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Good news for job seeking graduates
Good news for job seeking graduates

Cabinet has approved the Public Service Graduate Recruitment Scheme Framework...

8 Dec 2017

photo credit- Mona Ewees, Breteau Foundation
Educational apps boost KZN learners

After three years of intervention at Zilungisele Primary in KwaDukuza, KwaZulu-Natal and several similar schools, a principal's survey showed a reduction in absenteeism and a higher enrollment, reportedly thanks to the Xander educational apps...

7 Dec 2017

Africa Code Week 2017 empowers 1.3 million young Africans
Africa Code Week 2017 empowers 1.3 million young Africans

Africa Code Week this year empowered 1.3 million youth across 35 countries with basic coding skills...

7 Dec 2017

How to become an medico-legal expert witness
How to become an medico-legal expert witness

There have been a succession of cases before South African courts lately where expert medical testimony has played a pivotal role...

5 Dec 2017

Red & Yellow becomes South Africa's first Creative School of Business
Red & Yellow becomes South Africa's first Creative School of Business

Red & Yellow repositions as SA's first Creative School of Business, to equip school-leavers and working professionals with the essential knowledge and skills for career success in the 21st century...

Issued by Red & Yellow 5 Dec 2017

Deutsche Welle launches multimedia project for African youth
Deutsche Welle launches multimedia project for African youth

Reaching The 77 percent - Deutsche Welle launches new debate platform for young Africans...

5 Dec 2017

The media's role in promoting inclusive growth in Africa
The media's role in promoting inclusive growth in Africa

The media is urged to promote a more inclusive narrative for Africa to spur inclusive growth on the continent...

By Amrote Abdella 4 Dec 2017

Skills & Futures Zone @ Rand Show: Informing future leaders
Skills & Futures Zone @ Rand Show: Informing future leaders

The organisers of Rand Show 2018 are pleased to announce the launch of the Skills & Futures Zone, a brand new interactive, dynamic and informative new exhibition zone at Rand Show 2018...

Issued by Rand Show 30 Nov 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age
#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age

Kershen Pillay does not believe in luck. "I believe in working hard consistently and always staying focused on sharpening my skill. As an entrepreneur you have to be open to listening, learning and constantly developing yourself..."

By Shan Radcliffe 29 Nov 2017

Changing lives, one science experiment at a time
Changing lives, one science experiment at a time

MTN scholar Varaidzo Audrey Mureriwa has set out to address two of South Africa's major challenges: youth unemployment and skills shortages...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 23 Nov 2017

Plan to merge Setas for efficiency
Plan to merge Setas for efficiency

The government is looking to reduce the number of sector education and training authorities (Setas) as part of broader plans to revamp the post-school education and training system...

23 Nov 2017

Flagship training programme to provide women in logistics and transport with internationally recognised qualification
Flagship training programme to provide women in logistics and transport with internationally recognised qualification

Thirty women in the transport and logistics industries have been enrolled as student members of CILTSA which will see the women trained in the international Certificate in Logistics and Transport CILT qualification...

23 Nov 2017

SA ranked 48th in IMD World Talent Ranking
SA ranked 48th in IMD World Talent Ranking

In order to deliver the high-quality workforce South African businesses need to thrive, we need to increase investment in developing local talent...

22 Nov 2017

Student develops skills app for pupils
Student develops skills app for pupils

An educational mobile application, the brainchild of a Nelson Mandela University student, will soon shape the next generation of software developers in the rural and township schools in the Eastern Cape...

By Odette Parfitt 21 Nov 2017

Real-world necessity for workplace integrated learning
Real-world necessity for workplace integrated learning

Despite skills development becoming a BBBEE scorecard conversation, over 7-million South Africans are still illiterate, with new forms of illiteracy developing with every new workplace innovation...

17 Nov 2017

Applications open for 2018 digital talent bursary
Applications open for 2018 digital talent bursary

The Digital Skills Academy, in partnership with Brainstorm magazine, will once again offer a $10,000 bursary for one Brainstorm reader...

17 Nov 2017

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Digital era opens opportunities in maritime industry for South African youth

The face of the maritime industry is being changed by technological advances and digitalisation, opening up opportunities, especially among the youth...

17 Nov 2017

SA students' job-seeking app wins international award
SA students' job-seeking app wins international award

Umvozu, a mobile application developed by a team of South African students that links job-seekers with employers, has won the 2017 Geneva Challenge...

16 Nov 2017

John Sanei
#Newsmaker: Singularity University invites John Sanei to panel

John Sanei, business innovation strategist, trend specialist, futurist and author of South African bestseller What's your moonshot?, has been invited to join Singularity University's panel of global speakers...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Nov 2017

USAID gives $3.5m boost to Harambee for youth employment
USAID gives $3.5m boost to Harambee for youth employment

South African youth employment accelerator, Harambee and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), have announced a partnership that will help fund Harambee's operations over the next three years...

10 Nov 2017

UKZN Extended Learning in partnership with Hyperion Development
UKZN Extended Learning in partnership with Hyperion Development

UKZN Extended Learning (UEL) is delighted to announce its partnership with Hyperion Development to provide access to computing-related courses for those who want to upskill their programming and design skills...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 10 Nov 2017

Intelligo Solutions now offers end user licenses for generic e-learning portals
Intelligo Solutions now offers end user licenses for generic e-learning portals

E-learning method of upskilling employees has grown at an alarming speed over the past 12 months in South Africa...

Issued by Intelligo Solutions 9 Nov 2017

Agriculture training in South Africa badly needs an overhaul. Here are some ideas
Agriculture training in South Africa badly needs an overhaul. Here are some ideas

The current system of managing education and training is fragmented and in dire need of substantial reform. Responsibility for agricultural education and training is split between...

By Frans Swanepoel 9 Nov 2017

Good partnerships equals good business
Good partnerships equals good business

The White Paper (DHET, 2014e) recognises the importance of partnerships between educational institutions and employers and the use of resources of both the private and public sector drivers in deepening and transforming the entire post-schooling system...

By Colleen Brennon, Faikah Boltman and Steve Reid, Issued by False Bay College 8 Nov 2017

What is practice, really?
What is practice, really?

South African vocational training institutions face real challenges with limited resources, large learner numbers and serious skill deficits. To address this, maybe we have to start thinking inside the box: specifically a VR console, with all the possibilities of this wondrous new technology...

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 6 Nov 2017

Growing youth entrepreneurial culture through gamification
Growing youth entrepreneurial culture through gamification

The inaugural Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge (AGEC) which was conceptualised to creatively coach high school learners to think entrepreneurially has been lauded a "huge success"...

6 Nov 2017

Founders of the newly launched Explore Data Science Academy (LTR): Shaun Dippnall, Aidan Helmbold, and Dave Strugnell.
Explore Data Science Academy launches in Cape Town

The burgeoning demand for data analytics in the digital economy far exceeds current supply. The Explore Data Science Academy, which recently launched in Cape Town, aims to meet this demand...

By Ilse van den Berg 31 Oct 2017

Facebook Africa launches SME Council for Nigeria
Facebook Africa launches SME Council for Nigeria

Facebook has launched its Nigerian SME Council, the first to launch on the continent, as part of Facebook's commitment to help support small and medium sized businesses throughout Africa...

30 Oct 2017

Future-proof your journalists
Future-proof your journalists

The Storylab Academy is providing an opportunity for journalists to improve their digital storytelling skills with a combination of free online webinars and face-to-face training...

30 Oct 2017

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