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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

#BizTrends2018: From knowledge resources to communication - trending apps for education
#BizTrends2018: From knowledge resources to communication - trending apps for education

The volume of information we need to process on a daily basis is hugely overwhelming if you don't know where to start. And no more so than for students and their educators. But fortunately, these days, there's an app for almost everything. Here are a few trending apps for students, as well as parents and schools, to keep on top of things...

By Shan Radcliffe 31 Jan 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

#BizTrends2018: Putting the "fun" into fundamental education
#BizTrends2018: Putting the "fun" into fundamental education

There's no denying our education system is in trouble, but what can we do to increase learner engagement? Here are a handful of trends that may well be able to start turning our education system around...

By Shan Radcliffe 30 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Make 2018 the year of STEM for your child
#BizTrends2018: Make 2018 the year of STEM for your child

What is STEM anyway? It's Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Who cares about it? Well, actually, everyone should. These are the skills that will be most relevant in the technology-driven future that lies ahead...

By Jessi Sunkel 29 Jan 2018

Four keys to improving the matric pass rate
Four keys to improving the matric pass rate

Despite increased attempts to improve the outcome of the matric exams, only three-quarters of South African students achieved a pass. Why is this? What sustainable solutions are there and how do we implement them...?

By Cindy Glass 12 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: More participation, better results
#BizTrends2018: More participation, better results

It is the job of school leaders to work with all stakeholders in co-creating a positive environment, so that learners can receive a well-balanced, enriching education...

By Arthee Rajkumar 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The skills shortage in the construction industry and what we need to do about it
#BizTrends2018: The skills shortage in the construction industry and what we need to do about it

We don't need to be told that we live in a divided society. According to informed observers, ours is one of the most economically polarised societies in the world...

By Ian Massey 9 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Attention! Hot topics in education
#BizTrends2018: Attention! Hot topics in education

From EQ to e-learning, learner attention spans and the roles teachers play, here's a look at trends in education for the coming year...

8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The year of collaborative learning
#BizTrends2018: The year of collaborative learning

By the year 2020, more than a third of the desired core skill sets of most occupations will be made up of skills that aren't yet considered vital to the job today...

By GetSmarter 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Landscapes, learning and the employee
#BizTrends2018: Landscapes, learning and the employee

Kicking off 2018, the priority for the Education and Training (ETD) and Management Training calendar is planning for the coming year ahead...

By Mark Orpen 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: What are the key trends for independent schools in 2018?
#BizTrends2018: What are the key trends for independent schools in 2018?

Each year 11,848,000 pupils enroll in schools in South Africa, according to the World Bank. What lies ahead for these youngsters...?

By Lala Steyn 8 Jan 2018

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Harnessing the skills of the future

Whitney Houston perhaps summed it up best when she crooned about the children being our future...

By Sharon Piehl 16 Jun 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

#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

#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

#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

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Van Schaik Bookstore to launch rewards app

Van Schaik Bookstore has announced it will launch a lock screen replacement android app that has been integrated with the Van Schaik Rewards loyalty programme...

9 Dec 2016

What's trending in BizTrends2017?
What's trending in BizTrends2017?

Not only are Bizcommunity's BizTrends reports a respected resource for local and global audiences on par with leading research organisations, but they also enjoy above-average engagement...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Dec 2016

[BizTrends 2016] What's new in education?
[BizTrends 2016] What's new in education?

Technology, learning in reverse and following methods best suited to the student are just a few of the developments to be found in education for 2016...

By Sandy George 18 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Five future developments in education
[BizTrends 2016] Five future developments in education

There is no doubt that there was an 'education spring' in South Africa with #feesmustfall dominating the headlines and social media in 2015, while - in response - the government and universities scrambled to open up access to tertiary education...

By Nicci Botha 18 Jan 2016