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Five for a chain reaction
Five for a chain reaction

"As individuals experience the rewards of helping someone, they improve the communities they live and work in with a huge multiplier effect. A small change in the life of another can cause a chain reaction that will benefit the community...

By Jessica Taylor 28 May 2015 08:00

Free coding workshops offered
Free coding workshops offered

The Cape Town Science Centre is to host the first Africa Code Week pilot which will offer free coding workshops...

28 May 2015 06:00

Educate youth for a better Africa: Deputy Minister
Educate youth for a better Africa: Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Buti Manamela, has called for the youth to be educated and skilled so they can build a better future for Africa...

25 May 2015 08:55

The coming annual Finweek review and the need for a radical makeover of the MBA in South Africa - Regent Business School
The coming annual Finweek review and the need for a radical makeover of the MBA in South Africa

Whilst being a useful guide for business executives and prospective MBA students, Finweek's annual review does not deal with the more substantive curricula and policy issues confronting critical management and leadership skills needs...

Issued by Regent Business School 20 May 2015 14:28

Short courses in the South African labour market - Oxbridge Academy
Short courses in the South African labour market

Oxbridge Academy has been developing its short course programme throughout the past year to include a wide range of subjects and fields of study, partly in response to particular issues prevalent in the SA labour market...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 19 May 2015 10:29

Applications open for 2015 BYM Summit
Applications open for 2015 BYM Summit

The 15th annual BYM summit - a week-long summit for South Africa's most innovative young leaders to come together, learn from the nation's decision makers and craft solutions to relevant developmental challenges - will be held in Joburg from 16 to 20 July 2015...

14 May 2015 13:30

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Prominent Paints invests in training courses

Prominent Paints is addressing the skills shortage within the local paint industry through its training academy...

14 May 2015 13:29

Why implement WorldShare Management System in your library? - Sabinet
Why implement WorldShare Management System in your library?

The University of KwaZulu-Natal recently implemented OCLC's WorldShare Management Services (WMS) as its library management system...

Issued by Sabinet 8 May 2015 12:52

SABC Education African EduWeek gets diamond sponsor
SABC Education African EduWeek gets diamond sponsor

The SABC Education African EduWeek has a diamond sponsor - Intel - for the second year in succession. The show, scheduled for 1 and 2 July 2015 at the Gallagher Convention Centre...

7 May 2015 15:20

Technology equips librarians with 21st-century skills to help create digital citizens - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Technology equips librarians with 21st-century skills to help create digital citizens

Delegates from around Africa attended the Professional Development Programme for the Next Generation African Library and Information Professionals over the course of four weeks during February and March...

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 5 May 2015 11:56

SACAP launches postgraduate psychology honours programme
SACAP launches postgraduate psychology honours programme

The South African College of Applied Psychology (SACAP) recently launched a new postgraduate psychology honours programme on both its Cape Town and Johannesburg campuses...

30 Apr 2015 14:35

The future of the post office hinges on successful negotiations
The future of the post office hinges on successful negotiations

The South African Post System narrowly escaped coming to a standstill in March yet again, as the Labour Court in Johannesburg granted the parastatal an interim interdict against the Communication Workers Union (CWU)...

29 Apr 2015 14:30

Skills shortage far worse than admitted
Skills shortage far worse than admitted

There are as many as 829,800 vacant positions for high-skilled workers across a diverse spread of occupations in South Africa and this includes a dire lack of artisans, says Sean Jones, co-founder and director of black empowered artisan training academy, Artisan Training Institute (ATI)...

29 Apr 2015 07:50

Agri-entrepreneurs empowered with skills in job creation, food security and rural development - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Agri-entrepreneurs empowered with skills in job creation, food security and rural development

Agri SA hosted a certificate ceremony during the first quarter of 2015 in recognition of the first group of delegates who have successfully completed the inaugural Agricultural Enterprise Management Programme...

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 28 Apr 2015 12:24

Wits students use @RISK software to manage mining risk
Wits students use @RISK software to manage mining risk

Students at the Wits School of Mining Engineering are employing a high-tech program to manage mining risk...

28 Apr 2015 12:00

The Barn Khayelitsha launches e-commerce course
The Barn Khayelitsha launches e-commerce course

The Barn Khayelitsha supports local entrepreneurs through its community-based incubator...

23 Apr 2015 08:02

Computer students hit right keys to kindness
Computer students hit right keys to kindness

A video showing a group of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University students performing acts of kindness to make other students' days has taken social media by storm, with people challenged to do the same in their areas...

By Deneesha Pillay 22 Apr 2015 14:25

National Youth Development Agency invests in skills development and legal compliance in the workplace - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
National Youth Development Agency invests in skills development and legal compliance in the workplace

The National Youth Development Agency plays a key role in ensuring that government, the private sector and civil society make youth development a priority by identifying and implementing solutions to address challenges...

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 21 Apr 2015 10:52

Unique skills programme jumpstarts careers for unemployed youth - TSiBA Education
Unique skills programme jumpstarts careers for unemployed youth

Many highly qualified South African youths struggle to get jobs or move up the corporate ladder, often due to a lack of the vital soft skills key to survival in today's competitive marketplace...

Issued by TSiBA Education 21 Apr 2015 10:19

Wipro and GIBS partner to design 'Future CIO' programme
Wipro and GIBS partner to design 'Future CIO' programme

Wipro has announced a partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) to co-design a 'Future CIO' programme, which aims to build future technology leaders...

21 Apr 2015 07:15

WYSE Travel Confederation and Emirates partner again for WYSTC 2015
WYSE Travel Confederation and Emirates partner again for WYSTC 2015

The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation has partnered Emirates Airline again this year to offer hosted flights for its WYSTC 2015 hosted buyer programme participants...

20 Apr 2015 13:57

SA sends trainees to China for nuclear plant operations training
SA sends trainees to China for nuclear plant operations training

PRETORIA: Government is sending 50 trainees from the South African nuclear industry to China to take part in the nuclear power plant operations training, said the Department of Energy (DoE)...

20 Apr 2015 12:00

SARA hosts African first conference in SA
SARA hosts African first conference in SA

The South African Roadies Association (SARA) is hosting Africa's first-ever Live Event Technical & Production Conference (LETPC 2015) from 13 to 16 May, during Africa Month, at the Sunnyside Park Hotel in Parktown, Johannesburg...

17 Apr 2015 10:45

Railway Engineering celebrates 21 years' collaborative training with the University of Pretoria and Transnet - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Railway Engineering celebrates 21 years' collaborative training with the University of Pretoria and Transnet

Transnet and the University of Pretoria (UP) are celebrating 21 years of collaborative training and research in Railway Engineering in 2015...

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 14 Apr 2015 12:38

Hope-Mandeville Disability Careers Expo 2015
Hope-Mandeville Disability Careers Expo 2015

The fourth annual Hope-Mandeville Disability Careers Expo will take place at Hope School, Westcliff, Johannesburg from 22-24 April 2015...

14 Apr 2015 08:52

Government says it's doing all it can to address challenges in education
Government says it's doing all it can to address challenges in education

While challenges persist in the higher education sector, government is doing all it can to address these, Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana said on Wednesday...

9 Apr 2015 10:37

CIMA's Code of Ethics updated and relaunched
CIMA's Code of Ethics updated and relaunched

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has updated and relaunched its Code of Ethics to guide its 227,000 members and students around the world...

25 Mar 2015 19:50

SA's up-and-coming wool and mohair producers contribute R282m to GDP
SA's up-and-coming wool and mohair producers contribute R282m to GDP

Emerging farmers from historically disadvantaged, rural communities are making significant contributions to South African wool and mohair production and global exports...

20 Mar 2015 08:15

Education gets largest slice of Mpuma budget
Education gets largest slice of Mpuma budget

The Mpumalanga Department of Education has been allocated the largest share of the province's budget at R16.8 billion...

19 Mar 2015 08:50

The human right to a relevant education
The human right to a relevant education

Human Rights Day, 21 March serves as a reminder of past injustices and our achievements in working towards an equal society. The right to education is the key to the improvement of people's lives, no matter what life stage they are in...

By Jackie Carroll 17 Mar 2015 10:45

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