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Innovative technology transforms rural classrooms

Effective teaching strategies are changing. Costs are rising and teachers' resources are being stretched, often pushing them into teaching subjects for which they are not properly equipped.

23 Apr 2014 14:49

Call for papers: Culture & Development Seminars

The African Arts Institute (AFAI) is presenting the first in a series of six seminars held both in Cape Town and Johannesburg, on the theme of culture and development.

23 Apr 2014 14:04

Addressing the skills shortage in IT

Don't let the number of IT graduates fool you; there is still a lack of technical skills in the industry. Here's what we need to do about it.

By Keith Newnham 23 Apr 2014 13:29

Compulsory community service for graduates

The proposal to introduce compulsory community service of at least one year for all graduates, irrespective of whether studies were self-funded or state aided, has drawn varied response from different sectors in South Africa.

23 Apr 2014 11:19

Monash South Africa student attends Clinton Global Initiative University conference

International studies honours student, Thembile Ndlovu, was selected by Laureate Education to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference, which took place in March 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ndlovu was chosen because of her record of academic excellence and involvement in a community initiative.

22 Apr 2014 11:17

African EduWeek returns to Johannesburg to empower teachers with practical expo and workshops

Focus on technology to assist teachers in the classroom

Issued by Spintelligent 22 Apr 2014 10:36

PSG sets aside Curro rights issue funds

Stellenbosch-based PSG Group said it had about R500m available for investments and would use the bulk of the funds to subscribe for a rights issue in its investment Curro‚ a fast-growing company that provides private education.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 22 Apr 2014 10:16

Wits School of Law to discontinue undergraduate LLB

The University of the Witwatersrand has approved the plan of the School of Law to discontinue the undergraduate Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and to introduce the LLB postgraduate programme.

18 Apr 2014 14:42

Norton Rose Fulbright trains English solicitors

The South African offices of global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright have been accredited as solicitor training establishments by the English Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). The appointment allows the three national offices to train English law graduates to become English qualified solicitors in South Africa.

17 Apr 2014 11:25

Education crucial for continued tourism industry growth and success

With tourism and hospitality one of the fastest growing sectors in South Africa, contributing billions annually to the economy, young people are increasingly attracted to the idea of living the dream by choosing a career in the industry, believing that it will be a life filled with travel and glamour, with only an occasional interruption in the way of "real work".

17 Apr 2014 10:48

Brett Goldin Bursary winners announced

Kate Liquorish and Tony Bonani Miyambo clinched the 2014 Brett Goldin Bursary awards at an event held at the Market Theatre, Johannesburg, recently - days before the eighth anniversary of the young actor's brutal murder over the Easter weekend in 2006.

17 Apr 2014 10:36

How a spokesman can transform your conference

If you are in charge of planning an important corporate conference, you want to make sure that your company shines in all its glory. Whether the event lasts for just several hours, a standard business day, or spans several days, you want it to go smoothly.

By Peter Davidson 17 Apr 2014 10:06

'Legal barbarians' force Wits to rethink its LLB degree

The four-year under-graduate law degree aimed at transforming the legal profession is to be scrapped at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).

17 Apr 2014 08:44