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African EduWeek returns to Johannesburg to empower teachers with practical expo and workshops

Focus on technology to assist teachers in the classroom

Issued by Spintelligent 22 Apr 2014 10:36

Give your piece a chance with a Biz Press Office

According to ongoing research by UK-based CMO institute, confidence in the effectiveness of content marketing is spurring 60% of marketers to devote increased budgets to this form of promotion year-on-year. Here's why content marketing should be an integral part of a communications campaign strategy.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 16 Apr 2014 15:18

INTEC launches 173 accredited programmes and awards R20,000 bursaries

INTEC College launched its 173 new accredited programmes and handed R20,000 worth of bursaries to key industry professionals, at a 'breakfast with a difference' at the Blue Waters Hotel on Friday, 4 April 2014.

Issued by INTEC College 10 Apr 2014 11:46

New report: Social Impact Bonds could boost development and job creation in SA

Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) hold tremendous potential for government to increase effective support for struggling entrepreneurs in South Africa, according to a new report presented to the National Treasury, the Jobs Fund, and the dti.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 7 Apr 2014 10:39

Vocational and FET qualifications at Milpark College

Deciding on what to study and where to study can be a really tough choice. How do you know what's right for you? What if you don't meet the course entry requirements? Will you get the skills you need to be job-ready? Milpark College, Milpark Education's Vocational and Further Education and Training (FET) School was launched this year to give you more choice!

Issued by Milpark Education 18 Mar 2014 08:29

Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana attends College of Cape Town prize giving

According to the speech by Dr. Blade Nzimande at the launch of the White Paper for Post School Education and Training in Pretoria on 16 January 2014, "over 3.4 million of the country's young people between the ages of 15 and 24 are not in employment, education or training and a strategy is required to pull them out of the doldrums of poverty and misery." One of the ways that government aims to remedy this situation is to encourage the youth to improve and develop their skills at Technical and Vocational Education and Training Colleges (formerly known as FET Colleges). At Dr. Nzimande's official address at the opening of the FET College Summit in September 2010, he declared that government would begin its effort at "making public FET colleges institutions of excellence" and "challenge the widespread perception that they are poorly resourced, second-choice institutions". The College of Cape Town has taken the responsibility to deliver on this mandate by implementing various improvement strategies. One of the strategies is to collaborate with TVET Colleges from abroad and participate in skills competitions nationally and internationally.

Issued by College of Cape Town 17 Mar 2014 13:37

OpenView HD brings Free State schools new learning capabilities in high definition

OpenView HD and the Free State Department of Education have joined forces to bring educational channels to 10 schools in the province. The launch of this new learning capability is scheduled for 1st March 2014 in Witsieshoek. The MEC of Education, Mr Tate Pule Makgoe will be joined by MD of Platco Digital Mr Maxwell Nonge to turn on the learning channels; Da Vinci Learning, Mindset TV and eToonz+ for surrounding schools, at the Tseki School.

Issued by OpenView HD 14 Mar 2014 08:14

Damelin Bloemfontein changes a resident's life with a R75,000 bursary

Damelin Bloemfontein took over the airwaves on Friday, 28 February 2014, when they announced the lucky winner of their R75,000 bursary, live on Motheo FM.

Issued by Damelin 11 Mar 2014 11:56

The Student Expo, Africa's largest gathering of students and parents

Following an exhilarating 2013, the Student Expo is the only exhibition aimed at students, school-leavers as well as graduates and even parents. It offers potential students and decision makers a 360 degree view of student life, covering the most important aspects of student life by bringing together key organisations within the tertiary, financial, transportation, accommodation, skills development and training arena. These expo's will take place between February and August in most city's including Cape Town at the Tygervalley Shopping Centre and Blue Route Mall, Johannesburg at Nicolway Bryanston, Pretoria at the Brooklyn Mall and East London at Vincent Park.

Issued by Student Expo 10 Mar 2014 12:48

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