Education Trends 2019



5 Wi-Fi mistakes in the connected classroom

Higher education has paved the way for many of the technologies we use today. With a unique set of demands and workloads comes a unique set of problems...

By Pieter Englebrecht 8 hours ago

7 reasons why EdTech will continue to boom

Of the more than $37.8-billion invested in education technology companies since 1997, 62% was invested over the past three years alone. Set to reach a value of $252-billion by 2020 - EdTech is a booming industry...

2 days ago

#BizTrends2019: 3 trends affecting how independent education should be marketed in SA

Marketing schools is different to marketing a soft drink or an internet package. School education has an enormous influence on children's lives, from the way they tackle problems to the job prospects available to them...

By Marí Lategan 3 days ago

Why SA needs to embrace, incorporate immersive learning

Immersive learning will fundamentally change the way young South Africans absorb information, and forms an integral part of the learning revolution the country needs to embark on to keep up with the demands of the future...

11 Jan 2019

Data science now available at high school level

The Explore Data Science Academy is launching an online course and a series of data science competitions aimed at making 'job future' skills available to South African high school students...

10 Jan 2019

Public Works awards 40 bursaries to the tune of R150,000

The Department of Public Works (DPW) has awarded 40 bursaries to deserving 2018 matriculants...

10 Jan 2019

What does SA education need to succeed in 2019?

The recent release of the 2018 Matric results has been a culmination of a challenging academic period in the South African education sector. This is so because it's characterised mostly by issues of ill-discipline, disruption of teaching and learning...

By Koketso Marishane 9 Jan 2019

Schools urged to adhere to the school uniform guidelines

The Competition Commission has urged schools to adhere to the school uniform guidelines aimed at curbing anti-competitive behaviour at schools...

9 Jan 2019

Unhappy with your matric results? Here's what you can do

The final results of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations a critical time in learners' lives as a matric certificate has become a basic requirement for getting a job in South Africa...

By Jackie Carroll 8 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The future of learning in relation to disruptive innovations

According to American developmental biologist, Dr. Bruce Harold Lipton, the brain of a child under the age of seven is in a lower vibrational frequency, a state called theta, imagination...

By Neo Rantele Kuaho 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The growing disillusionment with traditional education structures

Traditional schooling is 'broken' and becoming increasingly irrelevant for the world of work that children are going to be entering into. What can be done to correct this and better prepare our children for the future...?

By Lisa Illingworth 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Top 11 trends in South African education

Higher Education in South Africa has undergone many changes over the past few decades, with local and global trends continuing to influence the sector...

By Yusuf Karodia 7 Jan 2019

Class of 2018 achieves 78.2% pass rate

The matric class of 2018, who sat for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination, has bagged a 78.2% pass rate...

4 Jan 2019

IEB 2018 Matrics achieve 98.92% pass rate

The Independent Examinations Board (IEB) matriculants have scooped a pass rate of 98.92%...

4 Jan 2019

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