Education Trends 2020

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Building tomorrow's leaders through play

Children are naturally wired with a desire to play - where adults might see a simple cardboard box, a child envisions an exciting new fantasy world where anything is possible...

By Kristian Imhof 20 Feb 2020

Bill to make early childhood development compulsory

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the department will table a bill this year that will make two schooling years before Grade 1 compulsory...

19 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Creating something from nothing

Cape Town-based startup, Creative Crafting Club is the brainchild of sisters, Christelle Janse van Rensburg and Stefanie de Wet...

By Evan-Lee Courie 14 Feb 2020

Start the academic year on a good note with Digicape's incredible back-to-school savings on Mac

Start the academic year with Digicape's incredible back-to-school savings on selected Mac's, to prepare students and educators for what is going to be a busy year...

Issued by Digicape 13 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Empowering girls with Girltivity

According to UNESCO statistics, women make up only 23% of STEM talent globally, and this inequality is often felt in South Africa's science, technology and engineering industries...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Advocating childhood literacy - today's readers are our future leaders

In his state of the nation speech in 2019, President Ramaphosa pledged to ensure that within the next five years, every 10-year-old child would be able to read for meaning. I applaud this vision, but realise it's not without its challenges and government cannot do this alone...

By josephine buys 22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Educating Gen Alpha

In today's society, the youth are ageing at a faster rate than ever before. But are our educational facilitators ready for this, or are they in need of a reboot?

By Nicola Cooper 21 Jan 2020

Britehouse, Diepsloot Preschools Project address SA shortage of ECD programmes

Over the past 26 years, the Diepsloot Preschools Project (DPP) has developed more than 30 preschools - mainly in Diepsloot and the surrounding areas...

19 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Education

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Education & Training site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

The significance and fundamentals of a school infrastructure

A school with good facilities and environmental conditions can attribute to producing well-groomed learners in all dimensions...

Issued by Mathews Phosa College 13 Dec 2019

Growing quality ECD centres in disadvantaged communities

The learning outcomes and experiences of school children are heavily influenced by the quality of their teachers. South Africa needs professional and experienced teachers who can truly make a difference, especially in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector...

11 Nov 2019

CoCT considers exemption criteria for ECD registration

A review of the Early Childhood Development exemption criteria could see the scrapping of development charges for many of the estimated 1,400 unregistered ECDs in Cape Town...

6 Nov 2019

British Airways, mothers2mothers team up to give SA's children a flying start

Every child deserves a flying start in life. But in South Africa, health challenges such as exposure to HIV, poor nutrition, and a lack of parental education can easily block a successful take-off for infants and toddlers...

1 Nov 2019

Coronation honours SA teachers as key agents of social change

Improving the quality of education in South Africa lies at the heart of breaking the cycle of poverty, but our education system is in crisis and puts sustainable socio-economic development at risk...

Issued by Coronation 8 Oct 2019

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