Short courses can improve career prospects
Short courses can improve career prospects

Short course qualifications that are recent, relevant and specific can be far better indicators of a person's current skills than a qualification achieved years ago. Needing from 8 to 120 hours of commitment, they enable someone to kick-start his or her career.

9 hours ago

South African, Korean schoolchildren collaborate on drone building
South African, Korean schoolchildren collaborate on drone building

A team of Korean educators, who won a tender from Samsung for a study to forecast what education might look like in the year 2030, approached Curro, a South African educator group, to collaborate on a drone-building project. Aside from the science and technology focus, the research also looked at the challenges of cross-cultural and communication barriers in a teaching/learning environment.

10 hours ago

Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDB
Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDB

WDB Investment Holdings (WDBIH) has increased its stake in Seed Engine (incorporating Seed Academy and the WDB Seed Fund) from 35% to 51%, making Seed Engine a 51% black women-owned company. Venture capital company Grovest is Seed Engine's second major shareholder with a 30% stake.

1 day ago

#WomensMonth: Bitten by the enterprising Bugz
#WomensMonth: Bitten by the enterprising Bugz

Most people probably don't put much value in playparks as an educational facility, but they're more than just a place to let your kids run riot for the afternoon.

By Shan Radcliffe 1 day ago

BCSA Student Council. Image provided.
Student Council members of Brand Council South Africa announced

The Brand Council South Africa (BCSA) decided that a student council must be formed, one that would get a unique, youthful perspective and tap into the thoughts, behaviours and insights of students and added value to members.

1 day ago

Mellony Ramalho, African Bank’s group executive: sales, branch network
#WomensMonth: Investing in women will make a difference

Having benefitted from opportunities, mentorship and hard work herself, Mellony Ramalho, Africa Bank's group executive: sales, branch network, believes women, especially young women, need to be shown that there are possibilities and taught that through hard work they too can succeed.

1 day ago

All South African schools to be online by 2018
All South African schools to be online by 2018

Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Enver Surty, says every South African school will be digitally connected by 2018.

Issued by Kaelo Engage 2 days ago

Paballo Nkwe and Danielle Lester, owners of iSelect Wealth
#WomensMonth: Taking on the boys in forex trading

A female duo is taking on the world of foreign exchange by becoming game-changers in this male-dominated field. Both under 30 years old, Paballo Nkwe and Danielle Lester, owners of iSelect Wealth, train individuals, companies and start-ups on how to trade in stock markets around the world, in the name of empowerment, wealth creation and independence.

By Tivania Moodley 2 days ago

Redesigning cities based on the words of hip hop greats
Redesigning cities based on the words of hip hop greats

People have always used hip hop to deal with life's challenges. But what if those same people had the tools with which to change their circumstances? Michael Ford, a Detroit-born architectural designer, founded the Hip Hop Architecture Camp to combine these ideas.

2 days ago

Transforming agricultural education through technology
Transforming agricultural education through technology

For decades, African governments have used varying policy instruments in an attempt to improve farming productivity. But most subsistence and small-scale farmers continue to use traditional tools and processes, resulting in poor yield improvements.

By Howard Blight 2 days ago

UniZulu gets R70m infrastructure upgrades
UniZulu gets R70m infrastructure upgrades

A 288-unit residential facility and the complete rebuild of an electricity substation at the University of Zululand's main KwaDlangezwa Campus have been completed. The upgrades have a combined value of over R70m.

2 days ago

Continuous learning essential yet lacking in South African organisations
Continuous learning essential yet lacking in South African organisations

Building techniques to cultivate a culture of continuous learning and growing professional development is of national importance for South African employers but only 28% are helping employees build these skills.

11 Aug 2017

Ghana gets SAP Africa Code Week
Ghana gets SAP Africa Code Week

Africa Code Week (ACW), which started in 2015 to equip parents, teachers and educators with the coding skills and teaching materials they need to train children and youth in their immediate communities, arrived back in Ghana this week.

11 Aug 2017