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Dis-Chem pharmacists train on the go with Smart Cnnect
Dis-Chem pharmacists train on the go with Smart Cnnect

In-store advertising innovator Smart Media has partnered with e-learning provider Cnnect to launch a game-changing new way to train all Dis-Chem pharmacy staff on the move...

Issued by Smart Media 4 hours ago

Red & Yellow's new education event goes digital and for free
Red & Yellow's new education event goes digital and for free

The world is facing a pandemic and everyone's had to adapt. As such, Red & Yellow's Gearing Schools for The Unpredictable Future will be streamed, online, for all to "attend". The event will take place on 8 April, 3.30 - 5.45pm...

Issued by Red & Yellow 25 Mar 2020

Filling the skills gap with on-the-job training: i-Fundi's Stefan Lauber explains
Filling the skills gap with on-the-job training: i-Fundi's Stefan Lauber explains

Growing talent from within a company makes sense when considering how difficult it can be to find the right people with the right skills...

Issued by i-Fundi 23 Mar 2020

The Target Group Index (TGI) data set - Empowering students and business leaders of tomorrow alongside the University of Pretoria
The Target Group Index (TGI) data set - Empowering students and business leaders of tomorrow alongside the University of Pretoria

Ask Afrika is rolling out the Target Group Index initiative to more tertiary institutions. In partnership with the University of Pretoria's Department of Marketing Management and Enterprises University of Pretoria, a new course on 'Utilising the Target Group Index for Practical Market(ing) Insights' is available...

Issued by Ask Afrika 16 Mar 2020

IAB invites young, black and gifted creatives to take up space in the Front Row
IAB invites young, black and gifted creatives to take up space in the Front Row

Front Row offers creative youth wider access to career-building opportunities...

Issued by IAB South Africa 10 Mar 2020

L-R: Wesley Lynch, Ali-Mills, OM Jean Vermeulen, OM Mark Seabrook.
SA's Snapplify acquires Onnie Media for undisclosed amount

Cape Town edtech company Snapplify announced today that it has acquired Onnie Media, an educator media hub for SA teachers, and the hub's online marketplace for teachers in South Africa, Teacha!...

5 Mar 2020

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Where digital meets magic: developing the skills of the future

Agencies must equip their people with skills across all platforms, in a way that reaches consumers where they are active but, inspires them with the same human creativity that has always characterised the best marketing, writes Ogilvy SA, chief people officer, Angela Madlala...

By Angela Madlala 5 Mar 2020

Email signature marketing introduced into prestigious Digital Brand Strategy course
Email signature marketing introduced into prestigious Digital Brand Strategy course

Students enrolling for the 2020 Digital Brand Strategy course at The IIE's Vega School will, for the first time ever, be introduced to the role of email signature marketing as a powerful (and highly cost-effective) digital marketing channel...

Issued by Rocketseed 2 Mar 2020

DI2020: How Enni-Kukka Tuomala plans to start the empathy revolution with a balloon
DI2020: How Enni-Kukka Tuomala plans to start the empathy revolution with a balloon

Finnish empathy designer and artist Enni-Kukka Tuomala received a standing ovation at Design Indaba after her inspiring presentation on empathy as the most radical emotion...

By Angie White 2 Mar 2020

#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustration
#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustration

The second day of #DI2020 kicked off with a powerful presentation by Italian illustrator Olimpia Zagnoli on the politics of taking up space and the personal nature of colour in creative work...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Feb 2020

Register for the Government Media: Essential Tools for Editors and Journalists short course
Register for the Government Media: Essential Tools for Editors and Journalists short course

The Sol Plaatje Institute for Media Leadership at Rhodes University invites communication and other front-line-facing officers/managers in central and local government to register for the Government Media: Essential Tools for Editors and Journalists course...

Issued by Sol Plaatje Institute for Media Leadership, Rhodes University 27 Feb 2020

Red & Yellow interrogates how schools prepare youth for the unpredictable future with a new event
Red & Yellow interrogates how schools prepare youth for the unpredictable future with a new event

Red & Yellow and Capitec have joined forces to host four hard-hitting speakers to explore if it's possible to work within the set curriculums and drive internal policies that foster progressive skills and aptitudes like creative and critical thinking, empathy, conflict resolution, negotiation and leadership...

Issued by Red & Yellow 26 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset
#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset

You need to upskill yourself to stay relevant in the age of experience. Here's why a 'Perennial mindset' is said to be the office sweet spot against age discrimination, which affects those at the start and end of their careers alike...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Feb 2020

Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative - a weekend of inspiration
Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative - a weekend of inspiration

This past weekend was one of sheer inspiration, witnessing the unique and lasting contribution Rolex is making to culture and the arts by promoting the transmission of knowledge across generations...

By Ann Nurock 13 Feb 2020

Big changes at Etiket and Sum of 21 as we welcome Samantha Condon as our new Group-MD
Big changes at Etiket and Sum of 21 as we welcome Samantha Condon as our new Group-MD

In line with our vision of establishing a human impact-orientated advertising and incubation model, Etiket and Sum of 21 are proud to welcome Samantha Condon to our growing family...

Issued by Etiket 11 Feb 2020

SDC partners with Fix Scholarship programme - open for applications
SDC partners with Fix Scholarship programme - open for applications

Local media personality and leading social entrepreneur, Fikile Moeti aka DJ Fix is launching a learnership programme in partnership with the Skills Development Corporation (SDC). Applications for the May intake of The Fix SDC Learnership Programme are now open...

11 Feb 2020

Vusi Mfupi at St Martins De Porres, for the Room 13 Inspiration Day in Soweto.
Art is the solution to SA's 'decade of action' in education and re-skilling

The re-introduction of art in schools is an essential starting point to instilling the requisite skills necessary to the next entrants of higher education students being ready for the modern economy - of the fourth industrial revolution...

By Ntombi Malaza 10 Feb 2020

JEC learnership sponsorship
JEC learnership sponsorship

The JEC will be sponsoring an NQF 5 Leadership Learning Programme for 15 unemployed learners...

Issued by Johannesburg Expo Centre 4 Feb 2020

Dr Ludi Koekemoer was recently named as the new Acting CEO of AAA School of Advertising.
Dr Ludi Koekemoer new acting CEO of AAA School of Advertising

Dr Ludi Koekemoer was recently named the new Acting CEO of AAA School of Advertising...

31 Jan 2020

Expand your skills in 2020
Expand your skills in 2020

The Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography offers various short courses, that can help individuals and business employees expand their skills...

Issued by Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography 30 Jan 2020

Why online learning is a good idea for upskilling staff
Why online learning is a good idea for upskilling staff

For the last number of years, the online learning industry has grown in leaps and bounds. And this growth trajectory doesn't look like it's going to stop anytime soon...

Issued by Digital School of Marketing 23 Jan 2020

Josephine Buys, CEO of The Publisher Research Council (PRC).
#BizTrends2020: Advocating childhood literacy - today's readers are our future leaders

In his state of the nation speech in 2019, President Ramaphosa pledged to ensure that within the next five years, every 10-year-old child would be able to read for meaning. I applaud this vision, but realise it's not without its challenges and government cannot do this alone...

By josephine buys 22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Educating Gen Alpha
#BizTrends2020: Educating Gen Alpha

In today's society, the youth are ageing at a faster rate than ever before. But are our educational facilitators ready for this, or are they in need of a reboot?

By Nicola Cooper 21 Jan 2020

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends.
#BizTrends2020: The politics of rage; the quest for middle ground

By the end of 2019, the rising anger around the globe was palpable, as were the divisions that fuelled the rage...

By Dion Chang 6 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Trends for the near future
#BizTrends2020: Trends for the near future

In the knowledge economy, every glimpse of the probable future carries monetary value...

By marian salzman 6 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Gaynor MacArthur, co-founder and MD of Digicape
#BehindtheSelfie with... Gaynor MacArthur, co-founder and MD of Digicape

This week, we go behind the selfie with Gaynor MacArthur, co-founder and now managing director of Digicape...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jan 2020

DAC Debut Programme wrap
DAC Debut Programme wrap

Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), in partnership with the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) and the National Lotteries Commission (NLC), is demolishing long standing assumptions about the 'starving artist', with the DAC Debut Programme...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 17 Dec 2019

The Best of Biz: Marketing & Media 2019
#BestofBiz 2019: Marketing & Media

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 Marketing & Media site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Sisanda Tech is making science learning easy, fun and engaging
#StartupStory: Sisanda Tech is making science learning easy, fun and engaging

With the lack of access to science apparatus and equipment for experiments in public schools, Mbangiso Mabaso developed SI Realities, a virtual science laboratory...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Dec 2019

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AfDB launches coding centres of excellence across Africa

African Development Bank launches digital tool to help African youth learn to code...

6 Dec 2019

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