Treat learners like platforms that can grow in intellectual potency to levels never imagined possible as opposed to pipes that are bounded by their very nature...
By Edzai Conilias Zvobwo 25 Feb 2015 08:00
Private-public partnerships have seen technology arriving in classrooms at an unprecedented rate which surpasses the user's rate of ICT skills acquisition. The burning question now is how to maximize the return on investment in educational technology as an enhancing tool for learning...
By Edzai Conilias Zvobwo 19 Feb 2015 12:20
Google has announced that it will be shutting down Helpouts on 20 April 2015...
By Edzai Conilias Zvobwo 16 Feb 2015 15:15
At Tuesday's Learn Accounting launch, Jacqui Kew, Associate Professor at the UCT College of Accounting, explained that students are of the mindset that achieving very high marks is the most important thing...
By Jessica Taylor 12 Feb 2015 12:15
On Monday, 5 January 2015, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced the 2014 National Senior Certificate (NSC) results for the country and the provinces. The results were received with mixed feelings and in the spotlight was the national retention rate...
By Edzai Conilias Zvobwo 29 Jan 2015 09:00
For a host of reasons, many of South Africa's school-leavers will be unable to pursue a tertiary education in 2015. So what other options are available for these individuals?
By Rob Paddock 27 Jan 2015 15:30
According to figures released by the Department of Basic Education, 403,874 students passed their NSC this year. Amid the excitement of negotiating this hurdle, for many it brings the question: "Where to now?" into sharp focus. For higher education institution brands, this is peak season, with brands playing an important role in informing decisions...
The nation brand is an extremely complex concept. I recently found a diagrammatic representation in a paper entitled the Nation Brand Molecule which illustrates exactly how complex this concept is...
By Miller Matola 22 Jan 2015 11:10
Not all professors are keen on implementing digital strategies, but even the most obstinate educators must admit that the level of student engagement is positively affected when technology becomes an integrated part of their learning habits...
By Robert Morris 18 Dec 2014 11:00
"It was always this awkward looking guy who was tech savvy, solved a big problem and got the girl in the end ... I consider myself a geek. A geek can look like this too. A geek can wear pink dresses and can wear sparkles and be just as geeky as anybody else." - Margaret Burgraff...
By Jessica Taylor 12 Nov 2014 08:38
Many international education institutions are making internship and workplace readiness training an essential and compulsory part of their syllabus.
By Abram Molelemane and Anton Ressel 23 Oct 2014 12:15
The language debate rages on in tertiary education. The latest from the desk of the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande, is the pronouncement that South Africa no longer has (or should have) Afrikaans, Zulu or Tswana universities - only South African ones.
By Ian Henderson 28 Aug 2014 14:33
There still remains a significant and visible gender inequality gap at higher education institutions.
By Pauline Machika 7 Aug 2014 09:15
A new initiative focusing on empowering young women entering the marketing sector with on the job skills has been launched in Gauteng.
By Danette Breitenbach 28 Jul 2014 07:11
Choosing the right technology to suit your educational needs is one of the most important decisions you'll have to make before setting foot on campus, and I'm sorry to say, but your dad's hand-me-down - the one without a webcam that's slower than peak-hour traffic - is just not going to cut it.
By Chris Moseley 13 Jun 2014 10:00
We are enjoying 20 years of democracy so it is a good time to take an objective look at transformation as a partnership between government and the private sector.
By Brett Bowes 22 May 2014 13:21
In January 2014, it was announced that the amended national norms and standards for school funding had been gazetted and implemented. The funding policy details how much government money each public school will receive - depending on their rankings.
By Genevieve Allen 9 May 2014 13:36
If you are in charge of planning an important corporate conference, you want to make sure that your company shines in all its glory. Whether the event lasts for just several hours, a standard business day, or spans several days, you want it to go smoothly.
By Peter Davidson 17 Apr 2014 10:06