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#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

TAS launches free videos for matrics
TAS launches free videos for matrics

In order to assist Grade 12 learners keep up with their studies, The Answer Series (TAS) has launched a series of free educational videos covering a selection of subjects...

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

#YouthMonth: Staring down the barrel of youth unemployment
#YouthMonth: Staring down the barrel of youth unemployment

Arguably one of the biggest lessons we've learnt from the global Covid-19 pandemic is the power of technology and the positive impact it can have on the education sector...

By Onyinye Nwaneri 3 days ago

#YouthMonth: Data prices and education during Covid-19
#YouthMonth: Data prices and education during Covid-19

The novel coronavirus has plunged the world into a host of social and economic difficulties. One of which is the fact that studying and working from home in a seamless, comfortable and effective manner, is a privilege very few possess...

By Tasia Matlala 1 Jun 2020

#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

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

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

Curro launches online education solution
Curro launches online education solution

Independent education provider, Curro Holdings is launching Curro Online - the group's first online school that aims to offer a flexible yet structured education model, with classes taught by current Curro teachers...

22 May 2020

Syafunda e-learning goes free
Syafunda e-learning goes free

SA EduTech company makes online learning possible for rural students...

Issued by Edge Growth 22 May 2020

Free online learning with Udemy through DStv
Free online learning with Udemy through DStv

As South Africans continue to adjust to new ways of living and working, MultiChoice South Africa is expanding its value by giving DStv customers access to 600 free courses offered by Udemy until the end of July...

20 May 2020

Matching Moodle affordances with different knowledge types
Matching Moodle affordances with different knowledge types

The field of e-learning undeniably offers a wide range of affordances - i.e. options that are made available to e-learning practitioners. When used effectively, these resources provide great value in ensuring that learning objectives are achieved successfully...

By Millie van der Westhuizen, Issued by EDGE Education 19 May 2020

Online learning...the new normal
Online learning...the new normal

At UKZN Extended Learning, we are embracing the changes and are working on a number of projects aimed at providing free access to learning materials...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 12 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to re-invent, revamp education system - Zakheni Ngubo, Syafunda
#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to re-invent, revamp education system - Zakheni Ngubo, Syafunda

Zakheni Ngubo, founder and CEO at Syafunda, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 8 May 2020

How Covid-19 crisis is demystifying online learning
How Covid-19 crisis is demystifying online learning

An interview with Natasa Meli, the South African College of Applied Psychology's Head of Online Campus...

Issued by SACAP 7 May 2020

Wits University shares platform with STEM Lockdown Digital School to offer career advisory services
Wits University shares platform with STEM Lockdown Digital School to offer career advisory services

Africa Teen Geeks and the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) will offer career guidance sessions for learners in grades 11 and 12, who are preparing for their undergraduate degree applications...

Issued by Africa Teen Geeks 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

5 tips for excelling as an e-learner
5 tips for excelling as an e-learner

Even though this crisis is unprecedented, and we have no idea what the future of the country or the world will look like, there is always a silver lining that we need to find and make the most of, says Lisa Illingworth, CEO and co-founder of FutureProof SA...

4 May 2020

Pearson offers MyPedia access to learners for free during lockdown
Pearson offers MyPedia access to learners for free during lockdown

As South Africa endures a lengthy and indefinite lockdown, Pearson South Africa continues to keep learning alive with free online education resources. To support Grade 4-12 learners, Pearson has extended this offering by making available an adapted version of its MyPedia learning platform until 31 May 2020...

29 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Pride Factor launches academy in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: Pride Factor launches academy in lockdown

Given the tough economic times, the Pride Factor Online Academy has launched with five courses, three of which will be available for free as long as learning institutions are closed...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2020

iCollege launches data-free app to keep students learning during lockdown
iCollege launches data-free app to keep students learning during lockdown

In an initiative to keep its higher education students studying during the national lockdown, iCollege has created an app to allow learners to continue accessing facilitation of their courses for free from the comfort of their homes...

28 Apr 2020

Omni collaborates with SETAs to make online learning a reality
Omni collaborates with SETAs to make online learning a reality

Omni HR Consulting's head of operations Cindy Londt and compliance and risk manager Jasmine Sultan discuss the way forward and how the company is adapting...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 28 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Finding the silver lining in WorksheetCloud
#LockdownLessons: Finding the silver lining in WorksheetCloud

As the national lockdown saw the closure of schools and regular teaching methods, and the rise of homeschooling and virtual classrooms, companies in the edtech space have found it's their time to shine...

By Shan Radcliffe 24 Apr 2020

How to manage matric during Covid-19 lockdown
How to manage matric during Covid-19 lockdown

The current circumstances facing the Class of 2020 have caused massive upheaval and uncertainty on top of the challenges they would ordinarily have faced. Even so, there are ways learners can adjust and respond to ensure they still make a success of the year, an education expert says...

23 Apr 2020

Online education could accentuate inequality in educational outcomes
Online education could accentuate inequality in educational outcomes

The optimistic view that the Covid-19 crisis will spark an irreversible and positive system change in education is a view that has been challenged by the reality of South Africa's deep inequality...

By Sofia Neves 23 Apr 2020

Shaw Academy offers free courses during lockdown
Shaw Academy offers free courses during lockdown

Following the extension of the nationwide lockdown in South Africa, online global education institution, Shaw Academy, is offering four weeks free access to its selection of courses to anyone affected by the coronavirus (Covid-19). Its aim is to give people an easy and flexible way of reskilling or upskilling during this turbulent time...

22 Apr 2020

SnapStudy education initiative now free to SA students
SnapStudy education initiative now free to SA students

To mitigate the impact the Covid-19 lockdown has had on the school year, the SnapStudy education initiative is being made freely available to learners for a limited time. Students from both government and private schools will be allowed to access complimentary online high school courses...

16 Apr 2020

Saben receives R7.5m Teraco grant to bolster digital education
Saben receives R7.5m Teraco grant to bolster digital education

Teraco, an African vendor-neutral data centre provider, has announced it will provide a support grant valued at R7.5m to the South African Broadband Education Networks (Saben) via the Teraco Connect Foundation. Over the next five years, Teraco will partner with Saben to support the national drive to end bandwidth poverty among South Africa's schools and public TVET colleges...

15 Apr 2020

Learn to read in SA's 11 official languages with Feed the Monster app
Learn to read in SA's 11 official languages with Feed the Monster app

Bellavista S.H.A.R.E. has partnered with the MTN Foundation and Curious Learning to launch the Feed the Monster app, which presents reading instruction in a variety of different languages, in South Africa...

15 Apr 2020

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