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Cape Town student named 2016 Word Warrior

READ Educational Trust has announced that the winner of the Word Warrior 2016 Competition is ten-year-old Jessie McAvoy from St John's RC Primary School in Cape Town...

23 minutes ago

Wole Soyinka joins UJ as Distinguished Visiting Professor

Professor Wole Soyinka, the first African recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, has joined the University of Johannesburg (UJ) as a Distinguished Visiting Professor in the university's Faculty of Humanities...

1 hour ago

Willowton donates R5m for bursaries to UKZN

The Willowton Group has donated bursaries worth R5m to seven disadvantaged learners in the Pietermaritzburg area towards their tertiary education...

19 hours ago

Monsanto internship call for entry

Application for Monsanto's year-long internship programme is now open for entry to recent graduates or final year students in the fields of Agriculture...

1 day ago

Novus wins gold at National Skills Development Awards

At the National Skills Development Awards, held 23 March 2017, Novus Academy won a gold award in the Best Artisan Development Programme category...

1 day ago

North-West Uni, Standard Bank partner to grow inventors

The North-West University (NWU) and Standard Bank SA with its virtual commercialisation platform, the Innovation Highway, will be hosting an intellectual property project showcase...

24 Mar 2017

Red Bull Amaphiko Academy heads to Mamelodi

Red Bull Amaphiko, a programme that supports social entrepreneurs to make a difference in their communities, will run its annual academy at the Mamelodi this May....

24 Mar 2017

Committee satisfied with post-school education plan

Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Connie September, has voiced her satisfaction with the national plan on Post-School Education in the country...

23 Mar 2017

Pandor punts science training

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has proposed ring-fencing full funds for science, engineering and artisan training to attract and retain young people in these fields...

By Michelle Gumede 23 Mar 2017

Mastering the art of learning a new language – English is dominant everywhere!

There can be no secret potion, computer program or magic pill to help you learn English immediately. It takes a lot of dedication, planning and hard work...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Mar 2017

Bridging the education gap to fulfil basic human rights

Education is a fundamental human right and the foundation upon which other rights are built on. Without education, an individual cannot realise their full potential...

By Jackie Carroll 22 Mar 2017

KZN programme teaches early cancer detection

A head and neck cancer programme is being developed to educate healthcare practitioners,and improve patient outcomes...

22 Mar 2017

Last call for Pragma student training programme applications

Enterprise asset management company, Pragma, will again host its student training programme from 26 June - 14 July in Cape Town this year, with applications open until 30 March...

22 Mar 2017

Five lessons in strategy from the non-profit world

During a recent trip to Innsbruck to work with SOS, I learned a lot about the parallel workings of the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds...

By Nicola Tyler 20 Mar 2017

Unique new support for high school maths from Ivy Academy

The core ingredient in breaching the economic division that plagues our nation as a whole is through taking drastic measures to enhance the quality of education for all South Africans. Eli Katz of Ivy Academy has been working on establishing a programme to do just that...

Issued by Boston College 20 Mar 2017

CRET students continue to achieve excellent results

The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust provides bursaries and support towards tertiary studies for disadvantaged students, while providing young adults with opportunities to gain essential work experience...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 20 Mar 2017

VW Community Trust launches first literacy centre in Uitenhage

The Volkswagen Community Trust has opened its first literacy centre at Ntlemeza Primary School in Uitenhage, with the aim to provide structured literacy support to learners, teachers and parents...

20 Mar 2017

Recruiting millennial graduates through EQ

The reason it is so difficult to recruit graduates that are able to fit in and positively contribute to their team is the generational gap between the Millennials (graduates entering the workplace) and previous generations...

By Antoinette Pombo 17 Mar 2017

SA 'has money to cover fees'

Advocacy organisation Equal Education (EE) made an impassioned plea for the provision of free, quality higher education at the fees commission on Wednesday, saying SA had an abundance of resources that were mismanaged...

By Michelle Gumede 17 Mar 2017

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