#WomensMonth: Investing in women will make a difference

Africa Bank's Mellony Ramalho believes young women, need to be shown that there are possibilities and taught that through hard work they too can succeed...

15 Aug 2017

Paballo Nkwe and Danielle Lester, owners of iSelect Wealth
#WomensMonth: Taking on the boys in forex trading

A female duo is taking on the world of foreign exchange by becoming game-changers in this male-dominated field...

By Tivania Moodley 14 Aug 2017

Redesigning cities based on the words of hip hop greats
Redesigning cities based on the words of hip hop greats

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp introduces kids to architecture using a medium they love...

14 Aug 2017

Transforming agricultural education through technology
Transforming agricultural education through technology

When it comes to training and agri-education, technology is the perfect catalyst. Just as progress is being made in farming techniques, so is the use of similar advances to drive skills and education...

By Howard Blight 14 Aug 2017

UniZulu gets R70m infrastructure upgrades
UniZulu gets R70m infrastructure upgrades

A 288-unit residential facility and the complete rebuild of an electricity substation at the University of Zululand's main KwaDlangezwa Campus have been completed...

14 Aug 2017

Continuous learning essential yet lacking in South African organisations
Continuous learning essential yet lacking in South African organisations

Building techniques to cultivate a culture of continuous learning and growing professional development is of national importance for South African employers but only 28% are helping employees build these skills...

11 Aug 2017

Ghana gets SAP Africa Code Week
Ghana gets SAP Africa Code Week

Africa Code Week (ACW), which started in 2015 to equip parents, teachers and educators with the coding skills and teaching materials they need to train children and youth in their immediate communities, arrived back in Ghana this week...

11 Aug 2017

UJ receives R15m for mining faculty
UJ receives R15m for mining faculty

Sibanye will inject R15m into UJ's Department of Mining Engineering and Mine Surveying over the next three years...

11 Aug 2017

Inyathelo receives R2m in funding from Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Inyathelo receives R2m in funding from Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Inyathelo, the South African Institute for Advancement, has been provided a grant of $150,000 (about R2m) from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation for capacity building...

11 Aug 2017

Capitec joins BASA in youth outreach on financial education
Capitec joins BASA in youth outreach on financial education

The Banking Association of South Africa (BASA), through its StarSaver initiative, challenges member banks to take financial education to South Africa's Grade 7-9 learners to provide sound financial foundations...

10 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Illiteracy rates among women are falling: why isn't this good news?
#WomensMonth: Illiteracy rates among women are falling: why isn't this good news?

Functional illiteracy rates in South Africans over the age of 20 are on the decline. But, this doesn't necessarily point to either a satisfactory education system or an equitable employment environment...

By Jackie Carroll 10 Aug 2017

National Adzuna Graduate of the Year winner
National Adzuna Graduate of the Year winner

Terry Tshesebe, a Health and Environmental Sciences student at the Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) has won the national 2017 Adzuna Graduate of the Year competition...

10 Aug 2017

Dr Sharon Vasuthevan, group nursing and quality executive at Life Healthcare
#WomensMonth: Nursing education creates empowerment

In South Africa, only 28% of senior management positions are held by women...

10 Aug 2017

M-education can speed up learning, participation
M-education can speed up learning, participation

With many students using their mobile phones to access information, rather than laptop or tablet, education institutions are encouraged to support the integration of mobile devices and apps in formal and informal learning environments...

8 Aug 2017

Xhosa language school encourages cultural diversity in Western Cape
Xhosa language school encourages cultural diversity in Western Cape

This weekend saw the official launch of Masithethe IsiXhosa (Conversations in isiXhosa) a Xhosa language school in the Western Cape...

8 Aug 2017

Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop teaches children fundamentals of business
Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop teaches children fundamentals of business

Blue Ribbon has launched the Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop, a programme to teach learners the practical fundamentals of business...

8 Aug 2017

Training programme for young creatives
Training programme for young creatives

Live Mag, an online magazine is looking for 12 young South Africans between the age of 18 - 25 years to train into multimedia content producers...

8 Aug 2017

Airbus Little Engineers initiative comes to Africa
Airbus Little Engineers initiative comes to Africa

The Airbus Foundation has launched Airbus Little Engineer (ALE) robotics programme in Africa, aiming to reach at least 3,000 learners. Initial workshops will be held together with local stakeholders in Kenya and Nigeria later this year...

7 Aug 2017

Inaugural Singularity University South Africa Summit
Inaugural Singularity University South Africa Summit

The inaugural Singularity University South Africa Summit takes place on 23-24 August 2017 at the Kyalami Grand Prix and International Convention Centre in Midrand...

7 Aug 2017

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