Ethiopian Aviation Academy rated top training centre in Africa
Ethiopian Aviation Academy rated top training centre in Africa

Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA), has been ranked among the top World Aviation Training Centers by Aviation Voice, a global aviation news provider engaged in the ranking of global aviation training centres.

3 days ago

Brent Spilkin and Vega introduce WTF, new course for freelancers
Brent Spilkin and Vega introduce WTF, new course for freelancers

South Africans are three times more likely to freelance than their global counterparts, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report on the state of global youth entrepreneurs (under 25) in 2016, but the freelance movement is not a millennial movement, says Brent Spilkin also known as 'Spillly' (with three Ls), author of What the Freelance (WTF).

By Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2018

2018 JA South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme open for entries
2018 JA South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme open for entries

Mastercard is inviting all ambitious young female entrepreneurs to turn their aspirations into a reality by applying to take part in the JA South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme. Open to unemployed or self-employed, out-of-school women, aged 18 - 35, the programme will empower you to pursue your entrepreneurial vision.

9 Feb 2018

Agricultural education and training: The landscape, challenges and opportunities
Agricultural education and training: The landscape, challenges and opportunities

Agricultural endeavours on the African continent is as old as the first domestication of animals and plants by humans. This measure of control over nature stirred a slow but sure switch from a hunter-gatherer lifestyle to that of the agriculturalist. Interaction between the two groupings probably was hostile at times, but it is conceivable that there was an exchange of technologies. Hunter-gatherers became much more efficient with the development of technologies for producing metal tools, primarily made from iron.

By Prof Charlie Reinhardt 2 Feb 2018

The modern marketer is a connected one
The modern marketer is a connected one

In the 1970s, people were served about 300 ads a day. Today it's about 5,000 ads a day. It's a product-polluted world with smart consumers, where it's no longer about differentiation, but about multiple and meaningful connections, says Carmen Murray, founder of Boo-Yah!.

By Jessica Tennant 2 Feb 2018

Official Ferrari dealer announces 2018 internship programme
Official Ferrari dealer announces 2018 internship programme

Scuderia South Africa, the official Ferrari dealer is calling for applications for its second internship programme. The 2018 internship programme is scheduled to commence on 5 March 2018 in Johannesburg.

1 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: E-learning trends to watch out for in 2018
#BizTrends2018: E-learning trends to watch out for in 2018

We keep hearing about powerful smartphone devices, and how affordable and low-budget online learning courses have become. For example, if you want to be a freelancer, you no longer need a good laptop or computer. Today, you only need an internet connection and a quality smartphone to take online classes and get certificated. Within just one year, it's become clearer than ever that a much different future is in store for us when it comes to learning new skills and sharing your knowledge.

31 Jan 2018

Nationwide innovation competition launches in Ethiopia
Nationwide innovation competition launches in Ethiopia

A nationwide innovation competition, Solve IT!, has been launched by the US Embassy in Addis Ababa to promote STEM, entrepreneurship, and encourage a new generation of young Ethiopians to solve problems in their communities using technology, software, and hardware.

29 Jan 2018

Absa TVETS and the Awethu Project Cash Up winners
Absa TVETS and the Awethu Project Cash Up winners

The winners of the Absa TVETS and the Awethu Project Cash Up competitions were announced an an event featuring local celeb, Loyiso Bala, at Constitution Hill last week. Here, 26 Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college students from around the country battled it out to take top honours and walk away with over R150,000 in cash prizes.

29 Jan 2018

SACPCMP partners construction industry in work-integrated learning programme
SACPCMP partners construction industry in work-integrated learning programme

The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) is partnering with construction companies to foster skills development for unemployed graduates through an internship programme.

29 Jan 2018

Dr Klaus von Pressentin
Study: Family physicians and their role in healthcare

Strengthening the country's district health system and improving the health and well-being of millions of people who can't afford medical insurance is one of the fundamentals to attaining universal health cover in South Africa. This is where family physicians can play a critical role. Although there are only a few of them around, they have already made a significant impact.

By Alec Basson 29 Jan 2018

Next Einstein Forum survey to measure gender gap in African STEM education
Next Einstein Forum survey to measure gender gap in African STEM education

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the Africa Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, has launched a survey that hopes to measure the existing gender gap in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) education and research in Africa.

26 Jan 2018

Wesley Govender
Deloitte School of Analytics to demystify data science

In February 2018, the Deloitte School of Analytics will host its three-day annual education event, where it will break down the data phenomenon and help clients use data science to drive their organisation forward.

26 Jan 2018