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Zero Heroes drives awareness about sustainable commuting among varsity students
Zero Heroes drives awareness about sustainable commuting among varsity students

Electric transport company EWIZZ has introduced its new Zero Heroes programme, aimed at promoting awareness about sustainable commuting among university students, to three universities in the Cape Town region...

20 Apr 2015 09:33

Taking democracy to the classroom
Taking democracy to the classroom

PRETORIA: Learners across South Africa will next week celebrate 21 years of electoral democracy during the annual Schools Democracy Week (SDW).

15 Apr 2015 09:15

Parents must get involved
Parents must get involved

Our schools need parents who will take responsibility for the education of their children. It is imperative they avail themselves to serve on school governing bodies. All of us want schools in our communities to be well managed and excel academically - and to achieve this we have to make it a societal responsibility...

By Jeff Radebe 31 Mar 2015 14:45

Why focusing on matric results isn't the solution to SA's education woes
Why focusing on matric results isn't the solution to SA's education woes

When interventions made to raise the levels of mathematics skills and knowledge among South African learners fail to bear fruit, it's understandable that many are quick to feel that we are in a state of crisis...

By Christina Watson 9 Mar 2015 11:25

New management graduates from Arabella, Swiss School of Tourism

Sixty-three graduates of the 2010 Arabella Management Development Programme and the Arabella Supervisory Development Programme received their certificates from Friedrich Schaefer, COO of Arabella South Africa and Beat Wicki, CEO of the Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality, at a special awards ceremony hosted at the Westin Cape Town on Thursday 4 November 2010.

17 Nov 2010 10:41

The One Club launches development dept
The One Club launches development dept

NEW YORK, US: The One Club has announced the formation of a development program to partner agencies, products and services with awards shows and educational programs in the advertising, design and interactive industries.

17 Nov 2010 08:44

Unilever to halve CO2 impact
Unilever to halve CO2 impact

Unilever has announced plans to halve the environmental footprint of its products by 2020, to help 1 billion people improve their health and well-being and to source all of its agricultural raw materials sustainably.

16 Nov 2010 13:17

Wine Trust receives R500 000 for social development
Wine Trust receives R500 000 for social development

The Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Development Trust has invested more than R500 000 in 2010 for social upliftment, scholarship and mentorship programmes for aspiring winemakers. The amount was raised at a variety of auctions, as well as a donation of R100 000 from Nedbank.

15 Nov 2010 12:45

CNN launches The Boss
CNN launches The Boss

ATLANTA, US: CNN International is launching a new weekly series called The Boss. It will air across CNN International's business shows, including the flagship business program Quest Means Business, presented by Richard Quest at 2000 CET on Tuesdays.

15 Nov 2010 10:53

New baristas ready for competitions
New baristas ready for competitions

Ciro Coffee Academy has launched its Ciro Beverage Solutions Barista Upliftment Programme, which takes unemployed South Africans with limited skills and puts them through an approximately three month barista training programme where they learn the elements of what it takes to be a professional barista, the history of coffee, coffee recipes as well as barista competition training.

15 Nov 2010 08:39

Shakira scoops MTV award
Shakira scoops MTV award

MADRID, SPAIN: Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira been awarded the MTV 'Free Your Mind' award at the MTV European Music Awards in Madrid for her involvement with the Official Campaign of the 2010 FIFA World Cup '20 Centres for 2010', 1 GOAL and Education for All.

9 Nov 2010 08:31

Safety in the workplace made easier
Safety in the workplace made easier

A short safety course for your staff could mean the difference between life and death while waiting for emergency services to arrive on the scene.

8 Nov 2010 11:58

Mobile classrooms

Star Schools have deployed a tagging solution that allows it to build into the illustrations on a paper tag which, when read with a cellphone camera, activates a wide range of functional mobile phone-based options. This has replaced the need for a computer and Internet access. This dynamic combination of mobile technology and inspired thinking provides an important solution for a severely under-resourced education sector.

8 Nov 2010 11:02

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