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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

#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

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

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

Why closing SA's adult education gap has never been more important
Why closing SA's adult education gap has never been more important

In a pre-Covid-19 South Africa, the tough economic climate already made the job-hunting process more competitive and challenging than ever before...

18 May 2020

4 tips to setting up an online classroom
4 tips to setting up an online classroom

With physical classes at schools and universities suspended until further notice, teaching online has become the new normal. The teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) industry, which has leveraged online learning as a primary tool for many years, could provide useful insights for teachers looking to set up or improve their online classrooms...

12 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

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

#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

Could virtual learning environments hold the key to addressing teacher shortages?
Could virtual learning environments hold the key to addressing teacher shortages?

The current pandemic has highlighted the vital role that virtual learning environments (VLEs) can play in maintaining education, especially at a time when access to teachers has been significantly reduced for many students...

By Derek Devine 23 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

Tips to teaching remotely: focus on essentials, less is more
Tips to teaching remotely: focus on essentials, less is more

The temptation to do it all as if it is possible to maintain the pace and volume of contact education remotely must be resisted, an education expert says...

22 Apr 2020

Demand for online English teachers increases during Covid-19 lockdown
Demand for online English teachers increases during Covid-19 lockdown

The Covid-19 lockdown has seen a global increase in demand for online English teachers. With average salaries between R190 and R560 per hour, depending on experience, teaching English online could be the solution for South Africans who find themselves struggling to make ends meet due to Covid-19 job losses...

17 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

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

DBE sets the record straight on Lockdown Digital Classroom
DBE sets the record straight on Lockdown Digital Classroom

The Lockdown Digital Classroom is a free and voluntary virtual classroom that encourages pupils to continue learning during the lockdown, the Basic Education Department clarified on Tuesday...

14 Apr 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

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

4 most popular distance learning courses for 2020
4 most popular distance learning courses for 2020

Four vocational qualifications are fast emerging as the most popular courses for distance learning students this year...

23 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Why off-campus (distance) learning will keep growing, and what trends to expect
#BizTrends2020: Why off-campus (distance) learning will keep growing, and what trends to expect

Post-schooling education remains a 'hot button' topic in South Africa. A struggling education system and barriers to entering higher education are certainly significant...

By Professor Patrick Bean 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Encouraging global learning - EdTech predictions for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Encouraging global learning - EdTech predictions for 2020

As EdTech enters the next decade, a global learning economy will develop through the creation and exchange of ideas, learning resources, environments and experiences across borders and without boundaries. Younger generations will lead the way in how we learn and teach...

By Jamie Beaton 9 Jan 2020

Disappointing matric results? 6 ways to get back on track
Disappointing matric results? 6 ways to get back on track

Matrics from the Class of 2019 who failed, didn't perform optimally, or didn't get the results they needed to pursue their chosen field of study should not despair, as there is a range of options available to them to address the situation, education experts say...

8 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Education
#BestofBiz 2019: Education

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 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...

17 Dec 2019

One of SA's biggest education providers has a new name: Meet PSG's Optimi
One of SA's biggest education providers has a new name: Meet PSG's Optimi

FutureLearn, a subsidiary of the PSG Group, has announced its corporate brand change to "Optimi", signalling an evolution in its multi-faceted education offering...

Issued by Optimi 15 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

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