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CUT professor helps Africa farmers adapt to climate change
CUT professor helps Africa farmers adapt to climate change

Drought remains the number one disaster in Africa, and of all the people affected by all types of disasters, drought is responsible for over 88% of them...

18 hours ago

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Post-school education for all

If everything goes according to plan, students from all district municipalities will have access to post-school training institutions...

1 day ago

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Why businesses are shifting their training to digital

Think of the world's most successful businesses, not only do they pursue growth through innovation, they constantly evolve through adopting modern techniques to upskill their employees.

By Michael Gullan 9 Jul 2019

Attain Advanced Project Management skills!
Attain Advanced Project Management skills!

There is a Project Management knowledge gap existing among those responsible for managing projects within different industries...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 9 Jul 2019

Business boost for Stellenbosch community barber
Business boost for Stellenbosch community barber

Peter Cupido began his barbering career while running a business from his parents' backyard and has since opened his own barbershop in Ida's Valley, Stellenbosch...

9 Jul 2019

Project Dignity yielding positive results, encouraging school attendance
Project Dignity yielding positive results, encouraging school attendance

Project Dignity, the non-profit extension of Subz Pants and Pads which has been disseminating sponsored Subz packs to disadvantaged schoolgirls, is having a positive impact on school attendance according to a recent survey...

9 Jul 2019

VWSA supports literacy programme
VWSA supports literacy programme

Volkswagen Group South Africa has invested R4m towards training the educators responsible for teaching Eastern Cape learners to read...

8 Jul 2019

Industry 4.0 requires a shift to Education 4.0
Industry 4.0 requires a shift to Education 4.0

In an industrial setting, Industry 4.0 is a term analysts use to describe the automation and data exchange used in manufacturing technologies...

By Bez Sangari 8 Jul 2019

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Just-in-time training can get youth working

Martin Pienaar, COO at Mindworx Consulting, shares how technology and just-in-time training including micro-courses can help young people enter the workplace...

By Martin Pienaar 5 Jul 2019

Embury, DIDB partner to launch SA's first sign language teacher training programme
Embury, DIDB partner to launch SA's first sign language teacher training programme

Students enrolling for the programme will qualify with a higher certificate in pre-school education. The course is aimed at deaf teaching assistants and prospective South African sign language (SASL) teachers...

4 Jul 2019

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Using tech to give South African students a journey of hope

While improving the local economy is seen as key in enabling South Africa to address the pressing developmental challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment, bridging the skills gap will be vital in order ensuring sustainable and accelerated growth.

By Lenny Naidoo 4 Jul 2019

Reviewing the role of universities in a post-development world
Reviewing the role of universities in a post-development world

Scholars began writing about post-development theory in the 1980s. Post-development is a school of thought that is critical of development. It promotes alternative ways of thinking and acting beyond the ideology of development which originated during the Cold War...

4 Jul 2019

DigsConnect becomes Varsity College official partner
DigsConnect becomes Varsity College official partner

The IIE's Varsity College and DigsConnect.com have announced an exciting and strategic partnership aimed at alleviating student accommodation challenges...

Issued by Digs Connect 3 Jul 2019

GIBS launches new online Business and Management Development Programme
GIBS launches new online Business and Management Development Programme

The Gordon Institute of Business Science has launched a new digital programme that will combine many of the benefits of the methodologies of on-campus executive education with the power and flexibility of online learning...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 3 Jul 2019

Business Lab announces major rebranding
Business Lab announces major rebranding

Eskilz, a compliance and training company, has announced a major rebranding to reflect the company's evolution into an all-encompassing, global rebranding, to better cater to their current clients, partners and internal stakeholders and employees...

Issued by Eskilz College 3 Jul 2019

Research reveals R1.7bn in donations to universities, but distribution severely skewed
Research reveals R1.7bn in donations to universities, but distribution severely skewed

Many South Africans and SA organisations are giving significantly more philanthropic funding to local universities. However, the vast majority of funding goes to more traditional, research-intensive, historically advantaged universities (HAIs)...

3 Jul 2019

Winners of the 2018/19 Science Oscars
Winners of the 2018/19 Science Oscars

The NSTF-South32 Awards - known as the 'Science Oscars' - were held at a prestigious gala dinner in Gauteng on Thursday, 27 June 2019...

3 Jul 2019

Parklands College grows young minds, builds futures
Parklands College grows young minds, builds futures

Parklands College in Cape Town is passionate about making sure students are prepared for the future. By doing this, they are creating entrepreneurs of the future through authentic learning experiences...

3 Jul 2019

Only few weeks left to register for the Senior Leadership Development Programme!
Only few weeks left to register for the Senior Leadership Development Programme!

The Senior Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) will provide you with the opportunity to reflect on your leadership style and capacity and to immerse yourself in the latest thinking about best practice in leadership...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 2 Jul 2019

Everyone can do maths - the research proves it
Everyone can do maths - the research proves it

Recently, a parent complained to me about the fact that the school her kid is attending was taking itself way too seriously and putting enormous pressure on students...

By Lieb Liebenberg, Issued by ITSI 2 Jul 2019

Admin tasks chip away at teaching time
Admin tasks chip away at teaching time

South African teachers are spending a hefty amount of time on administrative tasks - time which could be better used on teaching in the classroom...

2 Jul 2019

#OrchidsandOnions - #Done with bollocks
#OrchidsandOnions - #Done with bollocks

Castle Lager, you're safe for now. But Independent Institute of what again ... rethink. Why knock tradition? One expects more from an education ad.

By Brendan Seery 2 Jul 2019

Free retail training opportunities in Free State, Gauteng
Free retail training opportunities in Free State, Gauteng

RelatED Education is offering free workplace-ready training in the retail sector to students in Gauteng and Free State who have recently obtained a matric certificate, diploma or degree...

2 Jul 2019

Report to lay bare SA's teaching conditions
Report to lay bare SA's teaching conditions

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will release the results of a large-scale study investigating the condition of the teaching and learning environment in schools at a briefing scheduled for Tuesday...

1 Jul 2019

Humanities education needs an upgrade to make the most of 4IR
Humanities education needs an upgrade to make the most of 4IR

As pure sciences and information technology alone are not able to equip students for the fourth industrial revolution, universities must ensure that students are equipped with human and social sciences perspectives to embrace the changes that this epoch brings with it for maximum human benefit...

1 Jul 2019

Connectivity is key to leveraging digital technologies in education
Connectivity is key to leveraging digital technologies in education

Having adequate levels of education and digitals skills capacity and capability is pivotal in ensuring that South Africa maximises the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

By Vino Govender 1 Jul 2019

A date with your child's future
A date with your child's future

Learners unsure of their career path are invited to the False Bay TVET College Open Day to view our top-class training facilities, visit the expo stands, try-a-skill and interact with students and lecturers...

Issued by False Bay College 28 Jun 2019

Reimagining apprenticeships for the 21st Century
Reimagining apprenticeships for the 21st Century

Apprenticeships first emerged in the later Middle Ages as a way to teach people the skills needed for a career. Today, you may need a COBOL programmer to learn how to be a cloud architect or a help desk service delivery specialist to become a cybersecurity analyst. These are career changes, not just reskilling efforts...

28 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: Our future needs education, enrichment and togetherness
#YouthMonth: Our future needs education, enrichment and togetherness

As part of our #YouthMonth profiles, we chatted to Webber Wentzel's candidate attorney, Lerato Molefi about the importance of education, why it takes a village to raise a child and remembering your voice...

By Shan Radcliffe 28 Jun 2019

AFDA Port Elizabeth celebrates Pride Month
AFDA Port Elizabeth celebrates Pride Month

This Pride Month, AFDA Port Elizabeth flies its very own pride flag alongside our AFDA and South African flags in the front courtyard - a first for AFDA...

Issued by AFDA 28 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: Thabiso Joyisa calls on SA's youth to create more, build more, love more
#YouthMonth: Thabiso Joyisa calls on SA's youth to create more, build more, love more

Durban's Thabiso Knowledge Joyisa is a young architecture graduate on a mission, tackling social and physical boundaries through collaborative, innovative thinking...

By Sindy Peters 28 Jun 2019

Diamonds aren't forever, but knowledge is...
Diamonds aren't forever, but knowledge is...

A 1,758-carat-diamond bigger than a tennis ball was recently mined in Botswana. Despite this, the resource-rich country knows that diamonds don't last forever... and when the resources run out, a diversified knowledge-based economy needs to be in place. And that's where corporate executive education could be a gem...

27 Jun 2019

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