FemiTI to stem drop-out rates of Ghanaian girls
FemiTI to stem drop-out rates of Ghanaian girls

A reported 75% of girls in Ghana attend primary school, but there's a significant drop in girls in high school and college. Research by the WWW Foundation further revealed that women in poor urban areas in developing countries are 50% less likely to use the internet than men. FemiTi aims to change all that...

2 days ago

14 business ideas for students who want to start a side hustle
14 business ideas for students who want to start a side hustle

"When it comes to business ideas for learners (university students), the biggest tip I can give is to look at your circumstances and environment and try to identify where the biggest challenges are," says Jalal Ghiassi-Razavi, association director at the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 3 days ago

Monitoring and Evaluation Programme for Public Sector
Monitoring and Evaluation Programme for Public Sector

The main aim of this programme is to equip participants with skills to undertake Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) functions...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 12 Feb 2019

Tourism SMMEs and students cross pollinate skills
Tourism SMMEs and students cross pollinate skills

A partnership between Cape Town Tourism and the Tourism and Events Management Department at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) aims at cross-pollinating skills development between SMMEs and students...

12 Feb 2019

Dr Binganidzo Muchara
Will the Budget Speech keep the promises of Sona?

President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (Sona) theme was "Following up on our commitments. Making your Future Work Better."...

By Binganidzo Muchara 11 Feb 2019

#NewBiz: Clay Creative wins City & Guilds
#NewBiz: Clay Creative wins City & Guilds

New agency kid on the block, Clay Creative recently won the City & Guilds pitch for their international digital account with the agency's soon-to-be-launched #FutureFit concept...

7 Feb 2019

The Master of Science in Global Health Delivery Class of 2018. Photo by Jean Christophe Kitoko for UGHE
Rwanda university sets out to teach doctors medicine and management

A new university of health sciences is being launched in Rwanda. The University of Global Health Equity is being touted as a centre that will "contribute to addressing the critical shortage of health professionals" and "ensure they remain committed to the continent"...

By Agnes Binagwaho 6 Feb 2019

Pula and Can!Do do it together
Pula and Can!Do do it together

Pula Capital Partners, LRMG's investment arm, has announced a strategic investment and partnership with Can!Do Consulting...

Issued by Pula Capital Partners 5 Feb 2019

Trade, Investment Promotions and Economic Development Programme in Johannesburg and Durban!
Trade, Investment Promotions and Economic Development Programme in Johannesburg and Durban!

The Trade, Investment Promotion and Economic Development Programme (TIPED) is designed to provide a seamless pipeline to build South Africa's capacity to lead and manage strategic and sustainable investment...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 5 Feb 2019

4 initiatives providing ICT skills training to SA youth
4 initiatives providing ICT skills training to SA youth

An estimated R4-trillion could be added to the African economy by 2026 through the adoption of digitalisation in industrial sectors, a recent report commissioned by Siemens revealed...

1 Feb 2019

4 ways tech is making education more accessible
4 ways tech is making education more accessible

Technology is not just about social networking and streaming your favourite TV series on your tablet. Sure, these are all great use cases, but tech is doing great things in the education space too...

By Jade Mathieson 31 Jan 2019

Expand your skills
Expand your skills

Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography offers a wide range of short courses aimed at people who wish to expand their skill set and cover a variety of disciplines...

Issued by Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography 23 Jan 2019

Eskilz College is officially QCTO accredited
Eskilz College is officially QCTO accredited

As of 21 December 2018, Eskilz College was awarded their QCTO (Quality Council for Trades & Occupations) accreditation. This ended the year on a high note...

Issued by Eskilz College 15 Jan 2019

Data science now available at high school level
Data science now available at high school level

The Explore Data Science Academy is launching an online course and a series of data science competitions aimed at making 'job future' skills available to South African high school students...

10 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Out with the old, in with the new!
#BizTrends2019: Out with the old, in with the new!

Large corporates and multinationals are keeping a close eye on developments from the Department of Home Affairs. 2019 promises a number of changes in the Immigration Act which will impact the way business can attract and retain expat resources...

By Marisa Jacobs 8 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The future of learning in relation to disruptive innovations
#BizTrends2019: The future of learning in relation to disruptive innovations

According to American developmental biologist, Dr. Bruce Harold Lipton, the brain of a child under the age of seven is in a lower vibrational frequency, a state called theta, imagination...

By Neo Rantele Kuaho 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Top 11 trends in South African education
#BizTrends2019: Top 11 trends in South African education

Higher Education in South Africa has undergone many changes over the past few decades, with local and global trends continuing to influence the sector...

By Yusuf Karodia 7 Jan 2019

Helping teachers get better at 'how' to teach as well as 'what' to teach
Helping teachers get better at 'how' to teach as well as 'what' to teach

It's always difficult to step out of your comfort zone. This is true for teachers too; research has shown that many educators are resistant to change...

By Yashwant Ramma and Ajeevsing Bholoa 28 Dec 2018

Earn, learn for free with Master Builders Association of the Western Cape
Earn, learn for free with Master Builders Association of the Western Cape

The MBAWC will once again be offering potential candidates in the region to attain a nationally recognised qualification for free...

18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Education
#BestofBiz 2018: Education

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Education & Training site over the past year below.

18 Dec 2018

Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa
Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa

Data science needs to embrace African context and work for greater good...

17 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Open source skills in high demand
#RecruitmentFocus: Open source skills in high demand

The unemployment rate in South Africa rose to 27.5% in the third quarter of 2018, while the demand for skills remains high - leaving an industry conundrum that is yet to be solved...

13 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Noella Coursaris Musunka on the power of mentorship in Africa
#RecruitmentFocus: Noella Coursaris Musunka on the power of mentorship in Africa

International model, philanthropist and advocate for women and children empowerment Noella Coursaris Musunka was recently in SA to accept an award in recognition of her humanitarian work in Africa...

By Sindy Peters 10 Dec 2018

2018 Universities Business Challenge winners
2018 Universities Business Challenge winners

The 2018 winners of the Universities Business Challenge were announced at the GE Innovation Centre in Johannesburg on 6 December 2018...

7 Dec 2018

Environmental internships up for grabs
Environmental internships up for grabs

The Department of Environmental Affairs is inviting young South African graduates aged between 18 and 35 years, who have a keen interest in environmental careers, to apply for a two-year internship programme that will run between 2019 and 2021...

6 Dec 2018

QCTO accreditation for Molteno's ECD training course
QCTO accreditation for Molteno's ECD training course

The Molteno Institute for Language and Literacy has been endorsed as a skills development provider to train and accredit students with an Occupational Certificate: Early Childhood Development Practitioner...

5 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Why vocational training could be the start to a great career
#RecruitmentFocus: Why vocational training could be the start to a great career

This year's matriculants should take a serious look at vocational careers, says education expert Elbie Liebenberg, principal of Oxbridge Academy...

5 Dec 2018

Regent Business School unveils iLeadLAB
Regent Business School unveils iLeadLAB

RBS has unveiled its new initiative aimed at empowering young people with core skills and competencies to creatively bridge the gap between education and the demands of the 21st century workplace...

Issued by Regent Business School 4 Dec 2018

Wesgro and Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival offering free Filmmakers' Masterclass
Wesgro and Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival offering free Filmmakers' Masterclass

The Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival will offer a free Filmmakers' Masterclass this Wednesday, 5 December, to boost several initiatives to position Cape Town as a key film destination and location...

4 Dec 2018

SACAP coaching alumni perspectives - Q&A with executive, career and talent coach, Fabienne Perreux
SACAP coaching alumni perspectives - Q&A with executive, career and talent coach, Fabienne Perreux

Fabienne Perreux, a graduate of SACAP's Post-Graduate course in Leadership and Coaching, shares her valuable insights into her development as a coach, and her experience of establishing a highly successful coaching practice...

Issued by SACAP 4 Dec 2018

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