Harvard gives Zuckerberg honorary degree
Harvard gives Zuckerberg honorary degree

WASHINGTON, USA: Thirteen years after dropping out of Harvard University to work on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday finally got his degree - well, sort of.

2 days ago

Why resilience matters for schools trying to thrive in tough situations
Why resilience matters for schools trying to thrive in tough situations

Many schools in Southern Africa are functioning in tough situations. Poverty, a lack of resources and poor or non-existent basic services all combine to make a less than ideal environment for education. But a number of schools in Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho and South Africa display incredible resilience - a concept steeped in indigenous knowledge systems.

By Liesel Ebersöhn 25 May 2017

Push for 50% of schools to offer African languages
Push for 50% of schools to offer African languages

Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) wants half of all schools to offer African languages to learners.

24 May 2017

NMMU, unions in pay hike agreement
NMMU, unions in pay hike agreement

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University has agreed to a 6.4% monthly salary increase for staff.

By Devon Koen 24 May 2017

#WhenIGrowUp: How to become a FAN-shionista
#WhenIGrowUp: How to become a FAN-shionista

The brand new Johannesburg-based fashion design college, Fashion Academy Network (FAN), has opened its admission doors for its first intake of students in 2018. Headed up by directors, Dr Braam Kruger, Kgomotso Moloantoa, and Julian Smith, the dedicated fashion school aims to offer its students focused, personal attention as it guides them through all facets of the fashion world.

By Shan Radcliffe 24 May 2017

Open Day
Open Day

Open Window, Southdowns - Our Open Day was on 20 May and it was a roaring success!

Issued by Open Window Institute 24 May 2017

Sama responds to allegations of fraud at UKZN medical school
Sama responds to allegations of fraud at UKZN medical school

The South African Medical Association (Sama) has called on the department of education to act swiftly to deal with allegations of fraud and corruption at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN).

23 May 2017

Top African execs choose an MBA
Top African execs choose an MBA

Top executives in South Africa and the rest of the world may no longer consider an MBA the postgraduate qualification of choice but research into the leadership landscape in key economic hubs in Africa shows that top African execs throughout the continent still choose to pursue an MBA.

23 May 2017

First UMP graduates encouraged to be innovative
First UMP graduates encouraged to be innovative

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the first batch of students to graduate from the University of Mpumalanga to be innovative and to create new opportunities for inclusive development.

22 May 2017

UJ opens African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science
UJ opens African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science

The African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (ACEPS) was officially launched at the University of Johannesburg on Friday, 19 May 2017.