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Bridge House, Digemy connect to launch new online high school
Bridge House, Digemy connect to launch new online high school

Independent school, Bridge House and award-winning EdTech company, Digemy, have joined forces to create ConnectEd - an Independent Examinations Board (IEB) curriculum online high school which uses a dynamic adaptive learning platform. The school will launch initially for Grades 10 and 11, with other grades to follow next year and into 2022...

19 Oct 2020

Learn to Live School of Skills shares insights on project-based learning
Learn to Live School of Skills shares insights on project-based learning

During the recent virtual World Education Week conference, 100 schools from across the globe addressed different topics related to the 'new normal' and learning in the 21st century...

19 Oct 2020

Afda introduces BCom in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Port Elizabeth campus for 2021
Afda introduces BCom in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Port Elizabeth campus for 2021

The fourth industrial revolution is well underway and it is shaping up some of the most significant opportunities and challenges of our lifetime...

By Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 19 Oct 2020

Thuli Madonsela and Vusi Thembekwayo to join UCT GSB annual Alumni Reunion Weekend
Thuli Madonsela and Vusi Thembekwayo to join UCT GSB annual Alumni Reunion Weekend

The UCT Graduate School of Business's 2020 Alumni Reunion Weekend will be hosted online and will feature talks by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela and entrepreneur and venture capitalist Vusi Thembekwayo...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 19 Oct 2020

Buying stationery is even easier for Snapplify schools with YourSchoolBox
Buying stationery is even easier for Snapplify schools with YourSchoolBox

Online stationery retailer YourSchoolBox has partnered with Snapplify to make buying stationery even easier for Snapplify schools...

Issued by Snapplify 19 Oct 2020

Organisational learning and development: Who trains the trainers?
Organisational learning and development: Who trains the trainers?

Blended learning solutions have yielded a wide array of new learning approaches and tools, including online learning, social learning and a renewed focus on workplace (or on-the-job) learning...

Issued by Wits Plus 19 Oct 2020

Youth training initiatives position SA as desirable services delivery destination
Youth training initiatives position SA as desirable services delivery destination

South Africa is currently an attractive destination for outsourced projects. Andy Searle, CEO of BPESA, details how the country has favourably positioned itself...

19 Oct 2020

Henley Africa MBA student named SA Journalist of the Year at 2020 Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalist of the Year Awards
Henley Africa MBA student named SA Journalist of the Year at 2020 Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalist of the Year Awards

Henley Africa MBA student Pauli van Wyk has been named South African Journalist of the Year at the 2020 Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalist of the Year Awards...

Issued by Henley Business School 19 Oct 2020

Dr Venter's passion for military heritage led to him publishing his first book
Dr Venter's passion for military heritage led to him publishing his first book

Dr Dewald Venter is a senior lecturer in the Hospitality, Tourism and Public Relations Management Department, Faculty of Human Sciences at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT)...

By Nontobeko Zondi, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 16 Oct 2020

Interview tips for graduates
Interview tips for graduates

Looking for a job is not an easy task. Interviews are challenging for both the interviewee and interviewer. Ultimately both parties are looking for an alignment of values, energy and vision...

Issued by Rosebank College 16 Oct 2020

Examsta learning app offers free quizzes ahead of Matric finals
Examsta learning app offers free quizzes ahead of Matric finals

The end of year exams are on the horizon, after what has been an out-of-the-ordinary year for students as well as their parents. Covid-19 has prompted the emergence of a number of beneficial educational technologies to promote learning during this critical time...

15 Oct 2020

Your backstory is a front page story on Biz
Your backstory is a front page story on Biz

You've put so much into your marketing activations, now give them the attention they deserve, with BizTakeouts and promotional options that keep you on the front page on Bizcommunity...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Oct 2020

NWU academic is recipient of prestigious Oppenheimer Fellowship
NWU academic is recipient of prestigious Oppenheimer Fellowship

North-West University (NWU) professor Abiodun Salawu recently received a fellowship under the prestigious Oppenheimer Fund, and will be spending time at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 13 Oct 2020

Guidelines for 2020/21 varsity exams released
Guidelines for 2020/21 varsity exams released

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has released the latest protocols from Higher Health for the 2020/21 examination period in the Post-Schooling Education and Training (PSET) sector...

13 Oct 2020

NWU lecturer appointed as acting High Court judge
NWU lecturer appointed as acting High Court judge

Mandla Motha, a part-time lecturer at the North-West University's Faculty of Law on the Vanderbijlpark Campus, was recently appointed as an acting judge of the North Gauteng High Court...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 13 Oct 2020

Companies should take advantage of this new generation skill...
Companies should take advantage of this new generation skill...

The past few months have seen massive disruption to academic years around the globe. Students who started the year on campus may end up finishing it at home. Keeping the academic year going has meant adapting to remote learning for learners and educators. But unlike some of their schoolgoing counterparts (and their parents), the current generation of students has been primed for remote and online learning...

By Siphelele Kubheka 12 Oct 2020

Book by VUT academic on Covid-19's impact on tourism now out in hard cover and ebook
Book by VUT academic on Covid-19's impact on tourism now out in hard cover and ebook

The hard cover version of the edited book Counting the Cost of Covid-19 on the Global Tourism Industry, co- authored by Vaal University of Technology (VUT) academic Dr Kaitano Dube, becomes available this weekend...

Issued by Vaal University of Technology 12 Oct 2020

B-BBEE and the development of sustainable employment creation
B-BBEE and the development of sustainable employment creation

The Covid-19 lockdown has exacerbated South Africa's unprecedented unemployment crisis and its resultant impact on inequality and poverty will impede efforts to rebuild the nation's economy. The significance of Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) as an employment creation facilitator has therefore never been more important.

12 Oct 2020

Road safety campaign commits to ensuring the safety of children
Road safety campaign commits to ensuring the safety of children

Imperial Logistics has announced that its Be safe. Be smart road safety campaign in partnership with Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire will be handing out 'walking safety belts' to learners in eight schools in South Africa's North West province this Transport Month...

9 Oct 2020

MEC looks to shut down two illegal schools
MEC looks to shut down two illegal schools

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, together with law enforcement agencies, are looking into the possible shut down of two illegal schools in Ivory Park, east of Johannesburg...

9 Oct 2020

Getting real about virtual events
Getting real about virtual events

2020 sure has been event-ful. Online platforms have proven increasingly valuable, especially in the business-to-business space, enabling more knowledge sharing, wider audience reach and networking opportunities than ever before!..

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 9 Oct 2020

Accelerating inclusion through mobile solutions
Accelerating inclusion through mobile solutions

Digital revolution has enabled various forms of innovation. We could agree that Africa is witnessing a major technology shift and the pace of change in Africa is becoming exponential...

By Fida Kibbi 9 Oct 2020

Collaborating to empower Youth - IIE Rosebank College and Isipho Admin
Collaborating to empower Youth - IIE Rosebank College and Isipho Admin

IIE Rosebank College and Isipho Admin have collaborated to empower South African youth. We believe our vision of changing lives and theirs' of improving lives by providing entry into the Executive Assistant profession, is a definite recipe for success...

Issued by Rosebank College 8 Oct 2020

Youth, have your say and win - #YourFreedomYourFuture Competition
Youth, have your say and win - #YourFreedomYourFuture Competition

Learners and students around South Africa have until 23 October to enter the Progress SA #YourFreedomYourFuture Competition with R64,000 of prize money up for grabs...

8 Oct 2020

Higher Education cushions 2020 academic year
Higher Education cushions 2020 academic year

In an effort to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on the 2020 academic year, Higher Education Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has published a national framework to ensure that the cost for tuition and accommodation will remain the same for the 2020 academic year, regardless of its length at the different institutions...

8 Oct 2020

How continuous learning helps business to innovate
How continuous learning helps business to innovate

For businesses to remain competitive, they need to innovate, adapt, motivate and encourage their employees to expand their skill set and gain expertise. At the core of this, employees need sufficient and continuous learning and training to contribute to the success of the organisation - a win-win for businesses and employees...

7 Oct 2020

Labour market relevance and quality assurance of apprenticeships - an employer's perspective
Labour market relevance and quality assurance of apprenticeships - an employer's perspective

The integration of apprenticeships in TVET systems is vital in producing quality and relevant skills which are well aligned with the labour market to improve the job ecosystem, particularly for the youth...

7 Oct 2020

Case law suggests South Africa must do more about disrupted schooling
Case law suggests South Africa must do more about disrupted schooling

South Africa has to balance a number of factors when considering how to handle schools during the pandemic...

By Mariëtte Reyneke 7 Oct 2020

Developing teachers to address unequal access to education
Developing teachers to address unequal access to education

The annual United Nations' (UN) World Teachers' Day to honour one of the world's most essential professions, teaching, was celebrated yesterday, 5 October. Unesco's theme for the 2020 commemoration naturally links to the current education climate, as a result of Covid-19, "Teachers: leading in crisis, reimagining the future".

By Professor Patrick Bean 6 Oct 2020

New professional learning platform in town
New professional learning platform in town

SkillsTown, a Dutch-based online professional learning platform, has launched a modified version of its offering specifically for the South African market - called SkillsTown South Africa...

6 Oct 2020

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