Improve education leadership, improve youth unemployment rate
Improve education leadership, improve youth unemployment rate

The Statistics South Africa's report 'The Social Profile of Youth, 2009-2014' shows that black Africans, between the ages of 25 and 34, are less skilled than their parents and every other race group, points to the dismal state of the country's education system.

3 days ago

Certification in ECD gives women access to funding
Certification in ECD gives women access to funding

Britehouse will collaborate with the Diepsloot Preschools Project and Training Force, on a one-year project focused on early childhood development certification for preschool teachers in underprivileged areas. The 67-Day Digital Activation Movement is designed to accelerate the benefits that communities derive from corporate social investment initiatives.

3 days ago

Professor Lee Berger with Homo Naledi 
Image credit: Wits Uniersity
Wits professor makes of TIME 100 list

Professor Lee Berger, of the University of the Witwatersrand, has been included on 2016's TIME 100, the annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

3 days ago

Cutting back on skills development has long-term consequences
Cutting back on skills development has long-term consequences

As companies review their new financial year budgets, many are tempted to cut back on skills development but this mistake can cost companies dearly in the end.

26 Apr 2016

Comments welcome for proposed compliance officers' exams
Comments welcome for proposed compliance officers' exams

The Registrar of Financial Services Providers has published draft amendments to Board Notice 127 (BN 127), entitled 'Qualifications, Experience and Criteria for Approval as Compliance Officer', which is still in draft form and subject to public comments and must reach the Financial Services Board (FSB) by 16 May 2016.

26 Apr 2016

Empowering women starts with education - Oxbridge Academy
Empowering women starts with education

If we want to see more women in leadership positions across South Africa, we have to start with a focus on good education. This is the sentiment shared by Oxbridge Academy's group of exemplary female managers, including Siphokazi Vamva, who currently runs Oxbridge Academy's new Pretoria office.

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 26 Apr 2016

Round three of BDO School Quiz goes to Glenwood High
Round three of BDO School Quiz goes to Glenwood High

Now in its seventh year, the BDO School Quiz is a fixture on the academic calendar for schools throughout Durban and Pietermaritzburg. It gives teams of four Grade 10 or 11 learners the opportunity to pit their general knowledge skills against one another in a round robin competition.

25 Apr 2016