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Course for upping your Internet skills

Long-distance education provider Intec College is now offering an e-Citizen course covering Internet navigation and operation, from training on social media (blogging and podcasting) to banking and submitting tax returns online, reports IOLjobs. For more, click here....

Reminder to apply for media management bursary

Applications for the new annual Newspaper Association of South Africa President's Bursary for a post graduate diploma in media management close 15 November 2006. For more information on the course at the Sol Plaatje Media Leadership Institute at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, go to...

New R5 million economics journalism initiative

Rhodes University, with R5 million funding and institutional support from the South African Reserve Bank, is setting up an African Economics Journalism Centre (AEJC) aimed at improving the quality of economics and business journalism in South Africa and elsewhere in Africa. The AEJC will offer...

Changing industries, communities and countries

Endeavor, the global non-profit organisation which supports high-impact entrepreneurs in developing countries, invites budding and established entrepreneurs to hone their skills at its first annual conference on 29 August 2006, in Sandton, Johannesburg. Guest speakers include Edgar Bronfman of...

Staphcor changes into Creative Planet

Staphcor has undergone a brand transformation and is now known as Creative Planet, offering the following new services: All creative candidates will now be tested on Apple Mac on the various Freehand, Photoshop & Quark. Creative candidates will be screened to ensure that they can scan,...

Vega's part-time ND Com Man accredited

Vega, The Brand Communications School's Diploma in Communications Management has been accredited by The Council for Higher Education and has been submitted to The Department of Education and SAQA for registration.

MAPPP-SETA rebrands

MAPPP-SETA, the industry SETA responsible for the facilitation of education and training in the media, advertising, publishing, printing and packaging sector, has a new look. The new image was designed by Interactive Africa, a Cape-based marketing and media consultancy. MAPPP-SETA strives to train,...

Skills grants for small firms

According to Sharon Bradshaw of SETA (Sectors' Education and Training Authority), companies in the media, advertising, publishing and packaging industries with fewer than 50 employees will be able to benefit from a skills development cash grant. She says that they could either be refunded the cost...

Hunts awarded learnership funding

TBWA Hunt Lascaris (and its group companies) has become the first ad agency within the Marketing Chamber of Services SETA to be granted learnership funding to develop and implement a learnership programme. The agency got the campaign rolling this month in Gauteng by welcoming 45 new learners.

Sunday Times launches Metro Jobs

According to The Sunday Time Work-in-Life Survey 70% of work-seekers use the Sunday times as their first point of reference. While Middle- and top-level job seekers, are catered for in the Business Times' Careers section, this week will see the launch of Metro Jobs, a classified listing of jobs...

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