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TAS launches free videos for matrics
TAS launches free videos for matrics

In order to assist Grade 12 learners keep up with their studies, The Answer Series (TAS) has launched a series of free educational videos covering a selection of subjects...

1 day ago

Candice Adams
Traditional teaching methods require change to meet needs of Gen Z

Generation Z is the group defined as growing up in the era of connected technology. Born between 1997 and 2012, most importantly, this is the generation entering the world's tertiary education systems today...

By Candice Adams 2 days ago

Company news
#YouthMonth: Nicole Cupido shares her view on education and mental health

This Youth Month, together with Pride Factor, young and confident 'thought leaders' share what they think the business community can do better to address the needs of the youth...

1 day ago

#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things

Rebecca Pretorius, Country Manager at Crimson Education, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Shan Radcliffe 29 May 2020

NSFAS students urged to use allowances to buy devices

Students receiving aid from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) have been urged to use their learning material allowances to purchase learning devices so they can learn remotely during lockdown...

26 May 2020

Curro launches online education solution

Independent education provider, Curro Holdings is launching Curro Online - the group's first online school that aims to offer a flexible yet structured education model, with classes taught by current Curro teachers...

22 May 2020

Free online learning with Udemy through DStv

As South Africans continue to adjust to new ways of living and working, MultiChoice South Africa is expanding its value by giving DStv customers access to 600 free courses offered by Udemy until the end of July...

20 May 2020

Why closing SA's adult education gap has never been more important

In a pre-Covid-19 South Africa, the tough economic climate already made the job-hunting process more competitive and challenging than ever before...

18 May 2020

4 tips to setting up an online classroom

With physical classes at schools and universities suspended until further notice, teaching online has become the new normal. The teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) industry, which has leveraged online learning as a primary tool for many years, could provide useful insights for teachers looking to set up or improve their online classrooms...

12 May 2020

Pearson offers MyPedia access to learners for free during lockdown

As South Africa endures a lengthy and indefinite lockdown, Pearson South Africa continues to keep learning alive with free online education resources. To support Grade 4-12 learners, Pearson has extended this offering by making available an adapted version of its MyPedia learning platform until 31 May 2020...

29 Apr 2020

iCollege launches data-free app to keep students learning during lockdown

In an initiative to keep its higher education students studying during the national lockdown, iCollege has created an app to allow learners to continue accessing facilitation of their courses for free from the comfort of their homes...

28 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Finding the silver lining in WorksheetCloud

As the national lockdown saw the closure of schools and regular teaching methods, and the rise of homeschooling and virtual classrooms, companies in the edtech space have found it's their time to shine...

By Shan Radcliffe 24 Apr 2020

Could virtual learning environments hold the key to addressing teacher shortages?

The current pandemic has highlighted the vital role that virtual learning environments (VLEs) can play in maintaining education, especially at a time when access to teachers has been significantly reduced for many students...

By Derek Devine 23 Apr 2020

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