Education Trends 2018

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Commission set to wrap up probe into school uniform sector collusion

The Competition Commission's probe into the supply of school uniforms has so far established that various schools had made exclusive supply deals with stockists...

1 hour ago

Sanral offering bursary opportunities to study civil engineering

As one of the oldest professions in the world, civil engineering uses design to improve the lives of communities and contributes to the well-being of the economy...

20 hours ago

Help turn the tide on matric results

When the tide pulls back before a tsunami hits, they say that the beach is littered with beautiful starfish. Often people go down onto the beach and collect these star-shaped echinoderms, admiring their bright colours. In the distance, however the power of the ensuing wave builds...

By Jade Jacobsohn 20 hours ago

Partnership offers discounted access to online STEM learning platform

Standard Bank is offering discounted access to Siyavula, a powerful maths- and science-centred online learning platform...

1 day ago

TVET colleges must be ready for late applications

Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela has advised management at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to have plans in place to deal with late walk-in applicants...

3 days ago

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

Ensure you make the right study choice the first time

New matriculants are urged to carefully consider their higher education choices to avoid becoming another statistic in South Africa's already significant first year drop-out rate...

11 Jan 2018

Building education on solid early development foundation

Basic education is once again in the spotlight following the release of the matric results by the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga...

11 Jan 2018

Why SA's class of 2017 should consider a career in hospitality

For matriculants at a crossroad on what to do as a career, there are many career opportunities in hospitality - from reception to guest relations, chef to restaurant manager...

10 Jan 2018

Thuli Madonsela officially joins Stellenbosch University

In a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, the university welcomed her to the team...

By Naledi Shange 10 Jan 2018

#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

Student registration system hit by tech glitches

Scores of students in the last-minute rush to secure space at the country's universities and colleges have been unable to access the higher education and training department's registration system as a result of technical glitches...

By Sipho Mabena 10 Jan 2018

Last call for all-inclusive Sasol Inzalo Foundation bursary applications

Sasol Inzalo Foundation (SalF) is urging learners who have completed Grade 12 and have been admitted to an academic institution to apply for its all-inclusive bursary before the closing date, which is Friday, 19 January 2018...

9 Jan 2018

#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

Education lobby group asks court to prevent WSU law accreditation from being revoked

A lobby group, the Higher Education Transformation Network (HETN), has brought an urgent high court application in Gauteng, to interdict the Council for Higher Education from proceeding with its decision to revoke the accreditation of the Walter Sisulu University's (WSU's) law degree...

By Linda Ensor 9 Jan 2018

EFF to 'assist' with varsity registrations

The EFF has reiterated that it wants every potential student to be registered as party members visit universities and colleges across the Eastern Cape this week, regardless of whether or not the institutions have space...

By Tremaine Van Aardt 8 Jan 2018

#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

EOH committed to addressing the 67.4% youth unemployment facing South Africa

EOH launched the EOH Youth Job Creation Initiative in 2012, a programme aimed at creating work experience opportunities for skilled and unskilled young jobseekers...

Issued by EOH Coastal 8 Jan 2018

Over 30,000 pupils await placement in Gauteng

Over 30,000 pupils are yet to be placed in schools in Gauteng, according to the province's Education Department...

8 Jan 2018

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