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PSG-linked education merger to boost tech-based learning in SA
PSG-linked education merger to boost tech-based learning in SA

Two leading players in South Africa's education space are combining forces in a merger that is set to bolster tech-driven learning solutions in the country...

Issued by FutureLearn 9 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

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

Different routes for tackling matric through distance learning
Different routes for tackling matric through distance learning

Nomawabo May, Team Leader: Student Advisor Department at Oxbridge Academy, explains the benefits of doing Matric subject rewrites via distance learning...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 18 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

5 most popular distance courses 2019: What students are studying and why
5 most popular distance courses 2019: What students are studying and why

Given South Africa's tough economic conditions, coupled with an extremely competitive job market, prospective students and working people are increasingly opting for distance study...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 5 Dec 2018

FutureLearn welcomes Aunyana Moloisane as new CBDO
FutureLearn welcomes Aunyana Moloisane as new CBDO

Guided learning provider, FutureLearn, recently welcomed Aunyana Moloisane as their new chief business development officer...

Issued by FutureLearn 21 Nov 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Jackie Carroll
It's not a matter of why we should empower women at work - it's how

In early 2018, Media Works and academic publisher Juta and Company launched Effective Leader, a course that aims to help aspiring employees become great leaders...

By Jackie Carroll, Issued by Juta and Company 14 Aug 2018

Local tourism growth unlocks industry careers for students
Local tourism growth unlocks industry careers for students

As South African and African tourism continues to rise, more students are opting for a career in the industry as opportunities grow...

1 Aug 2018

#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)
#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 2)

Loeries chair aunty and creative director at FCB Africa, Suhana Gordhan shares what creativity means to her and lessons in leadership she's learnt along her journey in advertising from the boys' locker room to the beaches of Nicaragua...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Jun 2018

#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 1)
#Loeries2018: Suhana Gordhan's advertising journey (Part 1)

Loeries chair aunty and creative director at FCB Africa, Suhana Gordhan shares what creativity means to her and lessons in leadership she's learnt along her journey in advertising from the boys' locker room to the beaches of Nicaragua...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Jun 2018

First-of-its-kind combined Training Solutions and Research Solutions catalogue published by Enterprises University of Pretoria
First-of-its-kind combined Training Solutions and Research Solutions catalogue published by Enterprises University of Pretoria

The latest biennial products and services catalogue showcases 20 fields of industry with a selection of more than 500 training programmes and short courses paired with 50+ applied research and advisory services...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 9 May 2018

Make 2018 the year of the #Professionista through part-time studies
Make 2018 the year of the #Professionista through part-time studies

Enriching yourself with skills in 2018 is vital for success. Here's how investing in learning through part-time study will inspire greater career growth...

By Khanyie Dlamini, Issued by Damelin 9 May 2018

Five quotes to reactivate your goals and dreams
Five quotes to reactivate your goals and dreams

Do you have goals and dreams that require action? Here are a few thoughts and quotes to inspire you and help you get ahead...

By Laeeka Khan, Issued by Damelin Correspondence College 8 May 2018

How to choose a career if you have no idea what you want to do
How to choose a career if you have no idea what you want to do

Some young people know from an early age what they want to be when they grow up. The vast majority, however, have no such certainty...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 26 Apr 2018

FutureLearn partners with Quanta Books to broaden its Physical Sciences offering
FutureLearn partners with Quanta Books to broaden its Physical Sciences offering

The Quanta Book series, which is available in English and Afrikaans, provides preparation books and DVDs for Grade 10, 11 and 12 to learners, tutors and schools...

Issued by FutureLearn 17 Apr 2018

How to change careers without checking out of life (or work) for three years
How to change careers without checking out of life (or work) for three years

For many South Africans desperate not to lose their source of income, changing careers may feel like too big a risk to take, so they soldier on for years, despite being unfulfilled and unhappy...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 6 Mar 2018

Grad school tutoring gets a unique makeover thanks to one startup company
Grad school tutoring gets a unique makeover thanks to one startup company

Grad Coach is a first-of-its kind offering students that much needed one-on-one support and tutoring in leadership, management, and business fields...

Issued by Monetary Library 1 Mar 2018

International recognition for new distance education learning system
International recognition for new distance education learning system

FutureLearn estimates that there are currently around 90,000 home-education learners in the schooling phase in South Africa, of which more than 16,000 makes use of their products and services...

Issued by FutureLearn 23 Feb 2018

Rob and Sam Paddock, co-founders of GetSmarter | Photographer: Terry Levin
#DesignIndaba2018: Getting smarter at partnering by design

Brothers and co-founders of GetSmarter, Sam and Rob Paddock addressed Design Indaba delegates on how partnering at the student, as well as the employee and executive, level has not only increased their course completion rate but resulted in the turnaround of the business...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Feb 2018

Accredited effective leadership course launched to upskill managers
Accredited effective leadership course launched to upskill managers

Juta and Company, in partnership with Media Works, has launched a fully accredited National Certificate in General Management qualification that can be completed online...

Issued by Juta and Company 13 Feb 2018

Great careers that don't require degree study (or even matric)
Great careers that don't require degree study (or even matric)

Education experts have highlighted the need for school-leavers to consider the many exciting careers that are accessible without degree study...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 17 Jan 2018

Regent Business School signs an MOU with the Egyptian Higher Education Ministry
Regent Business School signs an MOU with the Egyptian Higher Education Ministry

Regent Business School has signed a memorandum of understanding with Egypt's Higher Education Ministry, paving the way for the establishment of a campus in Cairo...

Issued by Regent Business School 22 Dec 2017

Villa and Monash SA join hands for instructional reform
Villa and Monash SA join hands for instructional reform

A partnership between agricultural company, Villa, and academic institution, Monash South Africa promises to lend a new face to agricultural higher education in South Africa...

By Lynette Louw 24 Nov 2017

How to change careers without checking out of life (or work) for three years
How to change careers without checking out of life (or work) for three years

A recent study found that millennials change jobs about four times in their first decade out of college. Yet for many South Africans desperate not to lose their source of income, changing careers may feel like too big a risk to take...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 3 Nov 2017

Shortening the distance with Damelin Correspondence College
Shortening the distance with Damelin Correspondence College

There are still a number of misconceptions surrounding distance learning, some of which include: poor quality education and the student being ‘alone' in the study process...

By Ashmika Chottu, Issued by Damelin Correspondence College 28 Sep 2017

Muddy hands spark a passion for teaching Grade R
Muddy hands spark a passion for teaching Grade R

Grade R teacher Cherise Muller is absolutely crazy about what she does. The moment that shaped her future was when a child walked up to her with muddy hands and hugged her...

By Nana Zuke, Issued by Lyceum Correspondence College 14 Sep 2017

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