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Court rules that schools may not promote single religion

The South Gauteng High Court this morning ruled that public schools cannot promote one religion to the exclusion of others...

10 hours ago

South Africa finals of FemBioBiz Acceleration Competition today

The FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme, aimed at supporting women in biosciences, is having its South African finals today, 28 June 2017 at the CSIR...

17 hours ago

Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards close on 30 June 2017...

Issued by Topco Media 1 day ago

Skills development in agriculture should be seen as an investment

The population from which agriculture will draw the next several generations of employees will be under 30 years old. It is important that the youth own the skills they need to build a competitive and resilient agriculture sector...

1 day ago

#YouthMonth: How the software industry can help combat youth unemployment

We chat to Gareth Hawkey, the CEO of redPanda Software, to get some insight on the role the software industry can play in combating youth unemployment in South Africa...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

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...

1 day ago

UJ Council names new vice-chancellor and principal

The Council of the University of Johannesburg has appointed of Professor Tshilidzi Marwala as the university's second vice-chancellor and principal...

2 days ago

Curro sets sights on 500 schools

Fast-growing private education business, Curro Holdings, which investment company PSG Group controls, has set a longterm expansion target of 500 schools by 2030...

By Marc Hasenfuss 2 days ago

How-to guide on community-based HIV programmes launched

A guide, which solidifies nine years' worth of experience in developing and implementing community-based HIV-prevention programmes, has been launched...

2 days ago

Mahala.ms portal empowers students

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

2 days ago

Worx Group and Oak House Vocational Academy trial work experience pilot programme

Education is incredibly important to Worx Group, so when a fantastic opportunity came along to initiate a pilot programme with Oak House Vocational Academy as part of our IMPACT programme, we were eager to get on board...

Issued by Worx Group 2 days ago

FET needs to create employable graduates

Further Education and Training (FET) should strive to achieve three goals, making graduates employable, creating a diverse workforce and meeting the needs of the country's economy...

23 Jun 2017

Majority cut for Curro's Stadio in SA school with stake in Namibian venture

Curro's tertiary education arm Stadio has acquired 74% of the Southern Business School (SBS), the latest regional acquisition as the company continues a strategy to expand its geographical reach in the tertiary education sector...

By Karl Gernetzky 23 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: Creating solid foundations to unleash unlimited potential

A structured and stable education in the early years is crucial to giving children the best developmental start to life. Unfortunately, not all South African children have access to a good early childhood education, but NPO, The Unlimited Child, is looking to change that...

By Shan Radcliffe 23 Jun 2017

WITSReview named joint winner of international award

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, based in Washington, DC, has announced that WITSReview is the joint winner in the external audience print newsletter category, for its December 2016 issue...

22 Jun 2017

Crowdfunding initiative to support student education

Standard Bank is supporting a new crowdfunding initiative aimed at significantly enhancing access to education for students countrywide...

22 Jun 2017

Youth in Tourism Imbizo: Tourism has the potential to alleviate youth unemployment

Tourism has the potential to create opportunities that will contribute to alleviating youth unemployment, poverty, and inequality...

22 Jun 2017

#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

Africa Code Week to train half a million young Africans

Africa Code Week 2017 was officially launched in Mauritius this week. Now in its third year, the event aims to spread coding literacy among African youth, with a target of 500,000 across 35 African countries...

21 Jun 2017

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Student loans holding you back from achieving your entrepreneurial dreams?

The student loan debt issue is a national crisis. Not only is it preventing young millennials from enjoying financial freedom in their personal lives, but, in many cases, it's also making it more difficult to achieve business success.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jun 2017

Canada to teach computer coding starting in kindergarten

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian schoolchildren will soon start learning computer coding and other digital skills from kindergarten through to high school, the government announced on Wednesday, 14 June 2017.

15 Jun 2017

Harvard Business School selects Relate as one of its Field Global Partners

The non-profit social enterprise, the Relate Trust was chosen as a “Field Global Partner” by Harvard Business School (HBS) to host a team of its students in Cape Town for one week as part of a required first-year course at HBS called the Field Global Immersion.

8 Jun 2017

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

Harvard gives Zuckerberg honorary degree

WASHINGTON, USA: Thirteen years after dropping out of Harvard University to work on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday finally got his degree - well, sort of.

26 May 2017

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