SAP's Skills for Africa programme kicks off in Cape Town
SAP's Skills for Africa programme kicks off in Cape Town

SAP Africa has officially introduced Cape Town to the latest chapter in the company's Skills for Africa skills development and job creation initiative. The SAP Skills for Africa programme is an intense ICT and business skills training course and this first Cape Town chapter will take place from end June to September. The programme is fully-sponsored with no cost to the students.

7 hours ago

MultiChoice Media Innovation Challenge winners ready for LaunchLab lift-off
MultiChoice Media Innovation Challenge winners ready for LaunchLab lift-off

LaunchLab, a network of Stellenbosch University campus-based business incubators, in partnership with MultiChoice, ran an entrepreneurial challenge across its partner university campuses in the Western Cape to unleash innovation in media. It has now selected three winners who will receive seed funding and incubation support from the LaunchLab for the next 12 months to be used to launch and grow their business ideas.

11 hours ago

Free online Wits courses launch in August
Free online Wits courses launch in August

Wits University has announced that it has developed a suite of online course offerings that will be made available over the next three years to enhance access to higher education. These include massive open online courses (MOOCs) on the edX platform, short online courses and ultimately entire online degree programmes.

1 day ago

Applications for 2017 arts academy apprenticeship open
Applications for 2017 arts academy apprenticeship open

The Spier Arts Academy, which offers employment-based training in professional mosaic, is recruiting apprentices for its 2017 intake. This one-of-a-kind programme is geared towards equipping apprentices with the necessary skills, work experiences and industry connections to run their own creative enterprises after graduation.

24 Jun 2016

Intern, Shirley Mbazima with UAS HR manager, Thamie Nyoni and operations manager, Sidney Sephoka
Why we should nurture young talent in SA's mining industry

There is an ever-increasing demand for young graduates entering the mining services industry to have both the educational skills and the practical experience required for to build careers and work effectively in this continually expanding and complex sector.

24 Jun 2016

Agriculture project empowers the poor
Agriculture project empowers the poor

A partnership formed by the Mnquma Local Municipality and five Eastern Cape tertiary institutions to keep poverty at bay has seen more than 120 young people receiving training in farming, crop production, piggery, poultry, livestock and business management.

23 Jun 2016

Empowering your workforce through m-learning
Empowering your workforce through m-learning

With over 23-million smartphones in use in the country and over 11-million South Africans accessing the internet solely through their mobile devices, mobile learning has truly come of age in South Africa. This is why digital education has become increasingly important, and managers should use technology to upskill their workforce.

By Dennis Lamberti 22 Jun 2016

Interactive digital learning centre launched in Tshwane
Interactive digital learning centre launched in Tshwane

Tshwane's Interactive Digital Centre (IDC) has been launched to bring high-end interactive 3D digital media, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies to the city. The Centre is the result of a collaboration between the City of Tshwane, California-based software company EON Reality, and local VR company Naledi3d Factory.

22 Jun 2016

EduWeek focuses on 'Sustainable Development in Education'
EduWeek focuses on 'Sustainable Development in Education'

'Sustainable Development in Education' is the theme of this year's EduWeek with SABC Education powered by Intel being held at Gallagher Convention Centre Midrand from 29-30 June 2016.

21 Jun 2016