Boris Dzhingarov
The five most popular online degrees - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Over the years, online degrees have become increasingly popular. Not only are enrolment numbers growing year-over-year, but costs are dropping and employers are viewing these programs in a more positive light...

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Danette Breitenbach
Google aims for one million digital learners

Google aims for one million digital learners[Danette Breitenbach] Over the next year, Google will train one million young Africans in digital skills across the continent...

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Boris Dzhingarov
The role of writing skills in learning - Monetary Library

The role of writing skills in learning[Boris Dzhingarov] The educational process is aimed at obtaining knowledge, skills, and values. It's an important part of human development as a well-educated person has beliefs and views that are core elements of well-being in society...

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Hicks Crawford
The value of self education in South Africa

The value of self education in South Africa[Hicks Crawford] The average annual cost of an undergraduate course of study in South Africa is R30,000. This includes living expenses and tuition for an average student...

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Nicci Botha
[BizTrends 2016] Five future developments in education

[BizTrends 2016] Five future developments in education[Nicci Botha] There is no doubt that there was an 'education spring' in South Africa with #feesmustfall dominating the headlines and social media in 2015, while - in response - the government and universities scrambled to open up access to tertiary education...

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Nicci Botha
Making the grade

Making the grade
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[Nicci Botha] The 70% matric pass rate announced by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga sounds pretty impressive considering the class of 2015 is only the third to have transitioned the entire schooling system since 1994...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Education: which path should you take? - Monetary Library

Education: which path should you take?[Boris Dzhingarov] Whether you want to become a supremo of leadership, a don of entrepreneurship or want to delve into the history of culture, there are plenty of educational roads for you to travel...

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Nicci Botha
Transformation at Stellenbosch: What the future holds

Transformation at Stellenbosch: What the future holds[Nicci Botha] Transformation at universities - or lack thereof - has been hitting the headlines in recent months, with the call from various bodies for change in the country's venerated institutions of higher learning...

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Edzai Conilias Zvobwo
Angie's ANAs lack valid value proposition

Edzai Conilias Zvobwo[Edzai Conilias Zvobwo] Using ANA information available via mainstream media, I employed several models to test the validity of the programme's value proposition and came to the conclusion that: ANAs have no valid value proposition...

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Jackie Carroll
Adult matric opens up employment opportunities

Jackie Carroll[Jackie Carroll] Today, 8 September 2015, is International Literacy Day and it is a good time to reflect on the value the adult matric will bring to a society, where only 28 out of a 100 school entrants achieve matric...

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Jackie Carroll
Do your homework before contracting training suppliers

Jackie Carroll[Jackie Carroll] Underlining the dire state of further education and training in South Africa is a story on the Mail & Guardian website, 'Limpopo youth lose out after R28m skills project grinds to halt'...

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Edzai Conilias Zvobwo
Educational reform for the social media age

Educational reform for the social media age[Edzai Conilias Zvobwo] Is the current system in sync with today's reality? How can education stakeholders harness the power of social networks to deliver on the promise of a quality education?

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Edzai Conilias Zvobwo
Schools can help in transformation of SA from "rainboo" to rainbow nation

Schools can help in transformation of SA from "rainboo" to rainbow nation[Edzai Conilias Zvobwo] Nelson Mandela stated during the Rivonia Trial, 1964 that, "I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live together in harmony with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for, and to see realised. But my Lord, if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die."

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Alta Greeff
Code word for the future

Code word for the future[Alta Greeff] Almost every child comes into contact everyday with some form of the digitised world, whether it is watching their parents swipe their credit card for a purchase in the supermarket or even watching them on their cellphones...

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John Eigelaar
Failed: South Africa needs to invest in STEM

Failed: South Africa needs to invest in STEM[John Eigelaar] In October 2014, Adrian Schofield, Manager for Applied Research Unit of the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) told Fin24 that a lack of improvement in South Africa's basic education system is putting the country at risk...

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Jessica Taylor
The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess

The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess[Jessica Taylor] Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA...

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Jackie Carroll
The human right to a relevant education

The human right to a relevant education[Jackie Carroll] Human Rights Day, 21 March serves as a reminder of past injustices and our achievements in working towards an equal society. The right to education is the key to the improvement of people's lives, no matter what life stage they are in...

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Murray de Villiers
Individualisation, diversity sets education providers apart

Individualisation, diversity sets education providers apart[Murray de Villiers] Digital technologies including cloud computing, mobile devices and the Internet have the potential to transform the content offerings of schools and universities. Education institutions are no longer limited to the usual subjects of maths, science and languages. They now have an opportunity to diversify their subject and course offerings to include unconventional choices such as aviation, catering, music, ballet and anything else in their curriculums...

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Christina Watson
Why focusing on matric results isn't the solution to SA's education woes

Why focusing on matric results isn't the solution to SA's education woes[Christina Watson] When interventions made to raise the levels of mathematics skills and knowledge among South African learners fail to bear fruit, it's understandable that many are quick to feel that we are in a state of crisis...

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Edzai Conilias Zvobwo
Platform thinking is not a pipe dream; what SA can learn from Google

Platform thinking is not a pipe dream; what SA can learn from Google[Edzai Conilias Zvobwo] Treat learners like platforms that can grow in intellectual potency to levels never imagined possible as opposed to pipes that are bounded by their very nature...

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