Change dialogues at upcoming Festival of Learning
Change dialogues at upcoming Festival of Learning

SACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) has announced that the seventh annual Festival of Learning will be held in Johannesburg on 17th and 18th of May, and in Cape Town on 24 and 25 May 2018.

Issued by SACAP 2 days ago

Universities of Africa are responsible for our future workforce
Universities of Africa are responsible for our future workforce

Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, the skills of yesteryear are no longer enough to remain ahead of the pack. How are Universities adapting to this new world? As dynamics and demand change, how is the academic domain ensuring that their graduates are ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

Issued by OLSPS Analytics 3 days ago

Closing the gender gap in SA by just 10% could achieve higher economic growth - report
Closing the gender gap in SA by just 10% could achieve higher economic growth - report

A recently released report from PwC Economics analyses the behavioural measures that bring gender equality to emerging tech. 16 nudges for more #WomenInTech notes that the imbalance between men and women in the technology sector is unlikely to be remedied unless organisations, schools and universities work together to change entrenched perceptions about the industry.

3 days ago

Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTech
Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTech

Women are still significantly under-represented in emerging tech, and this imbalance will remain unless organisations, schools and universities work together to change entrenched perceptions about the tech industry, and also educate young people about the dynamics and range of careers in the technology world. This is according to a report issued by PwC's Economics team yesterday, 17 April 2018.

18 Apr 2018

Academic performance still a precondition for new bursary scheme
Academic performance still a precondition for new bursary scheme

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor has emphasised that meeting academic and progression requirements is still key in getting a bursary under the new scheme administered by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

18 Apr 2018

Government to start enrolment planning for 2020 and beyond
Government to start enrolment planning for 2020 and beyond

The Department of Higher Education and Training is to embark on a new enrolment planning exercise for the academic period 2020 to 2025.

18 Apr 2018

CUT training farm opens
CUT training farm opens

The Free State's Central University of Technology (CUT) officially opened its farm on 11 April 2018 to the first-year students who attended their practical sessions on a farm for the first time. This facility is more than just a farm; it is a training centre intended to provide academic support and research to the university; unlock the full potential of students; and equip them with skills in agriculture through practical learning and demonstrations.

17 Apr 2018