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Matching Moodle affordances with different knowledge types
Matching Moodle affordances with different knowledge types

The field of e-learning undeniably offers a wide range of affordances - i.e. options that are made available to e-learning practitioners. When used effectively, these resources provide great value in ensuring that learning objectives are achieved successfully...

By Millie van der Westhuizen, Issued by EDGE Education 19 May 2020

Programme helps SA students get scholarships to study overseas
Programme helps SA students get scholarships to study overseas

Applications are now open for the EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Programme. Through regular meetings and seminars, this programme, funded by the United States Mission to South Africa, supports talented and determined learners and students from low-income backgrounds, to apply for scholarships and admission to colleges and universities in the United States...

19 May 2020

Programme to connect future South African leaders to global conversation in a post-Covid-19 world
Programme to connect future South African leaders to global conversation in a post-Covid-19 world

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business has become the first business school in sub-Saharan Africa to join CEMS - Global Alliance in Management Education...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 19 May 2020

Capacitating leadership through self-development for operations of the future
Capacitating leadership through self-development for operations of the future

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

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 18 May 2020

Motshekga to update the nation on schools reopening
Motshekga to update the nation on schools reopening

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is expected to brief media on Tuesday, on preparations for the re-opening of schools amid the Covid-19 lockdown...

By Onalenna Mhlongo 18 May 2020

Working Student Programme addresses work-readiness gap
Working Student Programme addresses work-readiness gap

Students can now form part of a Working Student Programme, designed to uplift young people who want to study further and increase future employment opportunities while offering South African businesses a meaningful way to improve their B-BBEE score...

18 May 2020

Covid-19: Education's moment of enlightenment
Covid-19: Education's moment of enlightenment

Here is a question: You have two options presented to you right now; live or learn. Which one do you choose?..

By Rudi Kimmie, Issued by TSIBA 18 May 2020

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

#LockdownLessons: RISE Academy keeps students active in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: RISE Academy keeps students active in lockdown

#LockdownLessons explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 May 2020

Students and learners need to be agile to succeed in unprecedented times
Students and learners need to be agile to succeed in unprecedented times

These are unprecedented times, and a great deal of agility is required for such times. The Covid-19 pandemic is happening to everyone, everywhere, which means all of us need to figure out a new way of living...

By Ralph Speirs 14 May 2020

5 ways to help your kids stay safe online
5 ways to help your kids stay safe online

As online learning becomes more prevalent and children become more active online, there are risks. Cyber bulling, hacking, phishing, credential theft - these are all risks that come hand in hand with any login, virtual conference or platform. But this does not have to be another thing to worry about...

14 May 2020

Basic education postpones briefing on school reopening
Basic education postpones briefing on school reopening

The Basic Education Department (DBE) has postponed a briefing that was set to outline the phased approach to the reopening of schools amid the Covid-19 lockdown...

14 May 2020

Who should go back to school first?
Who should go back to school first?

As South Africa considers reopening schools amid the Covid-19 crisis, a policy brief released by the Department of Economics at Stellenbosch University (SU) argues that by allowing the youngest children to go back first, teachers and parents will be at lower risk...

13 May 2020

4 tips to setting up an online classroom
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

#LockdownLessons: Aim for survival, look after one another - Lisa Ilingworth, Futureproof SA
#LockdownLessons: Aim for survival, look after one another - Lisa Ilingworth, Futureproof SA

Lisa Ilingworth, CEO and co-founder of Futureproof SA, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 12 May 2020

Basic Education to give an update on school reopening
Basic Education to give an update on school reopening

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will this week announce the department's preparations with regards to the reopening of schools...

12 May 2020

Ongoing executive education excellence as Gibs ranked among leading business schools for 17th year by UK Financial Times
Ongoing executive education excellence as Gibs ranked among leading business schools for 17th year by UK Financial Times

University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business (Gibs) has again been ranked as the top South African and African business school for executive education by the UK Financial Times in its Executive Education 2020 Ranking...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 12 May 2020

Online learning...the new normal
Online learning...the new normal

At UKZN Extended Learning, we are embracing the changes and are working on a number of projects aimed at providing free access to learning materials...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 12 May 2020

Foonda connects students to scholarships, bursaries
Foonda connects students to scholarships, bursaries

Foonda Technology Solutions has launched a digital platform that aims to match eligible students with tertiary scholarships, bursaries, learnerships and other sponsorship opportunities from across the globe...

11 May 2020

Gibs Ethics Barometer measuring performance, building trust and driving success
Gibs Ethics Barometer measuring performance, building trust and driving success

Building on Gibs's reputation as the 'business school of business', the Ethics Barometer aims to deliver benefits on both a micro and macro level - to individual companies as well as to the broader business community...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 11 May 2020

UCT Graduate School of Business is number 1 in South Africa
UCT Graduate School of Business is number 1 in South Africa

The latest ranking of customised programmes from the Financial Times shows the University Cape Town Graduate School of Business is leading in South Africa...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 11 May 2020

Why boost your English language skills
Why boost your English language skills

Wits Language School's English improvement courses are designed for second language speakers. In these courses, you will increase your vocabulary, revise essential grammar rules and learn how to write business documents that are effective, professional and persuasive...

Issued by Wits Plus 11 May 2020

How to maintain a positive homeschooling environment
How to maintain a positive homeschooling environment

South African families are going through tremendously challenging times as most continue to stay at home during the country's extended lockdown. While it is not yet clear when schools will start to re-open, thousands upon thousands of learners are working hard to stay on top of their educational journeys, while those parents who can do so are still working from home...

8 May 2020

#KagisoRadioTeachers campaign takes teaching to the airwaves
#KagisoRadioTeachers campaign takes teaching to the airwaves

In an effort to support rural learners without access to television classes, computers or data, Kagiso Trust has partnered with the Limpopo Department of Education to provide radio lessons to Grade 12 learners. The scheduled lessons will commence via Capricorn FM radio from Monday, 11 May 2020...

8 May 2020

Mpact Versapak is 'school ready': New face shield for kids
Mpact Versapak is 'school ready': New face shield for kids

Aiming to make a difference through timeous innovation, Mpact has developed a face shield specifically for children; ready for the reopening of schools...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 8 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to re-invent, revamp education system - Zakheni Ngubo, Syafunda
#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to re-invent, revamp education system - Zakheni Ngubo, Syafunda

Zakheni Ngubo, founder and CEO at Syafunda, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 8 May 2020

How Covid-19 crisis is demystifying online learning
How Covid-19 crisis is demystifying online learning

An interview with Natasa Meli, the South African College of Applied Psychology's Head of Online Campus...

Issued by SACAP 7 May 2020

Schools must remain closed, DBE emphasises
Schools must remain closed, DBE emphasises

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) on Thursday warned against the premature re-opening of schools...

7 May 2020

Mancosa offers educators free training in remote teaching
Mancosa offers educators free training in remote teaching

Many educators are challenged by a new reality of remote learning induced by the coronavirus lockdown, and to upskill them, teachers are being offered a chance to receive free training in teaching remotely with confidence...

6 May 2020

Brand-new qualification in Mechatronic Engineering for the NWU
Brand-new qualification in Mechatronic Engineering for the NWU

The Bachelor of Mechatronic Engineering programme at the North-West University (NWU) has been approved by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) and will allow graduates to compete internationally on the world stage...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 6 May 2020

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