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Mo Salah named first ambassador for Instant Network Schools
Mo Salah named first ambassador for Instant Network Schools

Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah has become the first ambassador for Instant Network Schools which aims to give a quality education to refugee and host country students...

2 days ago

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Chair in Crop Health initiative to upskill students and qualified agriculturalists

The initiative, led by Professor Nick Kotza, chair of the SU Department of Agronomy, seeks to focus on research which is driven by the needs of industry, the education and financial support of students and the provision of further skills training for employees in the agricultural sector...

2 days ago

4 Budget Speech announcements the Education sector wants to hear
4 Budget Speech announcements the Education sector wants to hear

On Wednesday 26 February, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will present the 2020 National Budget to South Africa. There are many pressing issues that the minister will need to address, but these should not drown out the ongoing public schooling challenges our country is currently facing...

3 days ago

Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellows
Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellows

The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT on Friday announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows - companies that will benefit from the Centre's support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across the continent...

3 days ago

Acquire the essential contemporary project management skills!
Acquire the essential contemporary project management skills!

This programme has been designed to provide delegates with sufficient contemporary project management skills in order to allow them to be efficient in managing resources and time when working on projects...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 3 days ago

Association of International Certified Professional Accountants creates new online Global Career Hub
Association of International Certified Professional Accountants creates new online Global Career Hub

A new website offers a place where jobseekers can browse and apply for global positions while giving employers and recruiters access to a broader pool of top talent...

Issued by CIMA 21 Feb 2020

Be P&G's CEO for a day
Be P&G's CEO for a day

Online applications for the Procter & Gamble (P&G) 2020 CEO Challenge are officially open, offering students from across the globe the chance to experience what it would be like to be a key decision maker on a billion dollar brand...

19 Feb 2020

Preparing the 21-century general manager for Africa's growing hospitality industry
Preparing the 21-century general manager for Africa's growing hospitality industry

We chat with Jan van der Putten, vice president of Africa and Indian Ocean at Hilton Worldwide about the role of the 21st-century general manager...

By Robin Fredericks 19 Feb 2020

Sona 2020's impact on the learning year ahead
Sona 2020's impact on the learning year ahead

The State of the Nation address for the year 2020 most certainly has been a memorable one. Despite the 90-minute delay, South Africans were enlightened by the hope of a positive year ahead with many opportunities...

By Devan Moonsamy 18 Feb 2020

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

The Senior Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) 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 17 Feb 2020

Yale Women's Leadership Programme launches in Paris
Yale Women's Leadership Programme launches in Paris

HEC Paris Business School and the Yale School of Management have joined forces to bring the successful Yale Women's Leadership Programme to Europe. The programme, to take place at HEC Paris in March 2020, is set to bring together women leaders from around the continent...

14 Feb 2020

Upskilling vital to construction industry
Upskilling vital to construction industry

Amid positive job creation news, it is now especially vital for the construction industry to adapt to advancing standards and adequately train the emerging workforce...

By Anthony Keal 14 Feb 2020

#WomenInScience: Female titans of tech in South Africa
#WomenInScience: Female titans of tech in South Africa

We are in the midst of a technological revolution set to disrupt the world as we know it...

By Onyi Nwaneri 14 Feb 2020

Start the academic year on a good note with Digicape's incredible back-to-school savings on Mac
Start the academic year on a good note with Digicape's incredible back-to-school savings on Mac

Start the academic year with Digicape's incredible back-to-school savings on selected Mac's, to prepare students and educators for what is going to be a busy year...

Issued by Digicape 13 Feb 2020

HP's plan to bridge gap between tech, education and Africa's hidden talent
HP's plan to bridge gap between tech, education and Africa's hidden talent

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, offers insight into how technology and education can help economic growth in Africa...

By Imran Salie 11 Feb 2020

SDC partners with Fix Scholarship programme - open for applications
SDC partners with Fix Scholarship programme - open for applications

Local media personality and leading social entrepreneur, Fikile Moeti aka DJ Fix is launching a learnership programme in partnership with the Skills Development Corporation (SDC). Applications for the May intake of The Fix SDC Learnership Programme are now open...

11 Feb 2020

Cape Winemakers Guild selects 4 graduates to join its 2020 Protégé Programme
Cape Winemakers Guild selects 4 graduates to join its 2020 Protégé Programme

The programme, funded by the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Development Trust, aims to cultivate the next generation of award-winning winemakers, as well as empower students while promoting transformation within the industry...

11 Feb 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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