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#BODJHB: A disconnect between business and purpose

Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group, opened day one of Business of Design in Johannesburg this morning, reflecting on the past year, which has been an extraordinary year for them with new ventures and a massive amount of hiring in a short space of time...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Flight Centre Foundation looks to tackle poverty through education
Flight Centre Foundation looks to tackle poverty through education

The Flight Centre Foundation aims to break the cycle of poverty through education, running a number of relevant programmes...

By Sindy Peters 17 Oct 2017

Foschini and Educor bursary winner - A proud Damelin part-time alumnus
Foschini and Educor bursary winner - A proud Damelin part-time alumnus

Educor Holdings has collaborated with The Foschini Group to offer thousands of South Africans their chance in R2m worth of bursaries through the monthly club magazine bursary competition...

By Ashmika Chottu, Issued by Educor 17 Oct 2017

Respublica to open new student res in Bloemfontein in 2018
Respublica to open new student res in Bloemfontein in 2018

Built by the Respublica Student Living Fund, a new purpose-designed student residence will be ready for occupation in January 2018...

17 Oct 2017

From left to right: Principle School of Hope, Jesrael Jacobs, Laura Collura, Yaseera Adonis, Ashley Visagie and Kurt Minnaar.
Education in South Africa - improving the system with art

The month-long exhibitions, titled Vanguard: A month where math meets art, was created with the aim to connect ideation, dialogue and collaboration between education and the arts and includes...

By Robin Fredericks 17 Oct 2017

Robots ready for second AfrikaBot 2017
Robots ready for second AfrikaBot 2017

Around 40 teams from Gauteng schools are ready to hit the Zwartkops International Raceway with their robots on Saturday, 22 October 2017, for the second AfrikaBot competition...

17 Oct 2017

Actis sponsors international scholarships for students or alumni of Honoris United Universities
Actis sponsors international scholarships for students or alumni of Honoris United Universities

Actis, a leading growth markets investor, will be providing US$100,000 in sponsorship for two Honoris United Universities graduates to complete a postgraduate qualification...

Issued by Regent Business School 16 Oct 2017

Changing the dreamer's education through art and music
Changing the dreamer's education through art and music

Kurt Minnaar, founder of Dreamer Education, has been making strides in education with his unconventional teaching methods...

By Robin Fredericks 16 Oct 2017

Curro fledgling Stadio buys Milpark Business School in with Brimstone
Curro fledgling Stadio buys Milpark Business School in with Brimstone

Stadio is buying Milpark Business School for R320m in partnership with Brimstone, the recently listed tertiary education group announced on Friday...

By Robert Laing 13 Oct 2017

Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill published for comment
Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill published for comment

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will today publish the Draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill in the Government Gazette, for public comment...

13 Oct 2017

Engen contributes R100K to Community Chest
Engen contributes R100K to Community Chest

The 12th Mayoral Charity Golf Day took place earlier this month at the Port Elizabeth Golf Club...

13 Oct 2017

New Dean of Humanities for CUT
New Dean of Humanities for CUT

Professor Nosisi Nellie Feza has been appointed as the new Dean of Faculty of Humanities for the Central University of Technology, Free State, effective 1 October 2017...

12 Oct 2017

Winners of 2017 FEDHASA Cape Youth Bursary
Winners of 2017 FEDHASA Cape Youth Bursary

FEDHASA Cape has announced the three recipients of its 2017 Youth Bursary as Nolubabalo Matiwane, Khayakazi Mabefu and Yanga Ndayi...

10 Oct 2017

Higher Education Transformation Network calls for release of Fees Commission report
Higher Education Transformation Network calls for release of Fees Commission report

The Higher Education Transformation Network (HETN) has called on President Jacob Zuma to "urgently" release the final report of the Fees Commission...

By Nomahlubi Jordaan 10 Oct 2017

Be great, in order to build greatness in others
Be great, in order to build greatness in others

Chris Jordan offers some tips about what to keep in mind when teaching radio broadcasting to your students...

By Chris Jordan 10 Oct 2017

EduWeek 2017 award winners
EduWeek 2017 award winners

Education conference and exhibition, EduWeek hosted its prestigious annual awards event in Cape Town on Wednesday...

6 Oct 2017

Wavebreak Media
New medical school slated for Eastern Cape

Nelson Mandela University (NMU) will open South Africa's ninth medical school in 2020 with its first class of 100 aspiring doctors...

By Joan van Dyk 6 Oct 2017

Conclusion of 2U's R1.4bn buyout of GetSmarter puts Cape Town in the spotlight
Conclusion of 2U's R1.4bn buyout of GetSmarter puts Cape Town in the spotlight

US-based 2U Inc. has concluded its $103m (R1.4bn) acquisition of online education company GetSmarter. The deal, which is believed to be the biggest ever for a South African edtech company, further bolsters Cape Town's position as a technology hub...

Issued by GetSmarter 6 Oct 2017

Educor hosts its first Academic Advising Research Conference
Educor hosts its first Academic Advising Research Conference

Leading private education provider Educor Holdings will be hosting its first Academic Advising Research Conference on Friday, 6 October, at the Premier Hotel in Pinetown...

By Ashmika Chottu, Issued by Educor 5 Oct 2017

Subsidies for academic papers could be withdrawn in 'predatory publishing' probe
Subsidies for academic papers could be withdrawn in 'predatory publishing' probe

The Department of Higher Education and Training will probe claims about predatory publishing, and could withdraw subsidies paid out for the academic articles in question...

By Bekezela Phakathi 5 Oct 2017

Higher education irregular spending worries auditor-general
Higher education irregular spending worries auditor-general

The auditor-general has raised concern about the sustainability of the Department of Higher Education and Training after it incurred nearly R1bn in irregular expenditure...

By Bekezela Phakathi 5 Oct 2017

Wits appoints CEO for Tshimologong Precinct
Wits appoints CEO for Tshimologong Precinct

Lesley Donna Williams has been appointed the CEO of Wits University's Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct...

4 Oct 2017

Future Nation Schools founder donates 25,000 books to Walter Sisulu University
Future Nation Schools founder donates 25,000 books to Walter Sisulu University

Celebrating its first book fair, Future Nation Schools founder and chairperson of NSFAS and the National Education Collaboration Trust, Sizwe Nxasana donated more than 25,000 books worth more than R12.5m to Walter Sisulu University (WSU)...

4 Oct 2017

Professor Cuthbert Musingwini, Wits University School of Mining
ECSA renews Wits Mining School's accreditation

The Wits School of Mining Engineering has been re-accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa...

4 Oct 2017

Umbrella body fears student funding disaster
Umbrella body fears student funding disaster

The Financial Aid Practitioners of SA (Fapsa) warns of further unrest and protest at tertiary campuses countrywide if the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) does not sort out its payment issues to institutions and students...

3 Oct 2017

Ivy League universities search SA for tomorrow's leaders
Ivy League universities search SA for tomorrow's leaders

More than 10 of the world's top universities - including Harvard, MIT, New York University, Columbia, Cornell and Princeton - have descended on Crawford College in Sandton to identify top matriculants for their 2018 programmes...

3 Oct 2017

New UJ research centre aims to reduce poverty
New UJ research centre aims to reduce poverty

Poverty trends research released by Statistics South Africa in August shows that poverty levels are on the rise, with 55.5% of South Africans living in poverty in 2015. UJ's new initiative, the Africa Centre for Evidence, intends to change all that...

2 Oct 2017

PhD chemistry students Anton Hamann (left) and Jonathan Hay with the ‘Closed-Cold-Water-Recycling-System’ they developed for their laboratory in the De Beers Building at Stellenbosch University. Photo: Stefan Els
SU chemistry students reduce water use in lab by 3,000l per week

Stellenbosch University chemistry PhD students Monica Clements, Jonathan Hay and Anton Hamann have reduced their laboratory's water consumption by at least 3,000l per week...

2 Oct 2017

Pictured from left to right: Simon Mwangi, CEO/Founder The Bridge Africa Group Ltd, Kenya; AGCO’s Nuradin Osman; Dr George Njenga, Dean, Strathmore Business School and Dr Andy Wilcox, Head of Crop and Environment Science, Harper Adams University, UK. (Image Source: AGCO Corporation)
New training programme to help fill vital management roles in African agriculture

AGCO Agribusiness Programme is being established to develop talent to fill vital junior management roles in African agriculture and the supply chain...

2 Oct 2017

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