How to choose a career if you have no idea what you want to do
How to choose a career if you have no idea what you want to do

Some young people know from an early age what they want to be when they grow up. The vast majority, however, have no such certainty, and when the time comes for them to decide what they want to study, making a choice is a process riddled with uncertainty and anxiety.

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 16 hours ago

UKZN launches the Trade, Investment Promotions and Economic Development Programme in Durban and Johannesburg!
UKZN launches the Trade, Investment Promotions and Economic Development Programme in Durban and Johannesburg!

The Trade, Investment Promotion and Economic Development Programme (TIPED) is designed to provide a seamless pipeline to build South Africa's capacity to lead and manage strategic and sustainable investment, both inwards to the country and in building the country's export capacity to global markets, in line with the strategic goals and objectives of key stakeholders. The stated strategic plans, included in the National Development Plan, provide a useful benchmark against which to assess progress being made.

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 16 hours ago

2019 bursaries for aspiring chartered accountants up for grabs
2019 bursaries for aspiring chartered accountants up for grabs

Applications for one of 300 Thuthuka bursaries are open for those matriculants looking to start their university studies in 2019 to become a chartered accountant [CA(SA)].

22 hours ago

Call for applications: Google Deep Learning Indaba
Call for applications: Google Deep Learning Indaba

Applications are now open for the second Deep Learning Indaba which aims to strengthen the foundations of African machine learning and to increase the participation of African researchers in the field.

1 day ago

Emilar Gandhi, public policy manager for the SADC region for Facebook | Photo: Jessica Tennant
Facebook Africa, Digify Africa launch online safety programme for SA youth

Facebook Africa and Digify Africa have partnered to launch an online safety programme called Ilizwe Lam, Xhosa for my world.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Boost for W Cape skills development
Boost for W Cape skills development

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has launched the Lesedi Skills Development Academy in Atlantis in the Western Cape to give youth from the area a better chance in the job market.

1 day ago

How to cut through the clutter to create new digital learning paths
How to cut through the clutter to create new digital learning paths

How do organisations motivate their employees to make time for learning, and encourage them to engage with knowledge that's essential for career success - when they're already overwhelmed with information and short of time? It's a challenge innovative employers and human resource departments are tackling head-on with the development of on-demand digitally-enabled learning paths...

By Anton Cabral 1 day ago

CHS, Ocean Basket partners to boost hospitality industry skills
CHS, Ocean Basket partners to boost hospitality industry skills

Capital Hotel School (CHS) has entered into a strategic partnership with Ocean Basket to provide skill development training courses across its 165 stores nationwide. These courses will provide skill sets to the hospitality industry's sub-sectors comprising waste management, health and hygiene, as well as guest relations, setting a new standard for all new employees.

1 day ago

Mpumalanga students receive R30m in bursaries
Mpumalanga students receive R30m in bursaries

Sixty students from Mpumalanga have received bursaries worth R30 million to cover tuition, accommodation costs, books and a living stipend from GE's Steam Power, in collaboration with Eskom. Eskom, on their part, has donated laptops to each of the bursary recipients.

2 days ago

Mobile library donation to improve literacy levels this World Book Day
Mobile library donation to improve literacy levels this World Book Day

South African celebrity, Maps Maponyane, wants learners across South Africa to know that reading for fun can ignite potential and open a door of endless possibilities.

3 days ago

Change dialogues at upcoming Festival of Learning
Change dialogues at upcoming Festival of Learning

SACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) has announced that the seventh annual Festival of Learning will be held in Johannesburg on 17 and 18 May, and in Cape Town on 24 and 25 May 2018.

Issued by SACAP 20 Apr 2018

R900m earmarked for student, staff development
R900m earmarked for student, staff development

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says R900 million will be earmarked each year to support the University Capacity Development Programme (UCDP).

20 Apr 2018