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Tertiary education takes steps to meet market needs
Tertiary education takes steps to meet market needs

Many international education institutions are making internship and workplace readiness training an essential and compulsory part of their syllabus.

By Abram Molelemane and Anton Ressel 23 Oct 2014 12:15

Back to school fundraiser tops R30m for education - Shanduka Black Umbrellas
Back to school fundraiser tops R30m for education

Guests attending the Adopt-a-School Foundation's annual Back to School Party in Johannesburg on 18 October raised a record R6m for school development...

Issued by Shanduka Black Umbrellas 22 Oct 2014 12:32

AfriGIS Learnership, in association with CTU Training Solutions and MICT SETA - AfriGIS
AfriGIS Learnership, in association with CTU Training Solutions and MICT SETA

In 2012 AfriGIS launched a new Learnership Programme, in association with CTU Training Solutions and MICT SETA, to empower young learners and offer them the opportunity to gain hands-on work experience at AfriGIS...

Issued by AfriGIS 14 Oct 2014 11:34

SAA's warning over bogus websites
SAA's warning over bogus websites

South African Airlines (SAA) has warned the public about fraudulent websites that reportedly have information on the Cadet Pilot Development Programme. Applications for positions are now closed.

14 Oct 2014 08:18

Investec announces winners of 2014 Junior Innovators competition
Investec announces winners of 2014 Junior Innovators competition

A "Heating Kettle Bottle" - a battery-powered kettle and water bottle - has taken the winning title in the third annual Junior Innovators competition hosted at Investec in Sandown earlier this week.

10 Oct 2014 13:00

2014 CEEMAN Champions Teaching Award goes to Adrian Saville
2014 CEEMAN Champions Teaching Award goes to Adrian Saville

The 2014 CEEMAN Champions Teaching Award was handed over to Adrian Saville, Chief Investment Officer of Cannon Asset Managers and GIBS visiting professor, for his outstanding achievement by an individual faculty member.

9 Oct 2014 13:10

Oracle addresses IT skills shortage in Africa
Oracle addresses IT skills shortage in Africa

The dramatic advancement of technology over the past five years has resulted in a gap in IT competencies and skills availability.

8 Oct 2014 14:30

Livity Africa calls for support of digital bootcamp
Livity Africa calls for support of digital bootcamp

Livity Africa is calling on digital agencies, brands and companies to support the second installment of the new Google and IAB SA-backed digital bootcamp, Digify which commenced in Braamfontein earlier this month.

26 Sep 2014 10:00

Red & Yellow launches a series of design-focused courses - Red&Yellow
Red & Yellow launches a series of design-focused courses

The Red & Yellow Marketing School is offering a series of part-time contact and online courses to working professionals who want to learn how to create beautiful designs, magazine layouts and other visual marketing materials...

Issued by Red&Yellow 23 Sep 2014 11:57

Damelin sponsors R20,000 worth of bursaries to professional secretaries - Damelin
Damelin sponsors R20,000 worth of bursaries to professional secretaries

Damelin Randburg sponsored a whopping R20,000 in bursaries at this year's International Year of the Secretary and Admin Assistant PA Summit on Wednesday, 3 September, at Emperors Palace...

Issued by Damelin 23 Sep 2014 11:21

109th MBSA Conference tackles building a sustainable SA
109th MBSA Conference tackles building a sustainable SA

The 109th annual Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) Conference aims to address subjects such as skills development, growth and job creation within the building and construction industry.

23 Sep 2014 11:02

Clover Mama Afrika travels 7,000 kms to give back
Clover Mama Afrika travels 7,000 kms to give back

Clover Mama Afrika's annual roadshow, sponsored by MiX Telematics, is a journey of more than 7,000 kms that involves support visits to 30 Clover Mama Afrika centres across South Africa.

22 Sep 2014 14:15

ICT to reform basic education claims Motshekga
ICT to reform basic education claims Motshekga

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) will push for the stronger use of ICT to radically transform basic education.

22 Sep 2014 08:04

Addressing the root cause of unemployment in SA
Addressing the root cause of unemployment in SA

The educational structure is failing the South African youth as they continue to battle against unemployment, skills acquisition and career growth.

18 Sep 2014 10:00

T-Systems interns head to Germany
T-Systems interns head to Germany

Three T-Systems interns, recruited from various tertiary education institutions as well as the ICT Academy, will be heading off to Darmstadt, in the Bundesland of Hesse in Germany, as part of the Konrad Reiss International Exchange Programme.

18 Sep 2014 09:37

Mustadafin Foundation gives Cape Flat's families hope with adult literacy programme
Mustadafin Foundation gives Cape Flat's families hope with adult literacy programme

Through its adult literacy programme, Mustadafin Foundation is helping adults from the Cape Flats to better their lives and become more self-reliant through reading, writing and numeracy.

18 Sep 2014 09:00

Youth employment review now available
Youth employment review now available

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla says while the number of black youth in employment has grown over the last 20 years, the acquisition of skills has not grown at the same rate within this group.

16 Sep 2014 08:45

SA and China to improve employment services
SA and China to improve employment services

South Africa and China will sign an agreement to open the way for the two countries to cooperate in the fields of human resource development and employment services.

12 Sep 2014 10:41

Proceeds of art auction at MOST go to Phakama Women's Academy
Proceeds of art auction at MOST go to Phakama Women's Academy

Steve Limbrick's 12 paintings of iconic, comic sheep were auctioned at the MOST Awards ceremony last week in support of the VWV Group's Phakama Women's Academy.

12 Sep 2014 08:00

National Tourism Careers Expo launched in PE
National Tourism Careers Expo launched in PE

The National Tourism Careers Expo was recently launched in Port Elizabeth. The expo was initiated by the National Department of Tourism in partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism and Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, Sport Sector Education and Training Authority.

11 Sep 2014 10:03

Partners for Possibility takes education to new levels
Partners for Possibility takes education to new levels

PfP eliminates the boundary between corporate and education, creating an opportunity for business leaders and educators to be in a reciprocal partnership in which they continuously learn from each other.

11 Sep 2014 09:00

CWG launches internship scheme to develop young viticulturists
CWG launches internship scheme to develop young viticulturists

The Cape Winemakers Guild, in association with VinPro, has expanded its highly successful Oenology Protégé Programme with the launch of a similar internship scheme to develop young viticulturists.

9 Sep 2014 10:59

Shackles of unemployment may be broken through partnerships
Shackles of unemployment may be broken through partnerships

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country needs to break the shackles of economic exclusion so young people can get jobs.

9 Sep 2014 08:47

Gain experience with a PR internship
Gain experience with a PR internship

An internship is often a requirement of academic institutes for the completion of a degree or diploma. It is the perfect way to get your foot into the door to enter the job market and show what you are made of.

8 Sep 2014 13:43

State-of-the-art medical simulation lab in aid of clinical education
State-of-the-art medical simulation lab in aid of clinical education

Philips has installed a high-tech medical training simulation lab on the UJ's premises during a stopover in Johannesburg on its fifth consecutive pan-African Cairo to Cape Town roadshow.

4 Sep 2014 08:20

Africa Engineering Week aims to change lives
Africa Engineering Week aims to change lives

Africa Engineering Week is currently underway at the University of Johannesburg's Doornfontein Campus from 1-4 September.

1 Sep 2014 10:48

TEAMtalk media provides opportunities in sports journalism
TEAMtalk media provides opportunities in sports journalism

A career in sport is often thought of as on the pitch, but sports media is a prime space for young sports enthusiasts to channel their passion and earn a decent income to boot.

1 Sep 2014 08:30

Toyota donation equips young entrepreneurs
Toyota donation equips young entrepreneurs

A donation by Toyota South Africa has enabled the Afrikaans Institute of Commerce (AHi) to train approximately 350 students as part of their entrepreneurial development course.

29 Aug 2014 09:10

Emirates to hold assessment day for potential cabin crew
Emirates to hold assessment day for potential cabin crew

Emirates will be holding its Cabin Crew Assessment Day on 27 September 2014 in Cape Town.

26 Aug 2014 17:10

BYM summit to bring Africa's 100 brightest young minds together
BYM summit to bring Africa's 100 brightest young minds together

Recognised as an official World Design Capital Cape Town project, the 14th annual BYM summit is playing host to 100 of Africa's most innovative 20 to 32 year olds.

26 Aug 2014 13:45

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