How to take part in World Design Day in SA
How to take part in World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago

Online applications for Gauteng schools open 2 May
Online applications for Gauteng schools open 2 May

The Gauteng Department of Education has announced the admission period when parents must start with online applications for the 2018 academic year.

1 day ago

Microsoft releases results on South African education survey
Microsoft releases results on South African education survey

At the annual British Education and Training Technology (BETT) Middle East 2017 event, held in Abu Dhabi on 25-26 April, Microsoft released the findings from a new education survey of nearly 50 educators in South Africa.

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South African Green Schools Programme launches
South African Green Schools Programme launches

The inaugural South African Green Schools Programme (SAGSP) was launched in Polokwane on 25 April 2017 as a pilot project between the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and the Limpopo Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET).

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The MEC for the Gauteng education department, Panyaza Lesufi, introduces the new brand ambassadors for this year's Schools’ SleepOut.
Creating conscious capital with CEO SleepOut 2017

This year, the CEO SleepOut will be the SheEO SleepOut, with only women leaders spending the night on the lawns of the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the venue for this year's event which will take place 22 June.

By Danette Breitenbach 1 day ago

International recognition for two Wits University academics
International recognition for two Wits University academics

Time magazine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences have recognised the scholarship of two Wits University academics - Professor Glenda Gray, an HIV medical researcher and Professor Achille Mbembe, a scholar of African history and politics.

2 days ago

‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'
‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'

What a difference a century makes. If we stepped back in time to a hundred years ago we'd find a primitive China; a Middle East that had yet to discover the riches of oil and most of Southeast Asia consisted of countries that were barely distinguishable from medieval societies. It was an entirely different world.

By Brett Parker 2 days ago

Inspiration for South Africa at Festival of Learning
Inspiration for South Africa at Festival of Learning

Challenging times demand new ways of seeing and new ways of being in order to turn things around and create a better future. With every sector of the country in considerable turmoil, a wide range of homegrown solutions, approaches and ideas are on the programme of the upcoming sixth annual Psychology Festival of Learning hosted by SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology).

Issued by SACAP 3 days ago

Four tips to survive and succeed at university
Four tips to survive and succeed at university

The academic year is underway at South Africa's tertiary institutions, but some of the most important lessons for students cannot be learned in the lecture hall or prac labs. Success at varsity depends on students knowing themselves, staying within their own boundaries and maintaining consistency, according to Marlinie Ramsamy, CEO of FranklinCovey South Africa.

21 Apr 2017

Centre for Entrepreneurship to empower Free State youth
Centre for Entrepreneurship to empower Free State youth

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu on Friday, 21 April 2017, launched the Centre for Entrepreneurship in Welkom, Free State, saying such a centre will promote entrepreneurship as a career of choice.

21 Apr 2017

Absa increases university scholarships to R210 million
Absa increases university scholarships to R210 million

The Barclays Africa Group's 2017 CEO Scholarship Fund has increased to R210 million, allowing 3,000 university students, across its 10 African markets, to receive scholarships for the current academic year. The 2017 allocation is in partnership with 21 universities in South Africa and several others in the rest of the continent.

21 Apr 2017

What happens when you build a business solution, but your customers find other uses for it
What happens when you build a business solution, but your customers find other uses for it

As with so many new products and services that are developed, we have one expectation of how they will fit into the market but our customers will find many applications that were never envisaged at the start. Michael Griffin, CEO of ADDaBIT, built a simple, social, savings platform that created more value out of the tradition of giving gifts. His vision was to create an online savings platform that anyone could use and that made it possible for loved ones to contribute to goal-based savings, particularly around birthdays or Christmas time.

Issued by ADDaBIT 21 Apr 2017

Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute. Image source:
Minister Zokwana reaches out to agri colleges

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana is set to visit agriculture colleges as part of Government Imbizo Focus Week.

21 Apr 2017