A new online toolkit, free to download, will guide and assist artists and arts organisations in the effective use of online and social media tools.
5 Dec 2013 14:53
DHL Global Forwarding's Fresh Connection Challenge 2013 produced some fierce rivalries among South African companies earlier this year. The advanced web-based supply chain business game has caught the attention of leaders in a number of industries.
5 Dec 2013 13:04
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has released the Annual National Assessment (ANA) results, which show that while there is still room for improvement, some progress is being made in improving learner aptitude in literacy and numeracy in the lower grades.
5 Dec 2013 12:14
Inspiring a Generation is an ASSITEJ SA and Theatre Arts Admin Collective initiative, which aims to inspire theatre practitioners to make innovative theatre for children in South Africa. Building a new generation of artists working in theatre for children and young people will create a generation who love and are inspired by theatre.
4 Dec 2013 11:43
Eduloan, the provider of education finance and one of the corporates supporting the Primestars "Step Up, Let's Lead" National Youth Leader Awards, has presented full access to its Educonnect online platform to the 18 finalists in the awards, as well as a R300,000 bursary to the winner of the accounting and commerce category.
4 Dec 2013 11:22
Hosted by the Stellenbosch Outdoor Sculpture Trust and professional services firm Deloitte, the inaugural KickstART exhibition at the Pniel Museum features charcoal sketches selected from more than 180 children from 15 disadvantaged schools who participated in the KickstART Outreach Week in September.
4 Dec 2013 10:45
The annual office year-end party is usually where some of the craziest communication of the year takes place. Colleagues are usually beyond drained and exhausted at this time of the year and yet over-jubilant and excited at the same time. Add in to this equation free food and booze and we often see a terrifying communication cocktail in which employees often commit career suicide and take far more than just a day to recover!
By John French 4 Dec 2013 09:34
According to a recent survey, South African lecturers must adapt to the changing environment of their students by meeting them where they are most comfortable - in the social media space.
By Natasha Madhav 3 Dec 2013 09:54
South African lecturers must adapt to the changing environment of their students by meeting them where they are most comfortable - in the social media space, an education expert says.
3 Dec 2013 07:45
The main objective of the first international conference African Virtual University organised, was to discuss the future of e-learning in Africa and the role of Open Education Resources (OERs) including the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in the ICT learning revolution.
2 Dec 2013 16:27
Applications are invited from prospective participants in Masterclass, to be held in Pretoria in February 2014, conducted by Professor Josef Protschka from the Musikhochschule in Cologne, Germany.
2 Dec 2013 14:16
Kilowatt AV, the event production and technical support house, is calling on others in the industry to be more creative in their approach to skills development and empowerment. The suggestion was made before the December launch of Front of House, Kilowatt AV's in-house coffee shop, a project that aims to train young South Africans as professional coffee baristas, while supplying an upmarket coffee experience to its staff, clients and other companies in the vicinity.
2 Dec 2013 12:12
The SKA School, which will take place from 30 November until 5 December 2013, at the UKZN Westville campus, will provide a dynamic environment for the students to work with leading international astronomers from Canada, France, India and the US.
2 Dec 2013 10:56
First year University of Johannesburg (UJ) students will have to have either a laptop or a tablet for their studies in 2014, the university said.
29 Nov 2013 10:26
The third quarter survey of South Africa's legal professionals, conducted by financial services provider PPS, has revealed a notable increase in their confidence regarding the Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB).
28 Nov 2013 08:19
Poor readers equal poor learners. Will our Grade 12 learners matriculate with their deficient reading background? Preparing your child from primary school years for future success is crucial.
27 Nov 2013 15:32
Samsung Electronics South Africa has collaborated with education company, Pearson to equip students studying at Pearson CTI and Midrand Graduate Institute (MGI) with tablets from 2014.
27 Nov 2013 12:35
Samsung Electronics South Africa and Pearson have entered into a partnership to equip students studying at Pearson CTI and Midrand Graduate Institute (MGI) Higher Education Institutions with a tablet from 2014, empowering learners through a more interactive augmented educational experience.
27 Nov 2013 12:21
South Africa faces a major challenge in academically preparing its secondary school learners for tertiary education. High drop-out rates and inadequate skills development are among the serious consequences of this failure to transition effectively at secondary school level.
25 Nov 2013 11:25
Modern business careers require a different set of skills to what they did a decade ago and to address these changes, educational institutions have had to develop a host of new courses.
25 Nov 2013 11:13
Wits University's Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management has conferred former Chief Justice Pius Nkonzo Langa with a posthumous honourary Doctorate of Laws.
25 Nov 2013 07:58
Bright Start, a non-profit organisation (NPO) from Hout Bay in Cape Town, and the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company have delivered lockers to 260 learners at Silikamva High School in Hout Bay.
25 Nov 2013 07:15
ContinuitySA has announced its training programme for the first six months of 2014. Business Continuity is the increasingly important science of keeping a business operational through all types of severe incidents and crises.
22 Nov 2013 16:12
The Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Michael Masutha, will address an event at the University of Cape Town on 21 November 2013, to showcase projects funded through a science and technology (S&T) partnership between South Africa and the European Union (EU).
21 Nov 2013 12:36
Opportunities exist for corporate national sponsor partners to partner with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) to support its Global Business Challenge (GBC) designed to discover and nurture future business leaders. The competition's success has made it one of CIMA's annual flagship events.
21 Nov 2013 11:44
In an ideal world quality higher education would be available to everyone, all educational resources and technologies would be free, no student would be left behind for financial reasons - education would be a right and not a privilege.
By Sindy Peters 21 Nov 2013 11:05
Poor communication costs South African businesses billions of rands every year. South Africa has a corporate communication landscape shaped by 11 official languages and a myriad of different cultures with their own ways of communicating and expressing themselves.
By John French 21 Nov 2013 09:26
More Sector Education and Training Authority (Seta) offices are being planned for rural areas where Further Education Training (FET) colleges will be opened according to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande.
20 Nov 2013 07:53
The Strategic Planning Framework for Teacher Education and Development, which was launched recently by Angie Motshekga, Minister of Basic Education, identified furthering basic education as a core element of the South African economic, social and growth objectives.
19 Nov 2013 14:17
AFDA, the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, is set to present its annual showcase of graduate student short films and tele-novella productions. We spoke to Garth Holmes, chairman and co-founder of AFDA, to find out more.
By Eugene Yiga 18 Nov 2013 09:45
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