The third quarter survey of South Africa's legal professionals, conducted by financial services provider PPS, has revealed a notable increase in their confidence regarding the Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB).
28 Nov 2013 08:19
South Africa faces a major challenge in academically preparing its secondary school learners for tertiary education. High drop-out rates and inadequate skills development are among the serious consequences of this failure to transition effectively at secondary school level.
25 Nov 2013 11:25
Modern business careers require a different set of skills to what they did a decade ago and to address these changes, educational institutions have had to develop a host of new courses.
25 Nov 2013 11:13
Bright Start, a non-profit organisation (NPO) from Hout Bay in Cape Town, and the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company have delivered lockers to 260 learners at Silikamva High School in Hout Bay.
25 Nov 2013 07:15
SEA Africa will be hosting the Advancing Youth Entrepreneurship through Innovation event to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) on Thursday, 21 November at the Sandton Holiday Inn in Johannesburg. SEA Africa links businesses to African markets and is the official partner for GEW.
18 Nov 2013 08:26
Shai Reshef, president and founder of the University of the People (UoPeople) will be visiting South Africa later this month to recruit students for Microsoft's 4Afrika scholarship.
7 Nov 2013 10:30
Gamification can make training in the workplace faster, more effective and less expensive.
By Danette Breitenbach 23 Oct 2013 07:58
At the end of November, six candidates graduated from Mimecast's inaugural Graduate Programme, in which they received full in-house product and company training and were exposed to a broad spectrum of IT and business-related disciplines through hands-on rotations and projects within various departments.
6 Dec 2013 14:15
A new online toolkit, free to download, will guide and assist artists and arts organisations in the effective use of online and social media tools.
5 Dec 2013 14:53
DHL Global Forwarding's Fresh Connection Challenge 2013 produced some fierce rivalries among South African companies earlier this year. The advanced web-based supply chain business game has caught the attention of leaders in a number of industries.
5 Dec 2013 13:04
Hosted by the Stellenbosch Outdoor Sculpture Trust and professional services firm Deloitte, the inaugural KickstART exhibition at the Pniel Museum features charcoal sketches selected from more than 180 children from 15 disadvantaged schools who participated in the KickstART Outreach Week in September.
4 Dec 2013 10:45
Kilowatt AV, the event production and technical support house, is calling on others in the industry to be more creative in their approach to skills development and empowerment. The suggestion was made before the December launch of Front of House, Kilowatt AV's in-house coffee shop, a project that aims to train young South Africans as professional coffee baristas, while supplying an upmarket coffee experience to its staff, clients and other companies in the vicinity.
2 Dec 2013 12:12
The SKA School, which will take place from 30 November until 5 December 2013, at the UKZN Westville campus, will provide a dynamic environment for the students to work with leading international astronomers from Canada, France, India and the US.
2 Dec 2013 10:56
Poor readers equal poor learners. Will our Grade 12 learners matriculate with their deficient reading background? Preparing your child from primary school years for future success is crucial.
27 Nov 2013 15:32
Samsung Electronics South Africa and Pearson have entered into a partnership to equip students studying at Pearson CTI and Midrand Graduate Institute (MGI) Higher Education Institutions with a tablet from 2014, empowering learners through a more interactive augmented educational experience.
27 Nov 2013 12:21
ContinuitySA has announced its training programme for the first six months of 2014. Business Continuity is the increasingly important science of keeping a business operational through all types of severe incidents and crises.
22 Nov 2013 16:12
Poor communication costs South African businesses billions of rands every year. South Africa has a corporate communication landscape shaped by 11 official languages and a myriad of different cultures with their own ways of communicating and expressing themselves.
By John French 21 Nov 2013 09:26
Join a unique one-day leadership workshop in Johannesburg combining the wisdom of the Eastern mystics with the teachings of MBA programs, facilitated by Klasie Wessels of Streetschool who was previously the MD/Chairman of Draftfcb JHB.
Issued by Streetschool 13 Nov 2013 11:17
As part of a national strategic programme and in an effort to counter skills erosion and job losses in South Africa, the National Tooling Initiative Programme (NTIP), a TASA initiative, is managing a Toolmaker Apprenticeship programme. The programme is providing future tool makers with the skills required to pursue careers in South Africa's tooling industry.
12 Nov 2013 13:58
There are currently 829,000 jobs that are vacant for highly skilled workers across a wide range of occupations in South Africa, most notably in the medical, accounting, engineering, and IT fields.
12 Nov 2013 11:41
Jon Foster-Pedley, dean of Henley Business School in Africa, is launching an MBA tailored for the music and creative industries starting in March 2014.
8 Nov 2013 11:28
Kobus van Wyk, head of e-learning and education at Mustek discusses the importance of learning institutions to create strategies for the optimal usage of the IT resources available to them, and the role of the computer laboratory in the age of tablet pervasiveness.
6 Nov 2013 10:02
The Sylt Foundation calls all writers of contemporary African literature to apply for the two-month African Writer's Residency Award, which is offered as part of the Sylt Foundation Residency Programme.
5 Nov 2013 16:09
British council and Bharti Airtel have partnered to maximize the learning benefits of Bharti Airtel's wider broadband connective of 5GB per month in a three-year deal for 127 digital hubs located in schools across nine countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
4 Nov 2013 10:13
Wipro, the global IT consulting and outsourcing company, has recently announced the launch of its second internship programme in South Africa, which involves the recruitment of 40 graduate students from disadvantaged backgrounds providing them with specific in-house training and subsequent deployment on Wipro's active projects in South Africa.
31 Oct 2013 12:04
ADvTECH has acquired a 15% of Star Schools, with an option to increase its stake significantly in future. The company describes this investment as the next step in its strategy to grow in technology-led education.
30 Oct 2013 11:09
"When you come here, you either hand in anything personal like your phone or your jewellery, or you must leave it behind at home," said Frederico Vermeulen, an intern at the Chrysalis Academy, set along the edge of the Tokai Forest, Cape Town.
29 Oct 2013 15:01
Cape Town Opera, Africa's opera company has enthralled audiences across the globe for the past decade with its productions that have earned it recognition, awards and rave reviews both locally and internationally for its performances and creatively inspired designs and creative elements as well as its technical expertise. The highly talented "behind the scenes team" plays an equally important role as the on stage singers.
28 Oct 2013 12:30
Now moving into its fifth year, the programme is designed to allow a new graduate the chance to immerse themselves in all aspects of arts administration. The programme also allows the intern to identify his own learning goals and work towards those during the year that the internship runs.
25 Oct 2013 10:56
Trustees are the elected representatives of the owners in a sectional title scheme. They often have little or no understanding of the extensive legal requirements involved in sectional title scheme management and yet they are required by law to manage the scheme in accordance with them and in the best interests of the scheme.
24 Oct 2013 11:37
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