2019 applications open - BA Honours in Visual Communication
2019 applications open - BA Honours in Visual Communication

Applications are currently open for the 2019 intake for the BA Honours in Visual Communication program. The year-long degree is designed to produce industry-ready innovative critical thinkers who are able to create meaningful and professionally executed work, which can challenge conventional visual communication thinking. The degree comprises three subjects: Creative Practice, Contextual Studies and Visual Studies. Within Creative Practice students work closely with their lecturer to produce a body of work within their major (Graphic Design, Photography, Art Direction, Illustration or Multimedia). The Honours course coordinator is Dr Annabelle Wienand.

Issued by Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography 1 day ago

Kiswahili to be introduced to SA's curriculum
Kiswahili to be introduced to SA's curriculum

Starting in 2020, South African learners will have the option to take up Kiswahili as an optional second additional language.

1 day ago

WESSA awards top environmental conservation, education efforts
WESSA awards top environmental conservation, education efforts

The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) annual awards have paid tribute to a range of environmental achievements at its 92nd AGM, which was hosted by WESSA's Eastern Cape membership branch at Cape Recife near Port Elizabeth.

2 days ago

R22m boost for skills training of the unemployed
R22m boost for skills training of the unemployed

The Department of Labour is today set to unveil training programmes, to the value of R22 million, aimed at creating jobs in the aviation, maritime commercial diving and agricultural sectors.

2 days ago

Young leaders - do you want to be a Mandela Washington Fellow?
Young leaders - do you want to be a Mandela Washington Fellow?

The 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is open for applications, inviting young South African leaders to apply for the chance to go to the United States for 6-weeks of intensive training on civic leadership, business, and pubic management.

2 days ago

OMNI HR Consulting gets accredited with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations
OMNI HR Consulting gets accredited with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations

The core focus of Omni HR Consulting is to provide customers with innovative, relevant and industry-related training and development solutions, which will meet the skills development needs of their human capital and talent pipeline.

Issued by OMNI HR Consulting 14 Sep 2018

Technology can change the face of learning for SA's youth
Technology can change the face of learning for SA's youth

South Africa needs to undergo a learning revolution to keep up with the demands of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and improve the way young South Africans learn.

14 Sep 2018

MBA Tour journeys to Joburg
MBA Tour journeys to Joburg

This year, the Johannesburg MBA Conference will take place at the Hilton Hotel on Monday, 8 October, and is open to all prospective candidates wanting to embark on the MBA journey to stand out from the crowd and take the next step up the career ladder.

14 Sep 2018

Why we need to take a lifelong approach to learning
Why we need to take a lifelong approach to learning

The world commemorated the 2018 International Literacy Day under the theme "literacy and skills development" on Saturday, on 8 September. As technological advancements continue to drive the global economy, linking these two aspects of learning has become essential. To be employable and relevant in the 21st century, employees not only need to be literate and skilled, but must also have the capacity to acquire additional skills. Learning has to be viewed as a lifelong activity, and all parties have to be committed to its sustained progress.

By Jackie Carroll 14 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

Calling women entrepreneurs: applications open for Future Females Business School
Calling women entrepreneurs: applications open for Future Females Business School

Future Females, the Cape Town-based initiative dedicated to empowering female entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, has opened its applications for the Future Females Business School, powered by The Growth Academy.

13 Sep 2018

How are South Africans planning to future-proof their careers?
How are South Africans planning to future-proof their careers?

Only 23.8% of working South Africans believe their current skills will keep them employed in 10 years' time, according to a research report released by MasterStart this week. With the burgeoning fourth industrial revolution accelerating the pace of change in the world of work, most South Africans are looking to 'future-proof' their careers. And for 95%, lifelong learning is the key to retaining relevancy.

13 Sep 2018

Professor Ian Couper
African mid-level health workers need better training

As the frontline of healthcare in Africa, mid-level health workers need improved training to help them reduce the burden of disease in their communities.

13 Sep 2018