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Collaboration needed to enhance the hybrid skillset
Collaboration needed to enhance the hybrid skillset

According to the World Economic Forum, 70% of Africa's population is under the age of 30, signalling a significant opportunity for the growth and advancement of the continent...

By Deon De Swardt 8 Aug 2019

Building on the enduring legacy of Tuks Law School
Building on the enduring legacy of Tuks Law School

The School for Legal Practice semester course has been a revered programme for many years...

By Khensani Mahlangu, Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 7 Aug 2019

Life after one degree: Going postgrad or not
Life after one degree: Going postgrad or not

As the soon-to-be-graduates from the Class of 2019 near the end of their studies, they need to start considering their options for next year. While many are getting ready to enter the workplace, the question about whether they should pursue postgraduate studies or not will be on the minds of tens of thousands of students...

6 Aug 2019

Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Skills Programme in Durban
Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Skills Programme in Durban

The main aim of this programme is to equip participants with skills to undertake monitoring and evaluation (M&E) functions...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 6 Aug 2019

Can parents sue if their child is injured at school?
Can parents sue if their child is injured at school?

Parents send their children to school with a reasonable expectation that they will be as safe as they would be at home, however accidents happen at schools on an alarmingly frequent basis in South Africa...

6 Aug 2019

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants to remove exemption fees
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants to remove exemption fees

CIMA sets new sector standard to encourage accessibility and social mobility in efforts to help create a diverse, dynamic and future-ready accounting profession..

Issued by CIMA 5 Aug 2019

Find your career path at the Epic Job Expo
Find your career path at the Epic Job Expo

The Epic Job Expo, which will be hosted by UCT's Careers Service this week, is the perfect opportunity for students to speak to potential employers, fine-tune their CV and listen to inspiring TED-style talks...

5 Aug 2019

Centre to broaden digital footprint of SA's languages
Centre to broaden digital footprint of SA's languages

Higher Education and Science and Technology Deputy Minister Buti Manamela will on Wednesday launch the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) in Potchefstroom, North West...

5 Aug 2019

Decode kicks off social media training for government communicators
Decode kicks off social media training for government communicators

Gauteng Department of Health (GDoH) communicators at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto were the first to receive social media training with Decode Communications...

5 Aug 2019

Facilities management offers great potential career path for unemployed youth
Facilities management offers great potential career path for unemployed youth

The Servest 2018/9 Market Analysis Survey concluded that the local Facilities Management (FM) sector has grown from providing services such as landscaping, maintenance and repairs, security, cleaning services, etc, into an integrated service offering...

2 Aug 2019

Mid-year matric results are out
Mid-year matric results are out

The results for the 2019 June matric exams written by both National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Senior Certificate (SC) candidates are out...

2 Aug 2019

Why we shouldn't simply replace textbooks with electronic books
Why we shouldn't simply replace textbooks with electronic books

Trial and error has shown that before we simply swap textbooks for e-textbooks, we first need to get the basics right, then introduce electronic learning to complement book-based learning...

1 Aug 2019

Teacher development is critical to saving SA's education system
Teacher development is critical to saving SA's education system

South African education is in crisis. Children attending South African schools fare poorly on almost every metric and are ill-prepared for the world after school. Added to this, several studies on teacher development and teacher quality note the high turnover rate amongst South African teachers...

1 Aug 2019

A revolution, one weld at a time
A revolution, one weld at a time

A gender revolution has begun in what were exclusively male industries, led by a still-tiny vanguard of women artisans produced by South Africa's TVET College system...

Issued by False Bay College 1 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Tshidi Morabi creates app to track scholar transport
#WomensMonth: Tshidi Morabi creates app to track scholar transport

A mad dash to the school to find a missing child when the driver wasn't answering his phone inspired entrepreneur Tshidi Morabi to create LocTransie...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 Aug 2019

VUT's chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, a Lancaster University Alumnus awarded a Doctor of Science
VUT's chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, a Lancaster University Alumnus awarded a Doctor of Science

Each year, Lancaster University awards honorary degrees to people with outstanding international, or leading national, reputations in their fields...

By Puleng Maphisa, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 31 Jul 2019

Universities in South Africa need to rediscover their higher purpose
Universities in South Africa need to rediscover their higher purpose

For over two decades South African higher education has been dominated by three successive and contending waves of thinking and organisation. They are: neo-liberal managerialism the decolonialisation of knowledge and, most recently, the idea of a Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

By Peter Vale and Harry Boyte 31 Jul 2019

What are the new 'essential services'?
What are the new 'essential services'?

Essential services refer to those services that, if interrupted, would endanger the life, personal safety or health of the whole or any part of the population. Once a service is declared as an essential service, employees working in such services may not engage in strike action...

By Kenneth Coster and Shane Johnson 31 Jul 2019

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SBF's high school scholarship programme open for entry

Applications are now open for the Students for a Better Future (SBF) High School Scholarship Programme, which enables academically gifted, financially disadvantaged learners to attend some of the best high schools in the Cape Town area...

31 Jul 2019

The AFDA guide to Open Day 2019
The AFDA guide to Open Day 2019

Ready to arrive for Open Day at your nearest AFDA campus? We've put together a guide so that you can get the very best out of your AFDA Open Day experience...

Issued by AFDA 30 Jul 2019

Embracing the principles of MOT
Embracing the principles of MOT

False Bay TVET College is an active participant in the MOT Programme. This is a programme that originated in Norway and aims to give students certain tools to help them develop into strong and resilient members of society...

By Melanie Vermaak, Issued by False Bay College 30 Jul 2019

Youth Entrepreneurship Expo: Hatchery to incubator
Youth Entrepreneurship Expo: Hatchery to incubator

False Bay TVET College is intentional about instilling a culture of entrepreneurship amongst the student population, getting them to think differently about entrepreneurship as a career of choice...

By Abraham Oliver, Issued by False Bay College 30 Jul 2019

3 ways digital learning can empower star employees
3 ways digital learning can empower star employees

Technology continues to disrupt every aspect of our lives. One sector that is benefitting from this disruption is education and training. The rise of online learning platforms continues to make studying more accessible and convenient to students and employees...

By Desiree Gullan 30 Jul 2019

Entertainment industry heavyweights flying the AFDA MFA flag high
Entertainment industry heavyweights flying the AFDA MFA flag high

AFDA is excited to have the highly experienced film industry professionals Richard Starkey and Adze Ugah studying the AFDA Master of Fine Arts in Motion Picture Medium...

Issued by AFDA 30 Jul 2019

Teacher development is critical to rescuing SA's education system
Teacher development is critical to rescuing SA's education system

Several studies on teacher development and teacher quality note the high turnover rate amongst South African teachers...

Issued by Trialogue 30 Jul 2019

Xolisa Dyeshana at the One Club for Creativity boot camps in SA. All images provided. © Kontent Park.
#CSIMonth: How creative boot camps add a fresh dynamic to the SA advertising landscape

It's no secret that it's hard to make your break in advertising, especially in SA, where a large part of the population was formerly excluded from participating in the industry altogether. That's where the One Club for Creativity's diversity boot camps come in...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jul 2019

Board game puts fun into financial literacy lessons for high schoolers
Board game puts fun into financial literacy lessons for high schoolers

South Africans are experiencing worsening levels of financial vulnerability, which implies a rising sense of economic insecurity and a general inability to cope financially. This is according to the latest Momentum/Unisa Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index, which reveals that many South Africans are not living within their means, which typically translates into increased hardship in the future.

29 Jul 2019

Kurt Minnaar of Dreamer Education.
#FairnessFirst: From textbooks to hip-hop; disrupting education for the Gen Z student

Kurt Minnaar is a teacher with a difference. Dreamer Education, an NGO started with his wife and a little help from his friends in the creative industry, is revolutionising the way basic foundation phase mathematics skills are being taught by incorporating music and rhythm - you can also play a part...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jul 2019

Youth dialogue
Youth dialogue

False Bay TVET College, Khayelitsha Campus together with the Department of Small Business Development hosted a youth dialogue with college students and young entrepreneurs...

Issued by False Bay College 26 Jul 2019

Free skills workshop and online platform give youth career confidence
Free skills workshop and online platform give youth career confidence

In support of the UN's World Youth Skills Day on 15 July, Surf Laundry hosted a free Career Confidence workshop in Soweto, Johannesburg, based on their free Surf School of Shine online platform...

26 Jul 2019

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