Tom Jackson
SA's SkillUp Tutors launches online lesson space

SA's SkillUp Tutors launches online lesson space[Tom Jackson] South African ed-tech startup SkillUp Tutors has launched an online lesson space that allows tutors to conduct lessons with students anywhere in the world...

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What every student should know about the NQF and course accreditation

What every student should know about the NQF and course accreditation[Dr Felicity Coughlan] Terminology related to education in South Africa can often be very confusing, particularly when learners and prospective students need to consider the National Qualifications Framework...

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Shan Radcliffe
High school kickstarz learn to shine with financial literacy programme

High school kickstarz learn to shine with financial literacy programme[Shan Radcliffe] The winners of the Metropolitan Kickstarz programme at the Cape's Soneike High School were named on Friday, following the Grade 11 finalists presentations of their projects...

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Earle Holmes
A new Higher Certificate course for Port Elizabeth's creative economy - AFDA

A new Higher Certificate course for Port Elizabeth's creative economy[Earle Holmes] The Port Elizabeth campus of AFDA (The School for the Creative Economy) has announced the introduction of a one-year Higher Certificate course in Film, Television and Entertainment Production...

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Shan Radcliffe
Why STEM is nothing without a flower...

Why STEM is nothing without a flower...[Shan Radcliffe] A major emphasis has been placed on the education of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in recent years, while creativity and the Arts have been all but completely forgotten. Curro Holdings is looking to change that with CurroCreate - an initiative launched in partnership with Wordsmith's Theatre Factory...

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Peter Horszowski
My big idea for South African science education - Pert Industrials

My big idea for South African science education[Peter Horszowski] When I matriculated nearly 30 years ago there were few matric options in South Africa. Now there are many more. I thought I'd give a brief overview and use it to present an idea for a new science programme...

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Shan Radcliffe
#WhenIGrowUp: Get developing with the Digital Geekaship

#WhenIGrowUp: Get developing with the Digital Geekaship[Shan Radcliffe] Software development is one of the most sought-after skills in today's job market and the great thing is, you don't have to go to university for three years to learn the skills needed to succeed in the digital industry...

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Shan Radcliffe
More than just words - what goes into the latest school dictionary

More than just words - what goes into the latest school dictionary[Shan Radcliffe] The latest edition of the Oxford Afrikaans-Engels English-Afrikaans Skoolwoordeboek School Dictionary is more than just basic word translations...

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Robin Fredericks
Bottomup outreach programme inspires learners to stay in school

Bottomup outreach programme inspires learners to stay in school[Robin Fredericks] Bottomup - a non-profit organisation in Edgemead, Cape Town - goes far and beyond to provide schools with programmes that nurture belonging and identity; undertaking to understand why the youth have become disconnected from education...

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Shan Radcliffe
#StartupStory: Cognition - the Uber of tutoring

#StartupStory: Cognition - the Uber of tutoring[Shan Radcliffe] Private tutoring is in great demand, but many believe it's unaffordable. This is where Cognition.Online's tailored tutoring platform comes in - offering options to suit everyone's pocket...

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Shan Radcliffe
#BizTrends2018: From knowledge resources to communication - trending apps for education

#BizTrends2018: From knowledge resources to communication - trending apps for education[Shan Radcliffe] The volume of information we need to process on a daily basis is hugely overwhelming if you don't know where to start. And no more so than for students and their educators. But fortunately, these days, there's an app for almost everything. Here are a few trending apps for students, as well as parents and schools, to keep on top of things...

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Shan Radcliffe
The future of our nation lies in education

The future of our nation lies in education[Shan Radcliffe] Independent schooling is breathing new life into South Africa's stagnant education system. Future Nations Schools is one of these groups who are seeking to change the way we think about school and the way our children learn...

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Shan Radcliffe
#BizTrends2018: Putting the "fun" into fundamental education

#BizTrends2018: Putting the "fun" into fundamental education[Shan Radcliffe] There's no denying our education system is in trouble, but what can we do to increase learner engagement? Here are a handful of trends that may well be able to start turning our education system around...

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Arthee Rajkumar
#BizTrends2018: More participation, better results

#BizTrends2018: More participation, better results[Arthee Rajkumar] It is the job of school leaders to work with all stakeholders in co-creating a positive environment, so that learners can receive a well-balanced, enriching education...

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Lala Steyn
#BizTrends2018: What are the key trends for independent schools in 2018?

#BizTrends2018: What are the key trends for independent schools in 2018?[Lala Steyn] Each year 11,848,000 pupils enroll in schools in South Africa, according to the World Bank. What lies ahead for these youngsters...?

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Mark Orpen
#BizTrends2018: Landscapes, learning and the employee

#BizTrends2018: Landscapes, learning and the employee[Mark Orpen] Kicking off 2018, the priority for the Education and Training (ETD) and Management Training calendar is planning for the coming year ahead...

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Peter Horszowski
Bigger better faster more no more - Pert Industrials

Bigger better faster more no more[Peter Horszowski] I firmly believe that you get the most out of a lab prac if you do it yourself. It is more satisfying and meaningful. You almost feel like a pioneer...

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Shan Radcliffe
#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age

#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age[Shan Radcliffe] Kershen Pillay does not believe in luck. "I believe in working hard consistently and always staying focused on sharpening my skill. As an entrepreneur you have to be open to listening, learning and constantly developing yourself..."

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Peter Horszowski
What is practice, really? - Pert Industrials

What is practice, really?[Peter Horszowski] South African vocational training institutions face real challenges with limited resources, large learner numbers and serious skill deficits. To address this, maybe we have to start thinking inside the box: specifically a VR console, with all the possibilities of this wondrous new technology...

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Robin Fredericks
Maths meets art - connecting two divided worlds

From left to right: Ready D, Neo Muyanga, John Gilmore, and Jason Storey,
From left to right: Ready D, Neo Muyanga, John Gilmore, and Jason Storey,
[Robin Fredericks] Vanguard: A month where math meets art, was created with the aim to connect ideation, dialogue and collaboration between education and the arts...

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