Zuma blindsided Treasury when he announced fee-free education, says Gigaba
Zuma blindsided Treasury when he announced fee-free education, says Gigaba

Former president Jacob Zuma's announcement of free higher education blindsided the National Treasury, said Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

6 hours ago

New Ozblu Academy to cultivate blueberry education
New Ozblu Academy to cultivate blueberry education

In an effort to contribute towards the growth of the agricultural industry, blueberry breeder, Ozblu is launching the Ozblu Academy, which will ultimately provide both in-classroom and online education facilities, coupled with practical in-field activities on the production of low-chill blueberries.

7 hours ago

First seminar in Africa on mind-brain-education (MBE) - registrations open
First seminar in Africa on mind-brain-education (MBE) - registrations open

Exclusive not-to-be missed event with internationally acclaimed US authors of "Neuroteach: Brain science and the future of education" - only 200 spaces available

Issued by ITSI 8 hours ago

GIBS boosts its academic offering with two new programmes
GIBS boosts its academic offering with two new programmes

A PDBA for undergraduates and MPhil in International Business to meet industry growing demands

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 8 hours ago

Rob and Sam Paddock, co-founders of GetSmarter | Photographer: Terry Levin
#DesignIndaba2018: Getting smarter at partnering by design

Brothers and co-founders (or 'partners by design' as they call themselves) Sam and Rob Paddock, CEO and chief of strategic partnerships at GetSmarter addressed Design Indaba delegates yesterday on how partnering at the student level as well as the employee and executive level has not only increased their course completion rate but resulted in the turnaround of the business, offering a solution to help overcome the challenges of distance learning and barriers to business success.

By Jessica Tennant 11 hours ago

R57bn for free tertiary education
R57bn for free tertiary education

Government has been forced to hold back on some of its capital projects and reduce spending on goods and services in order to find R57-billion to fund free tertiary education.

By Thabo Mokone 1 day ago

Applications open for Agricolleges International short courses
Applications open for Agricolleges International short courses

Agricolleges International, an AgriSETA accredited, agricultural e-learning platform, has opened for short course applications. The first short course to launch will be an Introduction to Agribusiness - a six-week course on 12 March 2018.

1 day ago

Lullu Krugel, chief economist at PwC
#BizFinFocus: PwC's economic take on what #Budget2018 will hold

While there has been an upward revision in growth for the year - 1.5-1.8% for South Africa - with business confidence also increasing, the country is still not where it needs to be by a long shot.

By Danette Breitenbach 2 days ago

Exceptional graduates honoured at CRET Student Awards
Exceptional graduates honoured at CRET Student Awards

Graduates who excelled academically and personified outstanding leadership skills and social commitment, were celebrated at the Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust's (CRET) Student Awards hosted at the FNB Conference Centre in Johannesburg on Friday evening, 26 January 2018.

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 2 days ago

Economics professor earns honorary doctorate
Economics professor earns honorary doctorate

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) will be awarding world-renowned economist and the 2003 Nobel laureate in economics, Prof Robert Fry Engle with an honorary doctoral degree in economics today, 19 February 2018.

3 days ago

Boo-Yah! founder Carmen Murray launches The Connected Marketer courses in SA
Boo-Yah! founder Carmen Murray launches The Connected Marketer courses in SA

Consumers are more connected than ever and this gives rise to a new breed of marketers. Marketers who are able to merge physical and digital touchpoints to create sensorial and emotional experiences.

Issued by Boo-Yah! 3 days ago

Help Alliance opens iThemba Primary School near Cape Town for disadvantaged children
Help Alliance opens iThemba Primary School near Cape Town for disadvantaged children

iThemba Primary School in Capricorn near Cape Town recently opened its doors to 105 disadvantaged children. It is the largest project of the Lufthansa Group's aid organisation, Help Alliance, which has borne the construction costs of more than €1m.

3 days ago

Moroccan, Mauritian universities join Honoris United network
Moroccan, Mauritian universities join Honoris United network

Morocco's Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l'Ingénieur and YK Business School (YKBS) in Mauritius have formally joined the Honoris United Universities' network as member institutions.

16 Feb 2018