Education Trends 2018

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First seminar in Africa on mind-brain-education (MBE) - registrations open
First seminar in Africa on mind-brain-education (MBE) - registrations open

Exclusive not-to-be missed event with internationally acclaimed US authors of "Neuroteach: Brain science and the future of education" - only 200 spaces available...

Issued by ITSI 1 day ago

Rob and Sam Paddock, co-founders of GetSmarter | Photographer: Terry Levin
#DesignIndaba2018: Getting smarter at partnering by design

Brothers and co-founders (or 'partners by design' as they call themselves) Sam and Rob Paddock, CEO and chief of strategic partnerships at GetSmarter addressed Design Indaba delegates yesterday on how partnering at the student level as well as the employee and executive level has not only increased their course completion rate but resulted in the turnaround of the business...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Boo-Yah! founder Carmen Murray launches The Connected Marketer courses in SA
Boo-Yah! founder Carmen Murray launches The Connected Marketer courses in SA

Boo-Yah! is bringing a different edge to education through Future-Fit Training Courses. These masterclasses are coming to South Africa in May...

Issued by Boo-Yah! 19 Feb 2018

Maaseares via
More Farmer Field Schools: Ongoing agricultural education needed to meet challenges

Demand across the world for Farmer Field Schools are increasing due to their ability to help smallholder farmers cope with complex challenges...

15 Feb 2018

Local youth to benefit as Sappi launches skills centre in Umkomaas
Local youth to benefit as Sappi launches skills centre in Umkomaas

Sappi is investing in a skills centre that focuses on empowering the Umkomaas community with skills that will enable them to seek meaningful employment or create small enterprises...

Issued by Sappi 14 Feb 2018

Ethiopian Aviation Academy rated top training centre in Africa
Ethiopian Aviation Academy rated top training centre in Africa

Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA), has been ranked among the top World Aviation Training Centers by Aviation Voice, a global aviation news provider engaged in the ranking of global aviation training centres...

14 Feb 2018

Microsoft 4Afrika launches AppFactory in Kenya
Microsoft 4Afrika launches AppFactory in Kenya

The United States International University - Africa (USIU-Africa), in collaboration with Microsoft's 4Afrika Initiative, has launched Kenya's first AppFactory at the Incubation and Innovation Center (I2C) in Nairobi, aimed at improving local IT skills...

By Tom Jackson 13 Feb 2018

Brent Spilkin and Vega introduce WTF, new course for freelancers
Brent Spilkin and Vega introduce WTF, new course for freelancers

South Africans are three times more likely to freelance than their global counterparts, but the freelance movement is not a millennial movement, says Brent Spilkin, also known as 'Spillly', author of What the Freelance...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2018

2018 JA South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme open for entries
2018 JA South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme open for entries

Mastercard is inviting all ambitious young female entrepreneurs to turn their aspirations into a reality by applying to take part in the JA South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme...

9 Feb 2018

New accelerator programme for environmental warriors
New accelerator programme for environmental warriors

Environmental entrepreneurs and businesses are invited to apply for Groundswell - Fetola's new initiative to accelerate the success of products and services in the water, sustainability and resource efficiency sectors...

7 Feb 2018

Agricultural education and training: The landscape, challenges and opportunities
Agricultural education and training: The landscape, challenges and opportunities

Many leading South African farming entities share the common sentiment that agricultural colleges are no longer delivering well-rounded, technically skilled professionals...

By Prof Charlie Reinhardt 2 Feb 2018

SANDF set to wow Rand Show visitors!
SANDF set to wow Rand Show visitors!

Tens of thousands of Rand Show visitors annually rate the massive SANDF static display, explosive capability demonstration and entertaining arena programme a highlight of their visit...

Issued by Rand Show 2 Feb 2018

The modern marketer is a connected one
The modern marketer is a connected one

In the 1970s, people were served about 300 ads a day. Today it's about 5,000 ads a day. It's a product-polluted world with smart consumers, where it's no longer about differentiation, but about multiple and meaningful connections, says Carmen Murray, founder of Boo-Yah!...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Feb 2018

Official Ferrari dealer announces 2018 internship programme
Official Ferrari dealer announces 2018 internship programme

Scuderia South Africa, the official Ferrari dealer is calling for applications for its second internship programme...

1 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: E-learning trends to watch out for in 2018
#BizTrends2018: E-learning trends to watch out for in 2018

We keep hearing about powerful smartphone devices, and how affordable and low-budget online learning courses have become. Within just one year, it's become clearer than ever that a much different future is in store for us when it comes to learning new skills and sharing your knowledge...

31 Jan 2018

Nationwide innovation competition launches in Ethiopia
Nationwide innovation competition launches in Ethiopia

A nationwide innovation competition, Solve IT!, has been launched by the US Embassy in Addis Ababa to promote STEM, entrepreneurship, and encourage a new generation of young Ethiopians to solve problems in their communities using technology...

29 Jan 2018

Absa TVETS and the Awethu Project Cash Up winners
Absa TVETS and the Awethu Project Cash Up winners

Last week, 26 Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college students from around the country battled for top honours in the Absa TVETS and the Awethu Project Cash Up competitions...

29 Jan 2018

SACPCMP partners construction industry in work-integrated learning programme
SACPCMP partners construction industry in work-integrated learning programme

The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) is partnering with construction companies to foster skills development for unemployed graduates through an internship programme...

29 Jan 2018

Dr Klaus von Pressentin
Study: Family physicians and their role in healthcare

Strengthening the country's district health system and improving the health and well-being of millions of people who can't afford medical insurance is one of the fundamentals to attaining universal health cover in South Africa...

By Alec Basson 29 Jan 2018

#HeadStart: Meet Logan Guleff, MasterChef Junior Winner
#HeadStart: Meet Logan Guleff, MasterChef Junior Winner

This week we have Head Starter Logan Guleff, a winner of MasterChef Junior. Guleff had earned the chance to work with Gordon Ramsay. His first recipe landed him on the Today Show when he was eight...

By Shivad Singh 29 Jan 2018

Next Einstein Forum survey to measure gender gap in African STEM education
Next Einstein Forum survey to measure gender gap in African STEM education

The Next Einstein Forum has launched a survey that hopes to measure the existing gender gap in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) education and research in Africa...

26 Jan 2018

Wesley Govender
Deloitte School of Analytics to demystify data science

In February 2018, the Deloitte School of Analytics will host its three-day annual education event, where it will break down the data phenomenon and help clients use data science to drive their organisation forward...

26 Jan 2018

How we can support special needs students in a failing school system
How we can support special needs students in a failing school system

With only an estimated 5% of youth with disabilities matriculating every year, and companies with job placements and employment equity requirements to fulfil, how do we bridge the educational gap to help these learners become employable?

25 Jan 2018

Apply now for CTIJF Arts Journalism and Photojournalism courses
Apply now for CTIJF Arts Journalism and Photojournalism courses

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) has opened applications for its free Arts Journalism and Photojournalism courses, set to take place from 17 - 24 March 2018...

23 Jan 2018

#HeadStart: Meet Cornel Amariei, the next Elon Musk
#HeadStart: Meet Cornel Amariei, the next Elon Musk

Cornel Amariei has started three companies, created a device called the Lumen that helps blind people get around, he's written a book called the Arduino Development Cookbook, is an Innovation Manager at Continental, is a Forbes 30 under 30 Standout Member and he has a girlfriend!

By Shivad Singh 22 Jan 2018

ACSA and Tshimologong design security challenge call for entry
ACSA and Tshimologong design security challenge call for entry

Maths geniuses, mad scientists, engineering wizards, IT wonderkids and tech boffins - ACSA needs your skills...

18 Jan 2018

The Private Hotel School to launch Joburg campus
The Private Hotel School to launch Joburg campus

After 11 years of conducting hospitality training and higher education in Stellenbosch, The Private Hotel School (TPHS) will be opening its second campus in Rosebank, Johannesburg this year...

17 Jan 2018

US maritime business students learn from SA
US maritime business students learn from SA

The 19 top-performing students from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy visited Nelson Mandela Bay recently as part of a South African tour to explore the cultural complexity of the global maritime industry...

17 Jan 2018

Applications open for award-winning disruptive education programme
Applications open for award-winning disruptive education programme

The UnSchool of Disruptive Design is heading for Cape Town and is inviting applications for a unique edu-adventure this May...

17 Jan 2018

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