Africa Play brings fun back into learning
Africa Play brings fun back into learning

In the near future, classrooms will be vibrant spaces where fun and acquiring knowledge blend seamlessly as the Basic Education Department wants to make play a fundamental block of learning...

11 Feb 2019

South Africa's largest home and office supplier commits to bettering child learning
South Africa's largest home and office supplier commits to bettering child learning

TOWER Kids, as part of the TOWER range, has undergone a brand refresher as of July 2018 which promises renewed commitment to the development and education of children.

Issued by TOWER 7 Feb 2019

Why vocabulary still matters and how to help children expand theirs...
Why vocabulary still matters and how to help children expand theirs...

If parents were to look for that one magical element, that one simple technique they could teach their children that would have the best chance to set them up for success - what would that be...?

By Dr Lieb Liebenberg 5 Feb 2019

Grade Rs have the same short-term memory skills, regardless of home language
Grade Rs have the same short-term memory skills, regardless of home language

Grade R learners whose mother tongue isn't English perform just as well as their English-speaking peers when it comes to storing and processing small amounts of information needed for, among others, learning, problem solving and performing calculations...

By Dr Alec Basson 4 Feb 2019

9 trends shaping SA education in 2019
9 trends shaping SA education in 2019

Local and international factors continue to influence the local education sector, with the economy, technology and employer needs playing ever-increasing roles in the way South Africa's education landscape is being shaped...

By Dr Nhlanhla Thwala 1 Feb 2019

Preparing children for the fourth industrial revolution
Preparing children for the fourth industrial revolution

If South Africa is to play in the big league of education, it needs to work harder to improve efficiency in key subjects, especially in early schooling, this is according to President Cyril Ramaphosa...

22 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

The link between emotional challenges and poor academic performance
The link between emotional challenges and poor academic performance

Have you ever considered that a child's struggles at school may be because of emotional challenges...?

14 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

6 traits of a good teacher
6 traits of a good teacher

Getting a good education is very important today, but having a good teacher or educator makes this process a lot easier for children...

29 Nov 2018

Graça Machel calls on Africa to 'aggressively address its gender-specific challenges'
Graça Machel calls on Africa to 'aggressively address its gender-specific challenges'

Graça Machel has called on African women and policymakers to challenge gender inequality and inadequate female representation in the continent's business and economic, political and policy space...

22 Nov 2018

The science of getting literacy right
The science of getting literacy right

What rigorous analysis and change theory tell us...

Issued by Juta and Company 5 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

Bertha Centre celebrates launch of SA's first social impact bond
Bertha Centre celebrates launch of SA's first social impact bond

Social impact bonds are ideally suited to emerging markets and have the potential to reduce costs and improve service delivery say experts from the UCT GSB Bertha Centre...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 19 Oct 2018

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Fruit South Africa: Sow the critical seeds of fruit consumption amongst our kids

We owe it to our children to advocate for their awareness around nutrition and obesity, and their fruit consumption seems a good place to start...

By Konanani Liphadzi 19 Oct 2018

6 things schools need to stop doing to grow entrepreneurs
6 things schools need to stop doing to grow entrepreneurs

It is no secret that the current structure of the education system was designed in an entirely different age to achieve economic outcomes that are no longer viable due, in large, to the rapid innovation and adoption of technology...

By Lisa Illingworth 17 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

#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy
#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2018

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Innovation Edge calls for tech solutions to early childhood challenges

Innovation Edge is calling for tech-driven solutions to problems that are faced by young children and their caretakers...

10 Oct 2018

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Futuregrowth invests in SA's first ECD social impact bond

Futuregrowth Asset Management, acting on behalf of client funds, recently concluded an investment in the Impact Bond Innovation Fund...

3 Oct 2018

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#YouthReport2018: Generation jobless and the high inequality economy

Explaining concepts like the 'missing middle' and various African economic myths and misconceptions, Professor Haroon Bhorat shared the harsh economic realities of growing up in South Africa today, at the launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Sep 2018

'Farm-to-school' movement takes root in Canada
'Farm-to-school' movement takes root in Canada

Farm-to-school programs aim to bring healthy, local food into schools, foster food literacy and enhance community connectedness...

5 Sep 2018

KZN Rotary Club looks to education to help break cycle of poverty
KZN Rotary Club looks to education to help break cycle of poverty

Determined to take a step towards breaking the cycle of poverty in KwaZulu-Natal's Midland, members of the Rotary Club of Hilton and Howick have embarked on an early childhood development education project...

3 Sep 2018

Kathryn Main, founder of Money Savvy Kids and Mainmultimedia.
#WomensMonth: Be brave, be bold, don't let anyone push you around

Kathryn Main is a single mom of three boys, former sales manager of Sawubona magazine, and founder of Mainmultimedia and Money Savvy Kids (MSK). She explains why working for herself was not an option but a necessity, her personal financial education journey and why she doesn't want the next generation to go through what she went through...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Aug 2018

New database puts African education research at the heart of policy and practice
New database puts African education research at the heart of policy and practice

There is growing recognition of the quality of research in developing countries and its importance for policy and practice...

By Rafael Mitchell, Pauline Rose, Samuel Asare 23 Aug 2018

Applications opened for SA female entrepreneur challenge
Applications opened for SA female entrepreneur challenge

Applications have opened for South African female entrepreneur challenge #0to6matters, a collaboration between Innovation Edge and The Startup Hatchery...

By Tom Jackson 16 Aug 2018

Indaba Institute celebrates its first ECE graduates in the Cape Winelands
Indaba Institute celebrates its first ECE graduates in the Cape Winelands

The Indaba Institute in Stellenbosch held its first graduation ceremony for 22 students, including five recipients of Indaba Foundation bursaries late last week...

10 Aug 2018

Eskilz College Early Childhood Development leaners looking for placement
Eskilz College Early Childhood Development leaners looking for placement

Over 350 learners with disabilities have enrolled for the Early Childhood Development level 4 learnership at Eskilz College...

Issued by Eskilz College 19 Jul 2018

Opportunities for learners with disability
Opportunities for learners with disability

Over 350 learners with disabilities have enrolled for the Early Childhood Development level 4 learnership at Eskilz College...

Issued by Eskilz College 4 Jul 2018

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