SAICA applauds 2017 APC graduates, announces Honours Roll
SAICA applauds 2017 APC graduates, announces Honours Roll

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has announced that 2,168 of the 2,703 aspiring chartered accountants [CAs(SA)] who sat down to write their Assessment Professional Competence (APC) in November have passed this examination.

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International recognition for new distance education learning system
International recognition for new distance education learning system

Home education was legalised in South Africa in 1996 and has been increasing in popularity ever since. FutureLearn, a distance education provider for learners in the schooling phase, estimates that there are currently around 90,000 home-education learners in South Africa, of which more than 16,000 makes use of their products and services.

Issued by FutureLearn 1 day ago

DUT 'may have to kiss this year goodbye': vice-chancellor
DUT 'may have to kiss this year goodbye': vice-chancellor

The vice-chancellor of the troubled Durban University of Technology has warned that the institution "may have to kiss this year goodbye" if the impasse over staff salaries is not resolved soon.

By Suthentira Govender 1 day ago

Meeting to discuss DUT labour dispute
Meeting to discuss DUT labour dispute

Deputy Minister for Higher Education and Training, Buti Manamela, will next week meet with all parties involved in the ongoing labour disputes at the Durban University of Technology (DUT).

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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.

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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.

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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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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.

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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 20 Feb 2018

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 20 Feb 2018