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Nzimande to check university state of readiness
Nzimande to check university state of readiness

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, will on Thursday visit Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) to check its state of readiness in preparation for the phased return of students...

By Onalenna Mhlongo 20 hours ago

#YouthMonth: Nicole Cupido shares her view on education and mental health
#YouthMonth: Nicole Cupido shares her view on education and mental health

This Youth Month, together with Pride Factor, young and confident 'thought leaders' share what they think the business community can do better to address the needs of the youth...

2 days ago

Traditional teaching methods require change to meet needs of Gen Z
Traditional teaching methods require change to meet needs of Gen Z

Generation Z is the group defined as growing up in the era of connected technology. Born between 1997 and 2012, most importantly, this is the generation entering the world's tertiary education systems today...

By Candice Adams 3 days ago

Celebrating transformation this Youth Month
Celebrating transformation this Youth Month

As we celebrate Youth Month, our thoughts turn to education and the efforts that have been made to make education in this country more relevant, equitable and inclusive for all our youth. Indeed, as a profession, we too have much to celebrate in this regard especially when it comes to the advancement of our transformation efforts, writes Robert Zwane, Saica's senior executive: national imperatives...

Issued by SAICA 3 days ago

#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things
#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things

Rebecca Pretorius, Country Manager at Crimson Education, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Shan Radcliffe 29 May 2020

VUT contributes to the fight against the spread of coronavirus
VUT contributes to the fight against the spread of coronavirus

The Vaal University of Technology Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUTSGSTP), in partnership with Tsidi and Friends, are producing face masks for their staff and students, as a contribution to the fight against Covid-19...

By Selina Rapulane, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 29 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunities
#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunities

Professor Mandla Makhanya, Vice Chancellor of Unisa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the higher education institution is navigating these unusual times...

By Shan Radcliffe 28 May 2020

Tendai Mtawarira went back to school this week
Tendai Mtawarira went back to school this week

Tendai Mtawarira went back to school this week - from the comfort of his home in Durban - as the inaugural recipient of a special scholarship from Henley Business School Africa on a programme designed to help sports icons successfully transition from the change room to the boardroom...

Issued by Henley Business School 28 May 2020

How schools can ensure they're Covid-19 ready
How schools can ensure they're Covid-19 ready

Ensuring the safety and well-being of its pupils, staff and visitors by warranting that all school buildings and facilities comply with the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and applicable regulation, is one of the most important elements of any school's risk management strategy...

27 May 2020

Unusual lockdown lesson
Unusual lockdown lesson

Here's an unusual lockdown lesson: in this time of distance learning, colleges should start investing in large scale, physical, hands-on training equipment...

Issued by Pert Industrials 26 May 2020

NWU engineers create solution for school-based Covid-19 screening congestion
NWU engineers create solution for school-based Covid-19 screening congestion

Engineers at the Faculty of Engineering of the North-West University (NWU) have, once again, come up with a sustainable solution to do Covid-19 screening at schools in a much faster and more reliable manner...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 26 May 2020

University of Pretoria appoints Dr Morris Mthombeni as Interim Dean of Gibs
University of Pretoria appoints Dr Morris Mthombeni as Interim Dean of Gibs

University of Pretoria has appointed executive director of faculty and senior lecturer Dr Morris Mthombeni as interim dean of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs)...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 26 May 2020

NSFAS students urged to use allowances to buy devices
NSFAS students urged to use allowances to buy devices

Students receiving aid from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) have been urged to use their learning material allowances to purchase learning devices so they can learn remotely during lockdown...

26 May 2020

Final year students to return to varsity under Level 3, free data
Final year students to return to varsity under Level 3, free data

Final year students and those graduating in 2020 may return to campus under Level 3 lockdown...

25 May 2020

The Academy of Digital Arts launches real-time virtual classes
The Academy of Digital Arts launches real-time virtual classes

The internationally-renowned Academy of Digital Arts has just launched a brand-new, real-time virtual short course offering, blending the best of live, instructor-led teaching with the convenience and accessibility of remote learning...

Issued by Academy of Digital Arts 25 May 2020

Woop woop! UCT celebrates translation of app into isiXhosa for students
Woop woop! UCT celebrates translation of app into isiXhosa for students

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has marked a milestone with the translation of the wish, outcome, obstacle, plan (Woop) web application into isiXhosa. The app is a self-regulating, goal-setting intervention that is available in 12 main international languages. isiXhosa is the first African vernacular language translation.

22 May 2020

Beautique Academy offers free beauty courses during lockdown
Beautique Academy offers free beauty courses during lockdown

Nominate yourself or somebody else to win a free skincare or laser foundation course from Beautique Academy...

22 May 2020

Afda animation film Hadeda making a racket abroad
Afda animation film Hadeda making a racket abroad

The 2019 third year Afda Johannesburg graduation animation film, Hadeda, directed by Nuha Suliman, has been selected as a semi-finalist at the Lagos International Festival of Animation, Lifanima, in Nigeria...

By Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 22 May 2020

PAMSA bursary, research programme application extended
PAMSA bursary, research programme application extended

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa has extended the application deadline for its Masters of Engineering bursary and research programme until 22 June...

22 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

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

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

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

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

Educational institutions must embrace the new digital reality
Educational institutions must embrace the new digital reality

Adopting a suitable and robust online learning strategy is key to maintaining academic continuity for institutions of higher learning...

By Robert Speed 6 May 2020

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