Praesignis agreement with Da Vinci Institute enables accredited courses in Innovation and Data Science
Praesignis agreement with Da Vinci Institute enables accredited courses in Innovation and Data Science

Praesignis signed a Research Associate Memorandum of Agreement with the Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management on 28 November 2016. The Da Vinci Institute is a Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act 1997, and is also accredited by the Council of Higher Education (CHE). Its qualifications are recorded with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

Issued by Praesignis 2 days ago

Gender fail for UKZN managers
Gender fail for UKZN managers

The number of female graduates at the University of KwaZulu-Natal outstrips that of males by at least 9000 annually, yet gender transformation at the educational institution still has a long way to go.

2 days ago

Mills Soko appointed as UCT GSB's new director
Mills Soko appointed as UCT GSB's new director

Director of the UCT Graduate School of Business, Associate Professor Mills Soko, says that the business school can and must play a broader role in influencing policy and practices to move South Africa's economy forward.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 days ago

Lack of space at public universities needn't spell end of degree dreams
Lack of space at public universities needn't spell end of degree dreams

Every year in January, the media reports extensively on the desperate situation in which thousands of matriculants find themselves – that of having qualified for entry into a degree programme, yet not being able to enrol at a public university due to lack of space.

Issued by Vega School 3 days ago

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SA's universities can do more to make disabled students feel included

It's been a decade since South Africa signed and ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The convention is an international human rights treaty that's supposed to protect the rights and dignity of people with disabilities. But not much seems to have changed for South Africans with disabilities since 2007.

By Oliver Mutanga 3 days ago

Spotting early signs of ADHD in young children
Spotting early signs of ADHD in young children

The first day of school marks the beginning of a new phase in a child's life and the start of a future full of possibilities. It's for this reason both parents and teachers should be acutely aware of the symptoms of ADHD to ensure they don't go unnoticed – and untreated.

3 days ago

Redo, rewind or rewrite matric? INTEC has the answer!
Redo, rewind or rewrite matric? INTEC has the answer!

With 2017 well underway, many have sailed through Grade 12 with no fuss and are looking in anticipation at the road ahead.

Issued by INTEC College 18 Jan 2017

Principal aghast at his phoney college bust
Principal aghast at his phoney college bust

A principal of an unaccredited college in Johannesburg got the shock of his life on Monday when Department of Higher Education and Training officials paid him a visit and declared his college bogus.

18 Jan 2017

Canon partners Room to Read literacy program
Canon partners Room to Read literacy program

Canon has partnered with Room to Read to create and deliver 3,300 books to 176 schools across South Africa with the aim of promoting reading and learning as part of an overall drive to boost literacy levels and education.

18 Jan 2017

Three thriving sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017
Three thriving sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017

As the local economy experienced many challenges in 2016, small business took a hard knock. But despite this testing environment, there are certain sectors that are ripe with opportunity for astute entrepreneurs to capitalise on in 2017.

17 Jan 2017

Basic Education to appeal court ruling
Basic Education to appeal court ruling

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says it is launching an appeal with immediate effect following the judgment handed down by the Thohoyandou High Court in Limpopo on Saturday, 14 January 2017.

16 Jan 2017