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Statistician-General Pali Lehohla says while the number of black youth in employment has grown over the last 20 years, the acquisition of skills has not grown at the same rate within this group.

16 Sep 2014 08:45

UNISA alleviates impact of academic conference on environment
UNISA alleviates impact of academic conference on environment

When organising its HELTASA 2013 Conference, UNISA committed to reducing its effects on the environment by incorporating a R100 donation into the registration fee per delegate which has been donated to Food & Trees for Africa.

11 Sep 2014 10:00

Disability levels rise to 7.5% of the population
Disability levels rise to 7.5% of the population

According to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), 7.5% of South Africans have a disability.

10 Sep 2014 08:40

Women are the engineers of the future, says Vallabh
Women are the engineers of the future, says Vallabh

As part of Africa Engineering Week, a couple hundred girls from schools around Johannesburg donned pink hard hats, at UJ earlier this week, to get the feel of what it is like to be an engineer.

5 Sep 2014 08:00

Attract youth to academia says Zuma
Attract youth to academia says Zuma

With an ageing lecturing workforce at higher education institutions, President Jacob Zuma says there is a need to make academia more exciting for South Africa's youth.

5 Sep 2014 07:32

Tiso Foundation partners with Cambridge University - Tiso Foundation
Tiso Foundation partners with Cambridge University

The Tiso Foundation - a public benefit organisation (PBO) established in 2001 by the founders of the Tiso Group - is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with the University of Cambridge through its Global Leaders Programme (GLP).

Issued by Tiso Foundation 4 Sep 2014 14:30

State-of-the-art medical simulation lab in aid of clinical education
State-of-the-art medical simulation lab in aid of clinical education

Philips has installed a high-tech medical training simulation lab on the UJ's premises during a stopover in Johannesburg on its fifth consecutive pan-African Cairo to Cape Town roadshow.

4 Sep 2014 08:20

Africa Engineering Week aims to change lives
Africa Engineering Week aims to change lives

Africa Engineering Week is currently underway at the University of Johannesburg's Doornfontein Campus from 1-4 September.

1 Sep 2014 10:48

Ian Henderson
Bilingual universities the only way to promote diversity

The language debate rages on in tertiary education. The latest from the desk of the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande, is the pronouncement that South Africa no longer has (or should have) Afrikaans, Zulu or Tswana universities - only South African ones.

By Ian Henderson 28 Aug 2014 14:33

UCT to develop future leaders with multi-million rand MasterCard project
UCT to develop future leaders with multi-million rand MasterCard project

The University of Cape Town has entered a R252-million partnership with the MasterCard Foundation to help counteract the effects of 'brain drain' by developing 300 committed next-generation leaders from economically disadvantaged communities across sub-Saharan Africa.

28 Aug 2014 13:30

AAT(SA) uplifts accounting standards
AAT(SA) uplifts accounting standards

SAICA has partnered with the international AAT body to develop AAT(SA), a new locally-based professional body aimed an vastly improving the standards of accounting where the rubber hits the road.

27 Aug 2014 10:50

IT company helps graduates to become productive employees
IT company helps graduates to become productive employees

Durban-based IT company, 2Cana Solutions has a high demand for talented IT professionals and has a unique formula to deliver results and assist graduates to cross the bridge between graduation and productive employee.

25 Aug 2014 12:44

FSDEA launches scholarship programme
FSDEA launches scholarship programme

The Fundo Soberano de Angola recently announced the launch of its scholarship programme, 'Future Leaders of Angola' - an initiative to empower young people to lead development in Angola and Africa.

25 Aug 2014 11:30

FEDHASA Cape Youth Bursary Fund calls for entries
FEDHASA Cape Youth Bursary Fund calls for entries

FEDHASA Cape considers investing in education to be one of the biggest returns on investment for the industry and promotes the role of supporting young people and shaping their careers through the FEDHASA Cape Youth Bursary Fund - which is now open for applications.

22 Aug 2014 14:06

Attempt to bridge racial divisions at tertiary institutions
Attempt to bridge racial divisions at tertiary institutions

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has released a new policy framework, which aims to end racism and promote integration at tertiary institutions.

22 Aug 2014 09:51

CUT goes green with the Solar-Flower
CUT goes green with the Solar-Flower

Renewable energy is becoming increasingly popular as the world takes notice of the burgeoning carbon emission problems that come with burning fossil fuels.

22 Aug 2014 08:00

Minister, provincial, municipal leaders told to fix infrastructure problems
Minister, provincial, municipal leaders told to fix infrastructure problems

President Jacob Zuma has told Ministers, Premiers and Mayors, who are part of the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC), that they must jointly develop a problem-solving culture and fix infrastructure problems facing South Africa.

21 Aug 2014 07:15

Last call for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship
Last call for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship

The deadline for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship is fast-approaching as applications for first-year university students close on Friday, 29 August 2014.

20 Aug 2014 09:10

Could Africa become like China?
Could Africa become like China?

Africa's changing demographic over the next three-and-a-half decades could transform the continent into the next China, but only if its youthful population is educated and entrepreneurial.

By Jana Marais 19 Aug 2014 11:50

Maties Business School is best place for an MBA
Maties Business School is best place for an MBA

The University of Stellenbosch Business School has been rated the best in SA for MBA and MBL degrees for the third consecutive year.

By Samarah Lagerdien 18 Aug 2014 12:04

EMC launches Cradle to Career concept to encourage women into IT
EMC launches Cradle to Career concept to encourage women into IT

A concept created at EMC Corporation entitled Cradle to Career is focused on redressing the balance by encouraging more women to enter the IT profession and thrive in their chosen careers.

14 Aug 2014 15:31

Student Brands Money Matters magazine - Student Brands
Student Brands Money Matters magazine

Students spend over R40bn per year. If you are a student you should be happy for having a share of this much money and if you are not then you better start asking yourself where your money is going to...

Issued by Student Brands 13 Aug 2014 09:35

New centre the cornerstone of solar energy in Northern Cape
New centre the cornerstone of solar energy in Northern Cape

The launch of the Renewable Energy Centre of Excellence (RECE) at the Northern Cape Rural FET College in Upington on 5 August 2014 will be the cornerstone of the solar power energy in the province and play a leading regional role, constituting an important entry point for the broad-base economic empowerment of the solar industry.

13 Aug 2014 09:18

Medunsa to resume academic programmes

PRETORIA: The Ministry of Higher Education and Training on Friday, 8 August 2014, thanked Medunsa for reaching an agreement to resume academics programmes following strike action.

11 Aug 2014 08:30

Chilean president announces new Mandela scholarships
Chilean president announces new Mandela scholarships

CAPE TOWN: Chilean President Michelle Bachelet Jeria says she has put a proposal to her government to avail 50 scholarships to students in South Africa and other African countries to pursue their master's degrees at a top university in Chile.

10 Aug 2014 15:43

StatPro to support the education of underprivileged children
StatPro to support the education of underprivileged children

StatPro Group the AIM listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analytics for the global asset management industry, pledges to support the education of underprivileged children in the Western Cape, Cape Town.

8 Aug 2014 13:14

Publication of government's latest 'five-year plan'
Publication of government's latest 'five-year plan'

Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, has released government's framework for implementing the National Development Plan (NDP) over the next five years.

8 Aug 2014 06:33

How to overcome the lack of senior woman in higher education
How to overcome the lack of senior woman in higher education

There still remains a significant and visible gender inequality gap at higher education institutions.

By Pauline Machika 7 Aug 2014 09:15

Driving careers in banking and investment - Milpark Education
Driving careers in banking and investment

A range of qualifications from NQF level 5 through to NQF level 8 provides options for school-leavers as well as those already employed at different levels in the sector...

Issued by Milpark Education 6 Aug 2014 14:48

GMSA addresses skills shortages
GMSA addresses skills shortages

To address the lack of career guidance in our schools, GMSA and Kommunity Group Projects have partnered to support learners in making school subject and career choices.

5 Aug 2014 08:00

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