New book on student politics in Africa
New book on student politics in Africa

In mid-June 2016, 'Student Politics in Africa: Representation and Activism', edited by Thierry M Luescher, Manja Klemencic, and James Otieno Jowi, was launched. The book has brought together the work and questions of eighteen scholars who are concerned with the issues of higher-education development, governance and student politics in Africa.

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Applications for 2017 arts academy apprenticeship open
Applications for 2017 arts academy apprenticeship open

The Spier Arts Academy, which offers employment-based training in professional mosaic, is recruiting apprentices for its 2017 intake. This one-of-a-kind programme is geared towards equipping apprentices with the necessary skills, work experiences and industry connections to run their own creative enterprises after graduation.

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SA students reign supreme at International Supercomputing Conference
SA students reign supreme at International Supercomputing Conference

The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) has taken the top prize in the international Student Cluster Competition held at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Germany this week.

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Intern, Shirley Mbazima with UAS HR manager, Thamie Nyoni and operations manager, Sidney Sephoka
Why we should nurture young talent in SA's mining industry

There is an ever-increasing demand for young graduates entering the mining services industry to have both the educational skills and the practical experience required for to build careers and work effectively in this continually expanding and complex sector.

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Damelin Part Time makes dreams come true
Damelin Part Time makes dreams come true

With the help of Damelin Part Time, two disadvantaged individuals will now be able to study for a degree and change their lives. Sikhumbuzo Mdunge and Engelo Bantom received the good news over the SAFM airwaves during the popular career show hosted by Ashraf Garda.

Issued by Damelin 2 days ago

Five reasons why South Africa should not follow the world leaders in renewable energy
Five reasons why South Africa should not follow the world leaders in renewable energy

Germany, France and the Scandinavian countries are world leaders in the production and implementation of renewable energy systems, so we should try follow their lead, right? Not so fast. Here are five reasons why South African training institutions should be cautious when following the European model.

Issued by Pert Industrials 2 days ago

Agriculture project empowers the poor
Agriculture project empowers the poor

A partnership formed by the Mnquma Local Municipality and five Eastern Cape tertiary institutions to keep poverty at bay has seen more than 120 young people receiving training in farming, crop production, piggery, poultry, livestock and business management.

2 days ago

What can today's CEOs learn from tomorrow's leaders?
What can today's CEOs learn from tomorrow's leaders?

PwC, in collaboration with AIESEC, has published a new report that contrasts current and next generation leaders' views on growth, education, technology and business responsibilities.

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AFDA scholarships open for application
AFDA scholarships open for application

AFDA, the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, is offering bursaries in its fully accredited Bachelor of Commerce (Business innovation) or the Bachelor of Computer Technology degrees at its Durban, Cape Town or Johannesburg campuses.

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Empowering your workforce through m-learning
Empowering your workforce through m-learning

With over 23-million smartphones in use in the country and over 11-million South Africans accessing the internet solely through their mobile devices, mobile learning has truly come of age in South Africa. This is why digital education has become increasingly important, and managers should use technology to upskill their workforce.

By Dennis Lamberti 3 days ago

Interactive digital learning centre launched in Tshwane
Interactive digital learning centre launched in Tshwane

Tshwane's Interactive Digital Centre (IDC) has been launched to bring high-end interactive 3D digital media, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies to the city. The Centre is the result of a collaboration between the City of Tshwane, California-based software company EON Reality, and local VR company Naledi3d Factory.

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EduWeek focuses on 'Sustainable Development in Education'
EduWeek focuses on 'Sustainable Development in Education'

'Sustainable Development in Education' is the theme of this year's EduWeek with SABC Education powered by Intel being held at Gallagher Convention Centre Midrand from 29-30 June 2016.

21 Jun 2016

The University of California: Davis' West Village - the largest planned zero-net energy project in the United States.
#YouthMonth: Young energy advocates committed to lighting up Africa

The 25 young Africans participating in the first and only energy-themed institute offered through the Mandela Washington Fellowship are all committed to providing the energy needed to empower the continent.

By Julia Ann Easley 20 Jun 2016