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FNB Business Innovation Awards finalists
FNB Business Innovation Awards finalists

FNB Business and Endeavor South Africa have shortlisted the finalists for the FNB Business Innovation Awards 2017...

3 days ago

Free online course to better understand WannaCry
Free online course to better understand WannaCry

Alison has launched a free certificate online course that teaches how to avoid the WannaCry virus and explains the concepts behind these attacks...

19 May 2017

Call to enter - EduWeek Award nominations closing soon
Call to enter - EduWeek Award nominations closing soon

Entries for the 2017 EduWeek Awards, a highlight of the annual EduWeek conference and exhibition, will remain open till 19 May...

15 May 2017

Kate HoltAusAID via
New e-learning institution to help create Africa's next generation of farmers

The ongoing and severe shortage of well-trained personnel entering the agri-sector and agri-related industries, including farm managers, section managers, and sales personnel, poses a significant risk to food security on the continent...

11 May 2017

E Cape works towards improving education
E Cape works towards improving education

The Eastern Cape Province is working towards developing an e-learning educational system to improve Matric results, says director of E-learning Summit Motse Mfuleni.

8 May 2017

Nursing profession driving change through research and technological developments
Nursing profession driving change through research and technological developments

Not only has the focus on research resulted in increased competence within the nursing group but with the world becoming digital, the rapid introduction of educational technology means that our nurses are empowered...

By Dr Sharon Vasuthevan 8 May 2017

Chance meeting helped SA startup GetSmarter secure over $100m sale
Chance meeting helped SA startup GetSmarter secure over $100m sale

A chance meeting with US listed company 2U's CEO Chip Paucek in October last year set Cape Town based SA edtech startup GetSmarter on the road to being acquired by the US firm in a $103-million deal signed on Monday evening.

By Stephen Timm 3 May 2017

Private-public IT collaboration needed to evolve education, employment
Private-public IT collaboration needed to evolve education, employment

The focus at the WEF Africa summit in Durban this week is on inclusive growth and governments need to embrace digitalisation to ensure Africa evolves and provides education and employment opportunities for its citizens and remain globally competitive...

3 May 2017

How technology is opening new doors for neuro-atypical learners
How technology is opening new doors for neuro-atypical learners

One of the main effects of rapid digitisation is personalisation and customisation that gives consumers what they need, when they need it - and that extends to those whose needs differ from the norm...

By Claudia Swartzberg 28 Apr 2017

Microsoft releases results on South African education survey
Microsoft releases results on South African education survey

At the annual BETT Middle East 2017 event, Microsoft released the findings from a new education survey of nearly 50 educators in South Africa...

26 Apr 2017

Playing Minecraft today will prevent R2D2 taking your job tomorrow
Playing Minecraft today will prevent R2D2 taking your job tomorrow

Technology has deeply embedded itself within the modern workplace, enabling companies of all sizes to use innovation to disrupt the market, tackle challenges, take up opportunities and create demand for their offerings...

By Stephen Reid 12 Apr 2017

Gary Allemann, MD of Master Data Management
eLearning Curve launches new data mining course

Master Data Management's enterprise information management education partner, eLearningCurve.com, has launched a new data mining concepts and techniques course...

29 Mar 2017

Omo Ready for Life Maths Challenge boosting maths marks
Omo Ready for Life Maths Challenge boosting maths marks

Omo's ‘Ready for Life Maths Challenge' offers learners an opportunity to enhance their skills in mathematics and win prizes or bursaries...

28 Mar 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Mastering the art of learning a new language – English is dominant everywhere!

There can be no secret potion, computer program or magic pill to help you learn English immediately. It takes a lot of dedication, planning and hard work...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Mar 2017

Combat cyberbullying by teaching a culture of digital civility
Combat cyberbullying by teaching a culture of digital civility

Like the humble spreadsheet before it, the internet is one of the most transformative technologies in history. However, like any piece of technology, the internet can be used for bad as well as good...

By Angela Schaerer 17 Mar 2017

Advantages of Learning Record Store in e-learning
Advantages of Learning Record Store in e-learning

A Learning Record Store has taken e-learning to a completely new level. It collects, records and stores people's learning experiences from remote sources...

By Robin Singh 16 Mar 2017

How young upstarts are merging education and safety
How young upstarts are merging education and safety

As we move into the 21st century, accessibility to e-learning is becoming more of a necessity than a luxury. Yet South Africa's disadvantaged youth face more problems than merely inadequate educational facilities...

By Shan Radcliffe 14 Mar 2017

New programme to make learning fun
New programme to make learning fun

Evidence shows that a play-based approach to learning allows children to better understand mathematical and language concepts and to become creative, solution-oriented learners...

10 Mar 2017

Tech design empowering children with autism
Tech design empowering children with autism

Researchers at the University of Pretoria are developing guidelines to design better learning applications for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)...

6 Mar 2017

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#DesignIndaba2017: Luis von Ahn announced as speaker

The guy who co-invented CAPTCHAs, who co-founded the ingenious language-learning app, Duolingo, and who sold two projects to Google in his 20s, is going to be speaking at Design Indaba next month...

9 Feb 2017

IBM launches free online learning platform in Africa
IBM launches free online learning platform in Africa

IBM has launched its $70 million (approximately R945 million) digital education initiative, “IBM Digital - Nation Africa”, aimed at building much-needed digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills on the continent...

8 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: The next wave of technology transforming the classroom
#BizTrends2017: The next wave of technology transforming the classroom

Imagine you are a high school learner struggling with the textbook in front of you. You point your smartphone and ta-da – a video pops up on screen...

By Nirvani Dhevcharran 8 Feb 2017

Lack of space at public universities needn't spell end of degree dreams
Lack of space at public universities needn't spell end of degree dreams

Every year in January, the media reports extensively on the desperate situation in which thousands of matriculants find themselves – that of having qualified for entry into a degree programme, yet not being able to enrol at a public university due to lack of space...

Issued by Vega School 19 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

#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

Oxbridge Academy announces 10 scholarships in celebration of two decades
Oxbridge Academy announces 10 scholarships in celebration of two decades

In celebration of 20 years of existence, distance learning private college Oxbridge Academy has announced the launch of 10 full scholarships...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 14 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Education
#BestofBiz 2016: Education

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Education & Training portal over the past year below...

12 Dec 2016

New virtual school launches in SA
New virtual school launches in SA

Newly launched virtual school, THINK Digital College is available as an alternative, complete schooling system, offering CAPS and Cambridge curriculum from Grade R to Grade 12...

25 Nov 2016

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