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New online training portal launched by DMASA

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA) has launched a new online training portal, DMASA Academy...

3 days ago

Using tech for visual storytelling is a powerful learning tool
Using tech for visual storytelling is a powerful learning tool

Visual storytelling is fundamental to the human experience, and one of our oldest forms of expression...

By Glenn Gillis 3 days ago

Dr Lohyd Terrier, Associate Professor at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)
VR in Education: the new age of learning

In the wake of what might be the pinnacle of learning from experience, behold: Experiential Training is coming and here stay...

By Dr Lohyd Terrier 3 May 2019

School of IT
School of IT

Recently opened in Somerset West, School of IT offers both online and face-to-face tuition in the Western Cape with a wide variety of courses, including programming, web design, SQL, PC engineering, AutoCad, social media and MS Office...

Issued by School of IT 18 Apr 2019

#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor
#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor

The industry's lack of diversity and inclusion was made notably clear by last year's #TimesUp movement, largely focused on equality in race and gender. Now, with a rise of 'diversity and inclusion' focused roles popping in advertising, here's why it's important to focus on a range of ages and experience levels for true business transformation...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2019

Festival of Learning: highlighting 'Education for Social Change'
Festival of Learning: highlighting 'Education for Social Change'

Education, whether formal or informal learning, is the key driver of the social change we would all like to see in South Africa...

Issued by SACAP 8 Apr 2019

How do people learn and what can we do to improve learning?
How do people learn and what can we do to improve learning?

Internationally recognised Dr Daisy Pellant is set to present at the 2nd annual workshop on Mind, Brain and Education in Africa...

Issued by ITSI 3 Apr 2019

Digital boost for SA's poorest pupils
Digital boost for SA's poorest pupils

Private sector heavyweights show support for new digital education model...

1 Apr 2019

Photo by Autumn Goodman on Unsplash
eLearning Africa 2019, where African talent, skills can turn into success

The 2019 edition of eLearning Africa, which is set to be the biggest one yet, will take place from 23-25 October in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire...

28 Mar 2019

Why biometric vetting should be standard practice in the education sector
Why biometric vetting should be standard practice in the education sector

The spate of incidents, in recent years, involving offenders posing risk to the safety of learners across various schools in South Africa calls for some serious action to be taken...

By Pine Pienaar 12 Mar 2019

Ad industry well-placed to boost SA education
Ad industry well-placed to boost SA education

Our current challenges that include perpetual spoiler Eskom throwing shade at our economy should not distract us from South Africa's impressive achievements...

By Devon Meerholz 7 Mar 2019

Nurturing local animators for a global market
Nurturing local animators for a global market

While the South African animation sector is still in its infancy stages, it has potential to grow exponentially, pending consistent work commitment from international studios...

By Cate Hunter and Roshin Schmidt, Issued by False Bay College 21 Feb 2019

Colleges collaborate to bridge the education gap
Colleges collaborate to bridge the education gap

On Wednesday, 5 December 2018, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Western Cape Community Education and Training College (WCCETC) and False Bay TVET College...

By Roshin Schmidt, Issued by False Bay College 21 Feb 2019

IIE distance, online learning at Rosebank College
IIE distance, online learning at Rosebank College

Studying through distance allows you the flexibility to upskill yourself and do other things such as work, it is worth mentioning that textbooks for those studying IIE distance/online qualifications are included.

Issued by Rosebank College 18 Feb 2019

Government to phase in digitised textbooks from next year
Government to phase in digitised textbooks from next year

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the department is ready to phase in digitised textbooks from next year...

15 Feb 2019

5 ways mobile technology will transform education
5 ways mobile technology will transform education

Mobile technology has transformed the way we live and work, and it can be expected to rapidly change the ways in which children learn as smartphones and tablets become more widely accepted at primary and high schools...

By Ernst Wittmann 13 Feb 2019

SA education to adapt to digital revolution
SA education to adapt to digital revolution

South Africa's education system is to go through a radical overhaul in order to adapt to the fourth industrial revolution...

8 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

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

#BizTrends2019: Digital transformation, transforming lives
#BizTrends2019: Digital transformation, transforming lives

We live in an increasingly connected world. The technologies, both emerging and established, that connect us, have the power to influence and reshape the ways in which we live, work and learn...

By Simon Goldstone 22 Jan 2019

5 Wi-Fi mistakes in the connected classroom
5 Wi-Fi mistakes in the connected classroom

Higher education has paved the way for many of the technologies we use today. With a unique set of demands and workloads comes a unique set of problems...

By Pieter Englebrecht 17 Jan 2019

7 reasons why EdTech will continue to boom
7 reasons why EdTech will continue to boom

Of the more than $37.8-billion invested in education technology companies since 1997, 62% was invested over the past three years alone. Set to reach a value of $252-billion by 2020 - EdTech is a booming industry...

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: 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

#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

Orelie Kabeya and Exauce Kabeya with Wikifundi 2.0. Photographer: Isla Haddow-Flood.
Expanding knowledge on Africa through the Wikimedia movement

Wikimedia has pledged to close the gap in African content as part of their global movement strategy towards a more racially, culturally and geographically inclusive Wikipedia...

11 Dec 2018

Boost for digital skills training
Boost for digital skills training

The National Assembly has passed the iKamva National e-Skills Institute (iNeSI) Bill...

By Mish Molakeng 6 Dec 2018

How online learning is changing the face of education
How online learning is changing the face of education

Technology disrupts by its very nature. This is evident in many sectors where Uber - the biggest competitor to metered taxis - does not own any vehicles. The hospitality industry has seen a shake-up with Airbnb becoming a massive competitor without owning any real estate in the hotel industry...

22 Nov 2018

Changing the narrative with online courses in marketing - creating future marketing entrepreneurs
Changing the narrative with online courses in marketing - creating future marketing entrepreneurs

In today's world of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, online learning in the marketing industry has been embraced by reputable education providers...

Issued by Digital School of Marketing 2 Nov 2018

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