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Cape Town hosts International Society for Child Indicators this week
Cape Town hosts International Society for Child Indicators this week

From 2-4 September 2015, Cape Town will be the first African host of the biennial conference of the International Society for Child Indicators.

1 Sep 2015 16:58

Fighting digital colonialism, Q&A with Elizabeth Gould
Fighting digital colonialism, Q&A with Elizabeth Gould

The V&A Waterfront recently launched Workshop17, a multi-use innovation hub in support of start-ups, companies and initiatives working towards a better future for South Africa and Africa. One of Workshop17's key residents is codeX, an organisation focused on growing the next generation of African coders.

By Cari Van Wyk 1 Sep 2015 13:24



Singing and shouting out the good local news
Singing and shouting out the good local news

There's no denying SA's been making headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. That's why Shout for a Safer South Africa, the NPO brainchild of local musos Danny K and Kabelo Mabalane, is on a mission to give us back some positive punch by improving education opportunities in the land...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Sep 2015 12:00

Four cadets return from nuclear training programme
Four cadets return from nuclear training programme

South Africa's need to develop its nuclear power plant operations knowledge was reiterated by a group of delegates returning from the South African Civil Nuclear Energy Training Programme, held in China earlier this year.

1 Sep 2015 09:20

Creating sustainable business environments to support and develop SMMEs in Tshwane - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Creating sustainable business environments to support and develop SMMEs in Tshwane

As per their mandate from the City of Tshwane, one of the Tshwane Economic Development Agency's (TEDA) roles is to aid SMMEs by creating opportunities and platforms to promote their development and assist these enterprises in overcoming the challenges they face in entering the marketplace.

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 1 Sep 2015 08:33

Redefining (training) reality - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Redefining (training) reality

Customised training for professional development that opens doors for the blind and visually impaired

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 31 Aug 2015 16:27

UCT has two winners at National Research Foundation Awards 2015
UCT has two winners at National Research Foundation Awards 2015

At the recently held the National Research Foundation (NRF) Awards 2015, two University of Cape Town researchers were rewarded. Professor Michael Feast was awarded the Lifetime Achievement, and Dr Ntobeko Ntusi won in the Emerging Researcher category. At the same event, Professor George Ellis received a special mention as the only researcher in South Africa to have retained his A-rating from the inception of the rating system to the present. Together with its new and re-evaluated A-rated researchers, they embody the strength and depth of research at UCT.

By Natalie Simon 31 Aug 2015 11:01

Building managerial capacity in the SAPS through professional development - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Building managerial capacity in the SAPS through professional development

"Training, skills development and education remain key objectives if we are to remain relevant to police in a democratic dispensation."

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 28 Aug 2015 10:45

Last call for BASA Education Programme applications

Registered arts organisations in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban are invited to apply for the 2015/16 Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) Education Programme, supported by RMB, which closes for applications for the Johannesburg and Cape Town programmes on 1 September and for the Durban programme on 29 September 2015.

27 Aug 2015 14:11

Six steps to making difficult decisions
Six steps to making difficult decisions

Decisions that could have a long-lasting effect on your life, those nearest to you or your organisation often cause anxiety and sleeplessness but such decision making should not keep you hostage, says Dr Salome van Coller-Peter, executive coach and programme head of the MPhil in Management Coaching programme at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB).

27 Aug 2015 13:50

[SA Innovation Summit] Reimagining the future
[SA Innovation Summit] Reimagining the future

"It ain't about us, it's about creating a space for our children to flourish. We have a responsibility to the future," says Gavin Mageni, Head of the SABS Design Institute (@SABS_Design).

By Nicci Botha 27 Aug 2015 11:29

[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?
[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?

In a good news, bad news scenario, people would rather hear the bad news first. And in the case of emerging entrepreneurial businesses in South Africa, local is not so lekker, say Maija de Riijk-Uys and Alexandra Fraser of PwC Accelerator and Silicon Cape respectively.

By Nicci Botha 27 Aug 2015 09:13

[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption
[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption

We're facing a brave new world, where disruption technology and e-commerce are forcing traditional industries to re-examine their take on doing business to include innovative solution-based thinking if they want to stay in the game.

By Nicci Botha 26 Aug 2015 14:51