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New FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme to boost women in biosciences
New FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme to boost women in biosciences

An acceleration programme aimed at supporting women in biosciences was launched by the NEPAD Southern Africa Network for Biosciences on Tuesday, 21 February 2017...

1 day ago

PERT... for a better way to teach
PERT... for a better way to teach

You can always just rattle off formulas and facts. But good teaching opens up an idea and gives you the tools to discover things for yourself. It is inspiring and empowering. This is still what we hope to provide at PERT...

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 1 day ago

Chef Khumalo, BON Hotel Group launches culinary school
Chef Khumalo, BON Hotel Group launches culinary school

Located at the refurbished restaurant venue at BON Hotel Midrand, the culinary school–cum-restaurant is the result of a desire to bring young African chefs into the industry

2 days ago

Burson-Marsteller SA's new programme searches for CEO-in-training
Burson-Marsteller SA's new programme searches for CEO-in-training

Burson-Marsteller have launched the Cornerstones Executive Development Programme, designed to develop the future generation of leadership of the firm in South Africa...

21 Feb 2017

Parliament sets the record straight on bursaries for staff
Parliament sets the record straight on bursaries for staff

Parliament on Sunday refuted the claims made in several media reports over the criteria used to allocate bursaries...

20 Feb 2017

Nikki Bush, parenting expert, encourager and author to speak at Henley MBA Family-Friendly event
Nikki Bush, parenting expert, encourager and author to speak at Henley MBA Family-Friendly event

Nikki Bush will be giving part two of her ‘Parenting on the Run' talk at Henley Business School Africa's MBA Family-Friendly event, on Wednesday, 22 February, at 6:30pm...

Issued by Henley Business School 15 Feb 2017

Cipla bursary scheme now open for entries
Cipla bursary scheme now open for entries

Cipla SA, South Africa's third largest pharmaceutical company, is encouraging all students in their first, second or third/final year, who want to make a difference in the world by becoming a part of the pharmaceutical industry, to apply for a bursary at the company...

Issued by Cipla 14 Feb 2017

WildArk acquires first wildlife conservancy in SA
WildArk acquires first wildlife conservancy in SA

Conservation organisation WildArk, together with guide training organisation EcoTraining, has acquired its first wildlife conservancy known as ‘Pridelands'...

8 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Machine learning trends in SA for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Machine learning trends in SA for 2017

Machine learning as a subset of artificial intelligence is an emerging trend in South Africa, with demand for data scientists rising sharply...

7 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: SA's graduate labour market - trends and issues
#BizTrends2017: SA's graduate labour market - trends and issues

The #FeesMustFall movement is running riot, and free tertiary education is the demand, but is the higher education system already producing too many graduates...?

7 Feb 2017

Young Bafana Soccer Academy focuses on youth development
Young Bafana Soccer Academy focuses on youth development

The Young Bafana Soccer Academy is making every day Universal Children's Day...

7 Feb 2017

Scholarships available to NPC leaders for high-impact leading sustainability programme
Scholarships available to NPC leaders for high-impact leading sustainability programme

TSiBA's eight-month modular Leading Financial Sustainability programme was created to fill the critical gap of supporting NGOs and NPOs through their journey towards financial sustainability...

Issued by TSiBA Education 6 Feb 2017

Hunting for top STEM talent
Hunting for top STEM talent

SANRAL, in partnership with NMMU, launched the SANRAL Physical Science School and Educator of 2017 Competition on Wednesday, 1 February 2017...

3 Feb 2017

Don't let big profits distract you from business fundamentals
Don't let big profits distract you from business fundamentals

The Finance for Non-Financial Managers programme at the GSB unpacks how finance works in business and teaches non-financial people how to analyse and interpret financial reports and statements...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 Feb 2017

Muir pupil heading for space academy
Muir pupil heading for space academy

A Uitenhage teenager has been granted an all-expenses-paid trip to the US Space and Rocket Academy in March...

By Devon Koen 2 Feb 2017

Grooms lead a Thoroughbred into the sales ring at the 2016 Bloodstock South Africa Mixed Sale in Gosforth Park.
Innovative BEE initiative setting stud farm grooms up for success

The thoroughbred breeding community is making strides in farm worker upliftment with an innovative BEE initiative, providing grooms working on South African stud farms with the tools they need to...

30 Jan 2017

Workshop series launched ahead of GirlCode Hackathon
Workshop series launched ahead of GirlCode Hackathon

GirlCode, a non-profit organisation aimed at empowering women through technology, has introduced The GirlCode Hackathon Workshop Series...

27 Jan 2017

Social Entrepreneurship Programme
Social Entrepreneurship Programme

GIBS's Social Entrepreneurship Programme (SEP) is a multi-disciplinary training programme which equips participants with the necessary skills to run a business-savvy, socially conscious organisation...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 25 Jan 2017

10 training tips for tackling your MBA
10 training tips for tackling your MBA

An MBA degree is arguably one of the most challenging experiences any student can have...

By Tanya van Lill 24 Jan 2017

Three thriving sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017
Three thriving sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017

Despite a challenging 2016, there are certain sectors that are ripe with opportunity for astute entrepreneurs to capitalise on in 2017...

17 Jan 2017

Youth enterprise development programme open for entry
Youth enterprise development programme open for entry

Mastercard invites women entrepreneurs to enter the Junior Achievement South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme...

11 Jan 2017

16th Oliver Top Empowerment Awards entries deadline extended
16th Oliver Top Empowerment Awards entries deadline extended

The Oliver Top Empowerment Awards, showcasing the organisations and individuals at the forefront of sustainable transformation, has extended the deadline for entries to Friday, 3 February...

Issued by Topco Media 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Is education's future online?
#BizTrends2017: Is education's future online?

Remember when The New York Times declared 2012 the Year of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)...?

By GetSmarter 9 Jan 2017

The do's and don'ts of implementing blended learning
The do's and don'ts of implementing blended learning

A key buzzword at the moment in the education space is "blended learning", but very few people would have heard this term before the higher education crisis...

By Dr Felicity Coughlan 4 Jan 2017

Marc Lubner - CEO of Afrika Tikkun
Give South Africa's youth a future

The past year will be remembered as 12 months of challenging times but it is in challenging times that the greatest creativity is unlocked...

By Marc Lubner 23 Dec 2016

Standard Bank Tutuwa Community Foundation introduces proactive youth development solutions
Standard Bank Tutuwa Community Foundation introduces proactive youth development solutions

Standard Bank recently launched The Standard Bank Tutuwa Community Foundation in recognition of the relatively young South African population getting ready to enter the workforce...

22 Dec 2016

Skills revolution puts Africa on growth path
Skills revolution puts Africa on growth path

Africa's skills revolution has put more young people in institutions of higher education, which will translate into a workforce that will grow and modernise the continental economy...

22 Dec 2016

How to develop your learning agility to get ahead in the job market
How to develop your learning agility to get ahead in the job market

The pace of change in the business world is accelerating and as a result, employers are looking for people who are fast learners and agile thinkers...

By Heidi Duvenage 21 Dec 2016

M-Net Magic in Motion Academy open for 2017 entries
M-Net Magic in Motion Academy open for 2017 entries

M-Net will run its Magic in Motion Academy programme for 2017 and host a four-day Magic in Motion Career Expo for aspiring young learners, as well as a new scholarship programme...

19 Dec 2016

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