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Heads to roll over unissued TVET certificates

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has called for disciplinary measures against the officials responsible for delays in issuing certificates to students who have graduated from TVET colleges...

18 hours ago

R17m skills programme to empower youth

A newly launched R17 million skills programme is expected to enhance the employability of people, especially the youth, from poor backgrounds and those that are referred to as the missing middle...

14 hours ago

Damelin Benoni students enjoy a Valentine's Day treat

With the pressures of studying, it can be easy to forget to relax your mind and body. For Valentine's Day the Benoni campus demonstrated love and caring by providing a calm day for students to get some reprieve from their daily campus lives...

Issued by Damelin 14 hours ago

First-day jitters for Central Technical College students

Central Technical College (CTC) welcomed approximately 300 first-year students to the Braamfontein Campus for their first day at campus...

Issued by Central Technical College 14 hours ago

Leading private education company seeks research specialist

A leading private education provider in South Africa is seeking to employ a marketing researcher at their head office in Pinetown...

Issued by Educor 15 hours ago

Youth station goes to CityVarsity

On Friday, 10 February, CityVarsity Braamfontein welcomed Cliff Central, the hosting station for the popular radio-based show, Youth Leadership Platform, to the campus to educate and entertain its students...

Issued by CityVarsity 15 hours ago

Entries open for Mzansi Spelling Bee

The 2017 Mzansi Spelling Bee is open for entry to children between the ages of 9 and 17, currently in grade 4 – 11 in private, public or home schools...

1 day ago

New FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme to boost women in biosciences

An acceleration programme aimed at supporting women in biosciences was launched by the NEPAD Southern Africa Network for Biosciences on Tuesday, 21 February 2017...

1 day ago

NSC supplementary exams underway

The Department of Basic Education says the first day of National Senior Certificate (NSC) 2017 supplementary examinations proceeded smoothly without any glitches...

1 day ago

PERT... for a better way to teach

You can always just rattle off formulas and facts. But good teaching opens up an idea and gives you the tools to discover things for yourself. It is inspiring and empowering. This is still what we hope to provide at PERT...

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 1 day ago

The WIL to work

False Bay TVET College has aligned itself with various industry partners, SETAs and other role-players to provide our graduates with the necessary work-integrated learning and enhance their prospects of future employment...

By Colleen Brennon, Issued by False Bay College 1 day ago

Business students willing to sacrifice future salary for good corporate social responsibility: study

More than 90% of business students in a study on corporate social responsibility said they would be willing to sacrifice some percentage of their future salary to work for a responsible employer...

By Debbie Haski-Leventhal and Mehrdokht Pournader 2 days ago

Chef Khumalo, BON Hotel Group launches culinary school

Located at the refurbished restaurant venue at BON Hotel Midrand, the culinary school–cum-restaurant is the result of a desire to bring young African chefs into the industry

2 days ago

#BudgetSpeech2017: Additional R5 billion to fund higher education

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says a provision of R5 billion has been set aside to fund the higher education and training sector in 2019/20...

2 days ago

Impak appoints new head of sales and marketing

Impak, a leading curriculum and service provider for schools, tutors and home education parents, is pleased to announce the appointment of Suné Posthumus as its new head of sales and marketing...

Issued by Impak 2 days ago

Burson-Marsteller SA's new programme searches for CEO-in-training

Burson-Marsteller have launched the Cornerstones Executive Development Programme, designed to develop the future generation of leadership of the firm in South Africa...

3 days ago

Universities to improve access for disabled

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has invested about R175.6 million to ensure that students and staff with disabilities have improved access to university facilities...

3 days ago

UWC launches five new school science labs

UWC's Science Learning Centres for Africa (UWC-SLCA), in partnership with the Garden Cities Archway Foundation and the Western Cape Education Department, will open five new Science Learning Centres...

20 Feb 2017

Four basic accounting misconceptions that could be holding you and your business back

If you don't want to be tripped up in meetings or have the wool pulled over your eyes by your employees when it comes to money matters you need to make sure you understand the basics of accounting...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 20 Feb 2017

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