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SA colleges to benefit from Germany
SA colleges to benefit from Germany

Germany has agreed to identify a few technical colleges in South Africa to work with, in an attempt to develop skills and create more jobs in the country...

10 Feb 2020

Delegates from IDT keep up with the global market through Enterprises UP
Delegates from IDT keep up with the global market through Enterprises UP

Enterprises University of Pretoria's (Enterprises UP) recently hosted a Project Quality, Risk and Time Management (PQRTM) in-house training, for two groups of 20 delegates from Independent Development Trust (IDT)...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 10 Feb 2020

ALU, GE scholarships boost IT in Africa
ALU, GE scholarships boost IT in Africa

General Electric and the Africa Leadership University (ALU) have kicked off the third cohort of the Africa Industrial Internet Programme (AIIP), which is aimed at equipping young Africans with skills that will enable them to take part in the fourth industrial revolution...

10 Feb 2020

Register now for the Emerging Managers Programme!
Register now for the Emerging Managers Programme!

The Emerging Managers Programme is aimed at individuals who are earmarked as future leaders/managers in an organisation or individuals who have recently been promoted to management level and are now having to navigate a new landscape...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 10 Feb 2020

Vusi Mfupi at St Martins De Porres, for the Room 13 Inspiration Day in Soweto.
Art is the solution to SA's 'decade of action' in education and re-skilling

The re-introduction of art in schools is an essential starting point to instilling the requisite skills necessary to the next entrants of higher education students being ready for the modern economy - of the fourth industrial revolution...

By Ntombi Malaza 10 Feb 2020

Academic partnership brings Pan-African training programme for clean energy leaders to SA
Academic partnership brings Pan-African training programme for clean energy leaders to SA

A total of 11 South Africans among record number of participants selected for Open Africa Power...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 7 Feb 2020

Cartrack's new skills programme gives young South Africans a leg up
Cartrack's new skills programme gives young South Africans a leg up

So far, 180 unemployed youth aged between 20 and 30 years have participated. The majority of participants reside in Alexandra and Soweto in Johannesburg, Gauteng...

7 Feb 2020

Experts at engineering symposium call for more young female students in STEM
Experts at engineering symposium call for more young female students in STEM

Science and engineering experts attending the recent Engineering for Girls Symposium at the Baze University in Abuja, Nigeria, called for more young female students to pursue...

7 Feb 2020

High Court hands down groundbreaking judgment on the right to basic education
High Court hands down groundbreaking judgment on the right to basic education

The Eastern Cape Division of the High Court in Grahamstown recently handed down a groundbreaking judgment upholding the right to education of undocumented children...

By Jacquie Cassette and Tricia Erasmus 6 Feb 2020

Start the new decade with CIMA
Start the new decade with CIMA

Through the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the unified voice of the American Institute of CPAs and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, we are aiming to help you do just that...

Issued by CIMA 5 Feb 2020

Mandela University, Foundation partner to advance Madiba's legacy
Mandela University, Foundation partner to advance Madiba's legacy

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Nelson Mandela University have joined hands in an effort to advance the legacy of the world icon they are named after...

5 Feb 2020

Learn how to invest in early-stage startups
Learn how to invest in early-stage startups

The Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) has launched an early-stage startup investment online course in February 2020...

5 Feb 2020

Applications open for Shoprite bursary programme
Applications open for Shoprite bursary programme

Students studying scarce skills - such as Information Technology (IT), Chartered Accounting, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Pharmacy and Retail Business Management - are invited to apply for the Shoprite Group's 2020 bursary programme...

4 Feb 2020

TFG Foundation provides food for thought
TFG Foundation provides food for thought

Over the last five years, TFG Foundation in partnership with TFG brands invested around R17.2m across various education initiatives, impacting over 500,000 lives...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 4 Feb 2020

DigsConnect.com, the startup giving away R50,000 in cash
DigsConnect.com, the startup giving away R50,000 in cash

DigsConnect is setting up a high-pressure, adrenaline-fueled competition, in which students conquer challenges, and win fame, glory and R50,000 in cold hard cash...

Issued by Digs Connect 4 Feb 2020

Three AFDA 2019 graduations films selected for CILECT Prize 2020
Three AFDA 2019 graduations films selected for CILECT Prize 2020

Three AFDA 2019 graduation films are to compete for the prestigious CILECT Prize 2020, the first-ever award bestowed to a student film based on review from the whole community of CILECT Full Member Schools...

Issued by AFDA 4 Feb 2020

SU partners with French business school
SU partners with French business school

Stellenbosch University (SU) has officially launched a partnership with world renowned French-based business school SKEMA, paving the way for the establishment of the SKEMA Business School South Africa at SU...

3 Feb 2020

MDP registrations are still open for the February intake!
MDP registrations are still open for the February intake!

The Management Development Programme (MDP) is uniquely designed to build your capacity to lead your organisation into the future...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 3 Feb 2020

Greater focus needed on human capital development in Africa
Greater focus needed on human capital development in Africa

If Africa is to beat the challenges of the next decade and meet global development targets, its governments must foster innovation...

3 Feb 2020

SA wins International School Moot Court Competition
SA wins International School Moot Court Competition

South Africa's team of eight students have won the 5th International School Moot Court Competition, which concluded in Gdynia in Poland on Friday, 31 January 2020...

3 Feb 2020

How to choose a career path after matric
How to choose a career path after matric

The time has arrived for those who have attained matric passes to make important decisions about their future...

By Elizabeth Campos 31 Jan 2020

Fundi's top 5 educational trends for the year
Fundi's top 5 educational trends for the year

The past decade has seen a radical shift in education and, often, disruptive evolution of the collective industry. From free tertiary education all the way through to the rise of EdTech, the next 10 years promises to be equally exciting to watch - starting in 2020...

30 Jan 2020

Principa and Digemy partner to provide e-learning training to the financial services industry
Principa and Digemy partner to provide e-learning training to the financial services industry

Principa, a South African data analytics company, and Digemy, a Cape Town e-learning technology provider have announced a new partnership...

Issued by Principa 30 Jan 2020

Expand your skills in 2020
Expand your skills in 2020

The Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography offers various short courses, that can help individuals and business employees expand their skills...

Issued by Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography 30 Jan 2020

Learning through experience with Johannesburg Business School
Learning through experience with Johannesburg Business School

Technological change in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is transforming the global business landscape on an unprecedented scale. As such, business schools need to tailor their educational experiences to enable leaders to thrive in this era...

Issued by Johannesburg Business School 29 Jan 2020

Overcoming the leadership deficit in Africa
Overcoming the leadership deficit in Africa

As stressed by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the cultivation of leaders with exceptional character and skills is critical to Africa's development...

By Hatim Eltayeb 29 Jan 2020

Education Minister engages stakeholders on BELA Bill
Education Minister engages stakeholders on BELA Bill

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is this week meeting stakeholders to discuss progress on work being done on the Basic Education Laws Amendment (BELA) Bill...

28 Jan 2020

Sign up for the Senior Leadership Development Programme!
Sign up for the Senior Leadership Development Programme!

The Senior Leadership Development Programme 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 28 Jan 2020

Time of the Writer - Schools Short Story Competition open for entry
Time of the Writer - Schools Short Story Competition open for entry

The 23rd Time of the Writer International Festival, hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), invites South African high school learners to submit their short stories for the annual Schools Short Story Competition by Friday, 28 February 2020...

27 Jan 2020

Bursaries from TFG make dreams come true
Bursaries from TFG make dreams come true

Two young minds can now focus on their studies thanks to all-inclusive bursaries from TFG...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 27 Jan 2020

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