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SA's universities can do more to make disabled students feel included

It's been a decade since South Africa signed and ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities...

By Oliver Mutanga 5 hours ago

Three thriving sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017
Three thriving sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017

Despite a challenging 2016, there are certain sectors that are ripe with opportunity for astute entrepreneurs to capitalise on in 2017...

1 day ago

New technical campuses to ease pressure
New technical campuses to ease pressure

Three technical and vocational education and training (TVET) campuses will open in 2017 to absorb some of the hundreds of thousands matrics who failed to get university exemption...

By Bekezela Phakathi 13 Jan 2017

Public Works bursaries a game changer for top achievers
Public Works bursaries a game changer for top achievers

Adopting the habit of working hard from an early age is what secured a bright future for an aspirant mechanical engineer, Olwethu Bitterhout, from the Eastern Cape...

By More Matshediso 13 Jan 2017

NSFAS expands access to higher education
NSFAS expands access to higher education

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says tremendous progress has been made in making higher education more accessible to the poor through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme...

12 Jan 2017

Last call for Chatsworth Centre bursary applications
Last call for Chatsworth Centre bursary applications

In 2017, Chatsworth Centre is offering a total of R100,000 towards tertiary education fees of matriculants that display potential to succeed...

11 Jan 2017

Students frustrated by held-over exams
Students frustrated by held-over exams

As universities across the country prepare for the influx of new first-year students, some institutions still need to finalise deferred and supplementary exams...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Is education's future online?
#BizTrends2017: Is education's future online?

Remember when The New York Times declared 2012 the Year of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)...?

By GetSmarter 9 Jan 2017

Eastern Cape universities to reject some students
Eastern Cape universities to reject some students

Eastern Cape universities will be forced to turn away thousands of prospective first-year students, even if they received good matric results...

5 Jan 2017

The do's and don'ts of implementing blended learning
The do's and don'ts of implementing blended learning

A key buzzword at the moment in the education space is "blended learning", but very few people would have heard this term before the higher education crisis...

By Dr Felicity Coughlan 4 Jan 2017

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Paeds heart doctor takes helm at NMMU health faculty

Dr Lungile Pepeta has left the public sector to become dean of health sciences at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University...

28 Dec 2016

Summerstrand building bought as centre for blue economy initiative
Summerstrand building bought as centre for blue economy initiative

Setting up a new R60m ocean sciences campus at NMMU has moved further ahead with the purchase of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research building, close to the main campus...

22 Dec 2016

Students raise R7m for bursaries
Students raise R7m for bursaries

In the midst of huge disruptions to campuses due to #FeesMustFall protests this year, a group of Johannesburg students were determined to remain optimistic and contribute to the education of young South Africans...

By Yoliswa Sobuwa 20 Dec 2016

GSB ranked as top business school in Africa for ninth year in a row
GSB ranked as top business school in Africa for ninth year in a row

For the ninth consecutive year, the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) has been ranked as the best business school in Africa by the prestigious international education rating agency, Eduniversal...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 20 Dec 2016

Educor acquires leading international business college
Educor acquires leading international business college

Educor Holdings' acquisition of the London College of International Business Studies (LCIBS) is the Group's first international purchase and its first brand to offer post-graduate qualifications...

Issued by Educor 20 Dec 2016

Educor Holdings announces new CEO
Educor Holdings announces new CEO

Educor Holdings, a premier education group comprising of a number of well-known brands across southern Africa, has announced the appointment of Charles Reeves as its new Chief Executive Officer for the Group...

Issued by Educor 20 Dec 2016

The changing labour market - high school graduates take heed
The changing labour market - high school graduates take heed

2017 has arrived, with school leavers and the newly graduated looking to enter the job market, while others have to decide on what their further studies will centre on...

By Andre Venter 15 Dec 2016

Air Seychelles engineers graduate with flying colours
Air Seychelles engineers graduate with flying colours

Seven Air Seychelles engineers recently completed a comprehensive four-year training programme with Etihad Airways...

15 Dec 2016

University of Cape Town - UCT Graduate School of Business is best business school in Africa
University of Cape Town - UCT Graduate School of Business is best business school in Africa

This year on 28 November deans and directors from over 120 best business schools in 50 countries gathered at Curtin University in Perth for the 9th Eduniversal World Convention...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 15 Dec 2016

Oxbridge Academy announces 10 scholarships in celebration of two decades
Oxbridge Academy announces 10 scholarships in celebration of two decades

In celebration of 20 years of existence, distance learning private college Oxbridge Academy has announced the launch of 10 full scholarships...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 14 Dec 2016

Abolition of NSFAS means tests for students on social grants
Abolition of NSFAS means tests for students on social grants

Matriculants accepted into institutions of higher learning who are recipients of social grants will not be subjected to a means test in order to qualify for financial aid from NSFAS...

By Linda Ensor 13 Dec 2016

Henley growth prompts recruitment campaign
Henley growth prompts recruitment campaign

Henley Business School Africa's growth over the past 12 months has prompted a recruitment drive dubbed "Giants Wanted" in search of four talented candidates...

Issued by Henley Business School 12 Dec 2016

Top honours for Inscape Education Group graduates
Top honours for Inscape Education Group graduates

As another year draws to an end, Inscape's national campuses celebrated their graduate class of 2016 with top honours...

Issued by Inscape Education Group 12 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Education
#BestofBiz 2016: Education

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Education & Training portal over the past year below...

12 Dec 2016

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Van Schaik Bookstore to launch rewards app

Van Schaik Bookstore has announced it will launch a lock screen replacement android app that has been integrated with the Van Schaik Rewards loyalty programme...

9 Dec 2016

Educating for good governance
Educating for good governance

Research indicates that there is a strong correlation between education and governance. There are multiple relationships between education and good governance and they are cyclical and mutually reinforcing...

By Ridwaan Asvat, Issued by Regent Business School 7 Dec 2016

College vocational training plan may fail because of lack of money: Nzimande
College vocational training plan may fail because of lack of money: Nzimande

The government's plan to boost enrolments in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) colleges is likely to fail because of lack of funding...

By Bekezela Phakathi 6 Dec 2016

State welches on Wits
State welches on Wits

Wits University has increased its fees by 8% because it had been left in the lurch by the government, which had short-changed it by R54-million...

By Jan Bornman and Shenaaz Jamal 6 Dec 2016

What is really the most important part of a training system?
What is really the most important part of a training system?

If your equipment is used badly or not at all, then it doesn't matter how good it is. Here are five reasons why the course material is really the most important part of a training system...

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 6 Dec 2016

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