4 challenges facing young entrepreneurs and what to do about them
4 challenges facing young entrepreneurs and what to do about them

Despite Africa's impressive growth in the past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, the job market continues to be in a depressed state as youth unemployment continues to rise...

By Sandiso Sibisi 2 days ago

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Fruit South Africa: Sow the critical seeds of fruit consumption amongst our kids

We owe it to our children to advocate for their awareness around nutrition and obesity, and their fruit consumption seems a good place to start...

By Konanani Liphadzi 2 days ago

New partnership to help SA's youth transition from 'learning to earning'
New partnership to help SA's youth transition from 'learning to earning'

Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme and Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator are tackling youth unemployment through a new collaborative partnership...

3 days ago

Agreement improves handling of school sex offences
Agreement improves handling of school sex offences

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has welcomed the signing of new collective agreements, which will be instrumental in ensuring that justice prevails in cases where educators are accused of sexual misconduct...

3 days ago

AIMS launches Africa's first masters in machine intelligence
AIMS launches Africa's first masters in machine intelligence

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched its first-ever African Masters in Machine Intelligence at its AIMS Rwanda Campus...

17 Oct 2018

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#Matric4Madiba grants adults the opportunity to earn ASC certificates

A Media Works competition called #Matric4Madiba has created the opportunity for 15 adult South Africans to receive their Amended Senior Certificates (ASC) for free...

17 Oct 2018

2018 Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge winners
2018 Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge winners

The Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge (AGEC) named KwaZulu-Natal's Maris Stella High School student, Shriyaa Sooklal, as the winner of its 2018 digital learning competition...

16 Oct 2018

Winners of the Free State Mathematics Festival
Winners of the Free State Mathematics Festival

The Free State Mathematics Festival, a competition created for Grade 8-11 learners from schools across the province, was held on 10 - 11 October 2018 at the Bon Hotel in Bloemfontein...

15 Oct 2018

MBAWC celebrates its top apprentices and future master builders
MBAWC celebrates its top apprentices and future master builders

At the MBAWC's recent AGM, awards were bestowed upon two apprentices who have shown particular promise as future master builders...

15 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy
#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2018

MyFuture 4.0 expo - preparing kids for careers that don't exist yet
MyFuture 4.0 expo - preparing kids for careers that don't exist yet

In this ever-changing digital world, experts predict that by 2025, scores of people will be working in jobs that don't exist yet. For children currently making subject choices at school, and matriculants now selecting tertiary courses, preparing for this unknown future is essential...

12 Oct 2018

New free online university by Tari Labs
New free online university by Tari Labs

With the aim to help incubate open source projects and train blockchain developers, both locally and globally, Tari Labs has launched a free online university...

12 Oct 2018

Closing the skills gap with cybersecurity training
Closing the skills gap with cybersecurity training

To close the skills gap, organisations and academic institutions must take proactive measures...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 12 Oct 2018

How educators have to adapt to new social challenges
How educators have to adapt to new social challenges

While educators are passionate and keen to implement the prescribed syllabus, the practical realities and challenges that they encounter every day in the classrooms make it difficult for them to fulfill these objectives...

By Kaya Nyati 12 Oct 2018

2018 Saipa National Accounting Olympiad champions
2018 Saipa National Accounting Olympiad champions

The winners of the 2018 Saipa National Accounting Olympiad were named at the award ceremony held at the Wanderer's Club in Illovo, Johannesburg...

11 Oct 2018

Final stretch for 2018 matriculants
Final stretch for 2018 matriculants

In just 15 days, the 2018 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations will kick off with the first practical examination in Computer Applications Technology (CAT)...

10 Oct 2018

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Innovation Edge calls for tech solutions to early childhood challenges

Innovation Edge is calling for tech-driven solutions to problems that are faced by young children and their caretakers...

10 Oct 2018

Growsmart Western Cape literacy competition winners
Growsmart Western Cape literacy competition winners

Liwa Primary School from Nyanga has won the Growsmart literacy competition, beating 160 other schools in the Western Cape finals, which were recently held at the V&A Waterfront...

9 Oct 2018

TVET colleges must be part of skills development
TVET colleges must be part of skills development

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor has challenged Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to become part of the critical drive for skills development in South Africa...

9 Oct 2018

Bursary to increase careers in conservation
Bursary to increase careers in conservation

The Schalk Willem Theron Trust has entered into a partnership with SANParks and Nelson Mandela University to create a bursary programme aimed at assisting students studying nature conservation...

8 Oct 2018

Innovation shines at Eskom young scientists' expo
Innovation shines at Eskom young scientists' expo

Bursaries, laptops and cash prizes were part of the bounty taken home by some of the continent's budding scientists at an event held recently in Boksburg...

8 Oct 2018

SA hospitality gets industry boost through chef training programme
SA hospitality gets industry boost through chef training programme

The National Youth Chefs Training Programme forms a part of the broader objectives of the National Tourism Sector Strategy to address skills shortages in the hospitality and tourism industry

8 Oct 2018

Ready, set, code! SAP Africa Code Week 2018 opens
Ready, set, code! SAP Africa Code Week 2018 opens

The fourth edition of SAP's Africa Code Week kicked off in Johannesburg on Friday, 5 October 2018, in conjunction with UNESCO's World Teachers' Day...

5 Oct 2018

Happy World Teachers' Day
Happy World Teachers' Day

As the World commemorates Teachers' Day, today, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has applauded teachers for their hard work and dedication...

5 Oct 2018

Why knowledge is power in customer service
Why knowledge is power in customer service

Fostering a culture of continuous learning is essential in today's business environment, but companies find this principle difficult to implement...

By Wynand Smit 4 Oct 2018

Kenya's Angaza Elimu using tech to transform classroom experiences
Kenya's Angaza Elimu using tech to transform classroom experiences

Kenyan startup Angaza Elimu is attempting to transform education by addressing the problems of inefficient classrooms and inadequate educational material...

By Tom Jackson 4 Oct 2018

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Spark Schools launches primary school bursary competition

Spark Schools is offering primary school learners the opportunity to win primary school tuition bursaries via a competition that will run for 10 weeks...

4 Oct 2018

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Utalk adds new languages to in-flight lessons

Language company Utalk has made its free in-flight language lessons on Emirates flights available in Arabic, Mandarin, German, and Spanish...

4 Oct 2018

Eskom young scientists gather in Johannesburg
Eskom young scientists gather in Johannesburg

Tomorrow's young scientists have gathered in Johannesburg to participate in the 38th annual Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF)...

3 Oct 2018

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