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African EduWeek Awards finalists
African EduWeek Awards finalists

The finalists in the inaugural African EduWeek Awards have been announced in categories which vary from supplier of the year in basic and high education to Community and NGO of the Year...

29 Jun 2015 11:24

Club 45 and SBI to host sport management course
Club 45 and SBI to host sport management course

Club 45 and the Sport Business Institute (SBI) Barcelona invites all those who aspire to be the future of sport business as well as current role players to join them for the inaugural SBI Sport Management short course...

25 Jun 2015 10:49

Lebo Sekhotla wins international university award, first African to do so
Lebo Sekhotla wins international university award, first African to do so

Lebo Sekhotla was recently awarded the international 'Here for Good' Award for youth empowerment work at a gala dinner in Miami, Florida, attended by higher education leaders and dignitaries including Condoleezza Rice...

24 Jun 2015 11:00

Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund launched with $5 million commitment
Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund launched with $5 million commitment

As part of the World Bank 'Partnership for Skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) programme, a 'Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund' has been launched by the President of the Republic of Senegal...

22 Jun 2015 13:56

Local youths' proud day at their TSiBA Graduation Ceremony - TSiBA Education
Local youths' proud day at their TSiBA Graduation Ceremony

Youth Day celebrations continued for 90 proud local youths on Friday, 19 June, when they were awarded their hard-earned higher education qualifications at the Tertiary School in Business Administration's Graduation Ceremony...

Issued by TSiBA Education 22 Jun 2015 13:50

Wits University honours Prof Fred Cawood
Wits University honours Prof Fred Cawood

The University of the Witwatersrand's School of Mining Engineering has paid tribute to the contribution made by its former Head of School, Prof Fred Cawood, during his five year tenure from 2010 to 2014...

19 Jun 2015 06:26

Qualification fraud soars in South Africa
Qualification fraud soars in South Africa

Qualification fraud is fast becoming a significant problem in South Africa, increasing by 200% over the last five years (2009-2014) and affecting even the highest executive levels...

18 Jun 2015 15:39

African EduWeek to inspire teachers and educators in July: from sex education to school finance to e-learning and maths
African EduWeek to inspire teachers and educators in July: from sex education to school finance to e-learning and maths

Teachers and educators inspire and motivate learners and students on a daily basis. African EduWeek gives teachers the opportunity to be inspired and gain new knowledge with free-to-attend educational training and development...

Issued by Spintelligent 18 Jun 2015 14:09

Degree scam operation uncovered by FBI
Degree scam operation uncovered by FBI

The FBI has uncovered "one of the largest degree scam operations ever," operated by Axact, a Karachi-based software company in Pakistan...

18 Jun 2015 11:12

Trail-blazing investment courses launched at UCT Graduate School of Business - UCT Graduate School of Business
Trail-blazing investment courses launched at UCT Graduate School of Business

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) is blazing a trail in the world of business education by offering the continent's first executive education impact investing courses...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 15 Jun 2015 13:45

African EduWeek launches exciting video inviting educators to "Enter a World of Educational Knowledge"
African EduWeek launches exciting video inviting educators to "Enter a World of Educational Knowledge"

A video featuring some of the leading experts and partners at the upcoming annual SABC Education African EduWeek has just been released and is available for online viewing and publishing...

Issued by Spintelligent 15 Jun 2015 13:25

Understanding psychometric testing
Understanding psychometric testing

The aim of aptitude tests or psychometric tests is to determine personal traits, by testing for numerical, literary, verbal and mental skills...

15 Jun 2015 11:51

Busting the myth of globalisation - Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL)
Busting the myth of globalisation

Globalisation is nothing new. As a concept it has been around for almost two hundred years; as a buzzword, for over thirty. The question to ask is: are we really as global as we think we are?...

Issued by Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) 12 Jun 2015 12:49

Research indicates shift in rules of procurement is hampered by tender policy - Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL)
Research indicates shift in rules of procurement is hampered by tender policy

Professor Douglas Boateng of the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) is Africa's first Professor Extraordinarius for Supply and Value Chain Management...

Issued by Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) 11 Jun 2015 13:50

Encourage youth towards entrepreneurship
Encourage youth towards entrepreneurship

Millennials - those born between 1980 and 2000 - possess the entrepreneurial spirit and characteristics that are necessary to create employment and start businesses to combat the 60% youth unemployment in the country...

11 Jun 2015 11:50

The real issue behind youth unemployment in SA
The real issue behind youth unemployment in SA

Earlier this year, Business Day put the spotlight on the gravity of South Africa's unemployment problem. It's worse than it seems...

By Antoinette Pombo 9 Jun 2015 14:55

FedEx donates $80,000 to Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation
FedEx donates $80,000 to Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation

FedEx Corporation has donated $80,000 (approximately R950,000) to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation...

9 Jun 2015 13:15

Damelin receives Diamond Arrow Award for 'Best College in South Peninsula and the City of Cape Town' - Damelin
Damelin receives Diamond Arrow Award for 'Best College in South Peninsula and the City of Cape Town'

The PMR Africa Awards announced their annual ranking of the tertiary institutes category at an event held in Cape Town, and Damelin came out tops...

Issued by Damelin 9 Jun 2015 10:09

'Whites should be killed' - UCT reveals charges against Chumani Maxwele
'Whites should be killed' - UCT reveals charges against Chumani Maxwele

UCT has explained why it suspended Chumani Maxwele, who was previously noted for emptying a bucket of feces over a statue of Cecil Rhodes, and getting arrested for allegedly extending his middle finger to the president of the country...

9 Jun 2015 08:45

SITA blamed for shelving of graduate credentials
SITA blamed for shelving of graduate credentials

More than 100,000 students who have qualified in a variety of technical and other areas have still not received graduation certificates from the Department of Higher Education and Training...

By Bekezela Phakathi 9 Jun 2015 07:30

Varsities hit by racism rows
Varsities hit by racism rows

Two lecturers at Eastern Cape universities are being investigated for alleged racism...

9 Jun 2015 07:00

Top college is giving away 23 bursaries in just 23 days - Boston College
Top college is giving away 23 bursaries in just 23 days

Boston City Campus & Business College and DJ Fresh are giving away 23 bursaries over the next few weeks...

Issued by Boston College 8 Jun 2015 13:55

Regent Business School to launch an entrepreneurship hub and adopts a new campus habitus in anticipation - Regent Business School
Regent Business School to launch an entrepreneurship hub and adopts a new campus habitus in anticipation

The curriculum planning team at Regent Business School decided to give meaning and expression to the term, "entrepreneurship", and make suggestions as to how it could become an overarching thematic mantra...

Issued by Regent Business School 8 Jun 2015 13:29

Minister launches SA-Swiss chair at UCT
Minister launches SA-Swiss chair at UCT

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor launched the SA-Swiss Research Chair in Global Environmental Health at the University of Cape Town (UCT) yesterday, the first one to link a local institution to a foreign partner...

5 Jun 2015 07:00

Wits profs will use new method to treat neuron diseases
Wits profs will use new method to treat neuron diseases

Two University of the Witwatersrand researchers will use nanotechnology to improve drug delivery for patients suffering from neuro-degenerative illnesses such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and motor neuron disease...

4 Jun 2015 15:30

[Mandela Day] SACOB to donate 67 bursaries in 67 minutes
[Mandela Day] SACOB to donate 67 bursaries in 67 minutes

In the spirit of celebrating the exceptional life of Nelson Mandela, the South African College of Business (SACOB) will once again honour its pledge in making education more accessible to all by giving away 67 free online courses...

3 Jun 2015 12:30

Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab inaugurated as "a welcome initiative"
Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab inaugurated as "a welcome initiative"

"Big innovations come from real problems, of which we have many in South Africa. But how many academics think of the commercial applications of their research? We must keep our best minds here. That's why this is such a welcome initiative." - Helen Zille

3 Jun 2015 10:15

UCT GSB in partnership with DESTINY and DESTINY MAN giving away MBA opportunity
UCT GSB in partnership with DESTINY and DESTINY MAN giving away MBA opportunity

One deserving individual stands to win a MBA from the University Of Cape Town Graduate School of Business in partnership with DESTINY and DESTINY MAN...

2 Jun 2015 15:30

Applications open for UCT GSB's 'MBA' for the commercial property industry
Applications open for UCT GSB's 'MBA' for the commercial property industry

Applications for selection to the Property Development Programme (PDP) - the MBA for the commercial property industry - are now open...

2 Jun 2015 12:25

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