SA Library for the Blind launches mini-libraries
SA Library for the Blind launches mini-libraries

The South African Library for the Blind (SALB) has extended its services by launching a mini-library programme at 120 selected public libraries across South Africa to make walk-in reading materials available to the blind and visually impaired.

5 hours ago

Boris Dzhingarov
The five most popular online degrees

Over the years, online degrees have become increasingly popular. Not only are enrolment numbers growing year-over-year, but costs are dropping and employers are viewing these programs in a more positive light.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Training is more about compliance than skills transfer
Training is more about compliance than skills transfer

The amendments to the Skills Development Act and the requirements of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) point requirements make training once again a compliance issue, instead of the correct reaction to skills gaps that would increase productivity.

1 day ago

Rutgers-Camden University honours Raymond Ackerman
Rutgers-Camden University honours Raymond Ackerman

The Rutgers-Camden University, in New Jersey US, has conferred an Honorary Doctorate in Business on Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman, hailing him as a global leader. Pick n Pay transformation director, Suzanne Ackerman-Berman, was also present at the Rutgers School of Business to deliver the commencement address to an audience of more than 2,000 people, including 351 students receiving their undergraduate and graduate degrees.

3 days ago

Inspiring the power of storytelling
Inspiring the power of storytelling

FUNDA Leader is a new campaign to acknowledge and inspire adults across the country to change the lives of children by sharing books and stories with them. The campaign, the latest from Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment, will celebrate the spirit of activism shared by thousands South Africans across the country it launch at the Homecoming Centre in District 6, Cape Town on 1 June 2016.

3 days ago

The importance of an effective curriculum
The importance of an effective curriculum

A curriculum should be considered the heart of any learning institution - it acts as a road map for teachers and learners to follow on the path to academic success.

Issued by Impak 3 days ago

Cape Town's top young entrepreneurs
Cape Town's top young entrepreneurs

The top 26 young entrepreneurs in the City of Cape Town's #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurship Challenge have been selected from an original group of 100 that underwent skills and business development training facilitated by the SEED Academy. The Academy and sponsor, Altech, partnered with the City in the initiative.

3 days ago

Bursary educates, empowers young women
Bursary educates, empowers young women

A recipient of a St Mary's Foundation bursary in Grade 10, Phumzile Hlongwane matriculated from the institution in 2015. She's now a student at Wits, passionate about philosophy and politics, and set on becoming the next public protector.

3 days ago

Transform your English communication capabilities
Transform your English communication capabilities

The need for communication skills is important in virtually every career. Whether you are competing to get the job you want or to win the customers your company needs, your success or failure depends to a large degree on your ability to communicate.

Issued by Wits Language School 23 May 2016

Learners need creative-thinking, experiential problem-solving
Learners need creative-thinking, experiential problem-solving

Schools have an antiquated approach to education and both public and private schooling systems are failing to prepare a large number of children for real world work and business.

20 May 2016

UCT officially launches new English Language Centre
UCT officially launches new English Language Centre

The University of Cape Town has officially launched a new English Language Centre (ELC) within the Faculty of Humanities to position Cape Town as a top destination for English language learning, take advantage of the booming global English language learning market and provide specialised language tuition to South African university applicants.

20 May 2016