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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

Moringa School to host women's coding course
Moringa School to host women's coding course

Kenyan coding academy Moringa School is to host a female only edition of its “Moringa Prep” introduction to coding course, with the aim of graduating more women developers...

By Gabriella Mulligan 3 days ago

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

#TransportMonth sees free training for 200 truck drivers
#TransportMonth sees free training for 200 truck drivers

In support of Transport Month, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is offering free driver training to 200 Mercedes-Benz truck drivers...

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

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

Mount Kenya University, RwandAir partner to promote aviation industry
Mount Kenya University, RwandAir partner to promote aviation industry

Mount Kenya University Rwanda recently entered a memorandum of understanding with RwandAir in a bid to strengthen the field of academic training and research...

16 Oct 2017

Air Tanzania signs MoU with Ethiopia on pilot training
Air Tanzania signs MoU with Ethiopia on pilot training

Air Tanzania Company Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ethiopian Aviation Academy, aimed at helping Tanzanian pilots and engineers undergo capacity building training in Ethiopia...

By Iddy Mwema 13 Oct 2017

Lee Richardson
Highlighting the importance of training the gaming workforce

As anticipation grows for the first edition of Gaming Africa which takes place from 24-25 October 2017, Lee Richardson, chief executive and founder of Gaming Economics, outlines the importance of training...

11 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

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

Samsung empowers Ghanaian girls with ICT skills
Samsung empowers Ghanaian girls with ICT skills

Samsung is growing young girls' capacity in ICT skills in Accra, Ghana through its annual employee volunteer programme...

5 Oct 2017

How to bounce back after serial job application disappointments
How to bounce back after serial job application disappointments

Being turned down time after time for jobs you've applied for can be intensely disheartening, but there are some proven actions candidates can take to ensure their applications improve over time...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 4 Oct 2017

Save time and costs! Register for an Online Visionary Leadership programme
Save time and costs! Register for an Online Visionary Leadership programme

The global landscape is currently volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) whereby leaders find themselves challenged to cope and manage their teams and organisations...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 2 Oct 2017

Your degree may not help for much
Your degree may not help for much

You might not need a degree to get a job at these big companies. Here's why they've opted for an unconventional approach to hiring...

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

Going Mad about education with Francois Pienaar
Going Mad about education with Francois Pienaar

Francois Pienaar has been a household name in South Africa for over 20 years. So what does a former Springbok captain do once he leaves the stadium and hangs up his national rugby boots for good? Why, he goes Mad and inspires new generations of learners and leaders, that's what...

By Shan Radcliffe 29 Sep 2017

2017 #TEDxYouthCT to acknowledge importance of embracing SA's diversity
2017 #TEDxYouthCT to acknowledge importance of embracing SA's diversity

Themed 'Embracing Diversity', the 2017 #TEDxYouthCT event will see eight young speakers take to the stage to share their take on the importance of embracing diversity as South Africans...

29 Sep 2017

Drone industry expected to create thousands of jobs
Drone industry expected to create thousands of jobs

According to economic expert, Dr Roelof Botha, the largely untapped drone industry is expected to create 33,000 jobs this year alone...

29 Sep 2017

SETAs pass audit checks
SETAs pass audit checks

The National Skills Authority (NSA) has congratulated Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) for receiving unqualified and clean audits for the 2016/2017 financial year...

28 Sep 2017

Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash
Ambition and partnership key to driving smart city adoption

AI and other technologies, in conjunction with the innovative implementation of ICT, can improve the quality of life across a broad range of factors, improve workforce efficiency, and create new jobs...

By Edwin Diender 27 Sep 2017

Intern programme partnership boosts tech graduates' employability
Intern programme partnership boosts tech graduates' employability

E4 has partnered with the EOH Youth Job Creation Initiative and the National Skills Fund Project and Internship Programme to give aspiring technology graduates the opportunity to gain both valuable and practical work experience to help kick-start their careers...

27 Sep 2017

New SANParks science leadership facility launches
New SANParks science leadership facility launches

The South African National Parks (SANParks), in partnership with the Organisation for Tropical Studies (OTS) and Nsasani Trust launched a science leadership facility at Skukuza...

26 Sep 2017

Saving the world through better choices
Saving the world through better choices

Innovator and thought leader Roger Martin has launched his latest book, which calls on managers and leaders to embrace integrative thinking to create new value for the world...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 22 Sep 2017

iRise, Somalia.
Somalia is getting its first tech incubator

The doors are set to open at iRise, the first ever tech incubator and co-working space to be established in the Somali capital of Mogadishu...

22 Sep 2017

iLearn contributes to empowering SA's disabled workforce
iLearn contributes to empowering SA's disabled workforce

Around 2.9-million South Africans are living with disabilities, yet only 1% have jobs...

21 Sep 2017

Code4CT, Booking.com to co-host coding workshop
Code4CT, Booking.com to co-host coding workshop

Code for Cape Town (Code4CT) and Booking.com are partnering to encourage girls to code by co-hosting a one-day workshop on Saturday, 30 September 2017...

21 Sep 2017

Skills and Career Development Summit prepares, uplifts learners
Skills and Career Development Summit prepares, uplifts learners

The 2017 FP&M SETA Skills and Career Development Summit is aiming to prepare and uplift learners for a better future...

15 Sep 2017

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Africa Safety Tour heads to South Africa, Zimbabwe

Facebook's Africa Safety Tour team is this week meeting with leading South African and Zimbabwean representatives, giving training, and facilitating workshops on the topic of online safety...

15 Sep 2017

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