Lisa Illingworth
6 things schools need to stop doing to grow entrepreneurs

6 things schools need to stop doing to grow entrepreneurs[Lisa Illingworth] It is no secret that the current structure of the education system was designed in an entirely different age to achieve economic outcomes that are no longer viable due, in large, to the rapid innovation and adoption of technology...

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Tom Jackson
Kenya's Angaza Elimu using tech to transform classroom experiences

Kenya's Angaza Elimu using tech to transform classroom experiences[Tom Jackson] Kenyan startup Angaza Elimu is attempting to transform education by addressing the problems of inefficient classrooms and inadequate educational material...

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Danette Breitenbach
How to future-proof Africa

How to future-proof Africa[Danette Breitenbach] Solutions to problems often require a change in behaviour, which in turn leads to other inventions. The result is a wheel that is spinning faster and faster, and one that is creating anxiety - more recently about jobs...

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Tom Jackson
Applications open for MEST class of 2020

Applications open for MEST class of 2020[Tom Jackson] The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has opened applications for its next one-year, fully-sponsored entrepreneurial training programme in Accra, Ghana.

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Earle Holmes
Thinking about studying at AFDA? Don't miss our open day 13 October 2018 - AFDA

Thinking about studying at AFDA? Don't miss our open day 13 October 2018[Earle Holmes] Learn about the creative economy and what your future career may look like...

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Nicci Botha
#WomensMonth: Shaking up the hallowed halls of academia in pink

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, UCT vice chancellor
Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, UCT vice chancellor
[Nicci Botha] Barely two months into the job, and University of Cape Town (UCT) Vice Chancellor, Professor Mamokgathi Phakeng, looks primed to knock the colonial stuffiness out of the venerable institution and introduce a new school (pun intended) of academic thinking...

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Tom Jackson
Female entrepreneurs graduate from Mastercard SA programme

Female entrepreneurs graduate from Mastercard SA programme[Tom Jackson] More than 120 young South African women have graduated from a Mastercard-funded initiative that empowers women to pursue entrepreneurial ventures of their own...

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Jackie Carroll
It's not a matter of why we should empower women at work - it's how - Juta and Company

Jackie Carroll[Jackie Carroll] In early 2018, Media Works and academic publisher Juta and Company launched Effective Leader, a course that aims to help aspiring employees become great leaders...

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Shan Radcliffe
#WomensMonth: Breaking into the world of corporate finance with Bravura

#WomensMonth: Breaking into the world of corporate finance with Bravura[Shan Radcliffe] Bravura launched its Corporate Finance Graduate Academy this Women's Month with the aim to empower black women through its specialised programme and help launch their careers in the world of corporate finance...

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Peter Horszowski
How we fail our learners and what we can do about it - Pert Industrials

How we fail our learners and what we can do about it[Peter Horszowski] Educational psychologists have identified four instinctive types of learning: Quick Start, Fact Finder, Implementor, and Follow Thru. But our schools are all designed for only one type...

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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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