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Virtual, augmented reality brings new dimension to interactive education
Virtual, augmented reality brings new dimension to interactive education

While computers and tablets have opened more opportunities for students to engage with their subject matter in the last decade, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) enable them to understand abstract concepts better, anytime and anywhere...

13 Jul 2017

Samsung Electronics and Enterprises UP partner to promote e-learning
Samsung Electronics and Enterprises UP partner to promote e-learning

The exclusive training programme is aimed at equipping educators with tools and techniques to effectively apply the use of smart technology in their classrooms...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 10 Jul 2017

EduWeek Awards Gala Dinner postponed till October
EduWeek Awards Gala Dinner postponed till October

In anticipation of the SA Taxi Council's announcement that a nationwide strike might take place on 12 July, the organisers of the EduWeek event put plans in place to ensure the smooth-running of the event that would have been hugely impacted by this strike...

10 Jul 2017

Mwabu Academy launches innovative e-learning content for primary schools
Mwabu Academy launches innovative e-learning content for primary schools

Mwabu Academy, in partnership with MRP Foundation, has made a major commitment to the South African market in terms of its extensive curriculum-focused online content, with plans to introduce translations in local languages...

28 Jun 2017

Online afterschool math program now in South Africa
Online afterschool math program now in South Africa

Smartick, an online afterschool math program supported by the European Union, which has already attained worldwide acclaim for helping 83% of students between 4-14 years of age improve their grades, is now available in South Africa...

27 Jun 2017

Mahala.ms portal empowers students
Mahala.ms portal empowers students

Microsoft South Africa, in conjunction with Intervate and 2enable, has launched an online portal called Mahala.ms...

26 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: Making agriculture a viable career choice for the African youth
#YouthMonth: Making agriculture a viable career choice for the African youth

The shortage of skilled people in the sector is growing, while the number of students enrolling in agriculture-related training continues to decrease...

By Howard Blight 21 Jun 2017

EduWeek 2017 to launch Africa TradeXchange
EduWeek 2017 to launch Africa TradeXchange

As part of the growth of EduWeek, this year sees the launch of the event's newest addition, the Africa TradeXchange, which will take place a day ahead of the main event...

19 Jun 2017

IBM Watson, Sesame Workshop launch cognitive vocabulary learning app for kids
IBM Watson, Sesame Workshop launch cognitive vocabulary learning app for kids

In Georgia, US, IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop have piloted their first intelligent play and learning platform on IBM cloud at the Gwinnett County Public Schools, designed to establish evidence of learning at scale...

7 Jun 2017

New MSC Graduate Institute to offer degree courses online
New MSC Graduate Institute to offer degree courses online

The MSC Graduate Institute will be launching in July 2017 and will offer both a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree and a Diploma in Information Technology online...

2 Jun 2017

#AfricaMonth: Bridging the education gap with learner-created content
#AfricaMonth: Bridging the education gap with learner-created content

Presto Academy was born from two university students' recognition of their peers struggle to make the transition between high school and varsity, and their willingness to help them...

By Shan Radcliffe 31 May 2017

Howard Blight, Agricolleges international
#AfricaMonth: Quality agricultural education essential to increase productivity in Africa

In spite of declining growth rates and recent credit downgrades in many African countries, a growing labor force and vast expanses of arable land, point to significant opportunities...

By Howard Blight 29 May 2017

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...

25 May 2017

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

SUSE Academic Program opens doors to open source education
SUSE Academic Program opens doors to open source education

The new SUSE Academic Program has been launched to make open source software, training curriculum, tools and support available to all learning institutions...

16 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

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