Fedhasa Cape's 2019 Youth Bursary winners

Nathan-John Arendse and Brea Andrews have been selected as the recipients of Fedhasa Cape's 2019 Youth Bursary. The bursary ensures that student applicants who excel in the hospitality sector are given an opportunity to complete their studies, explains Fedhasa Cape chairperson Jeff Rosenberg. The...

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Malibongwe Manono obtains chemical engineering PhD in a flash

Malibongwe Manono concluded his PhD in chemical engineering at the University of Cape Town in three-and-a-half years. Manono completed his doctorate while working as a lecturer and supervisor to a number of postgraduate students. He will graduate on Friday, 12 July 2019. After graduation, he...

9 Jul 2019

Two SA students to debate at Cornell University in New York

Two South African students - Isaac Sihlangu and Kiki Ncobo - will head over to New York to attend a week-long debate camp tournament at Cornell University in July 2019. They received the opportunity after winning the Pearson Institute of Higher Education (PIHE) and Cornell University's week-long...

9 Jul 2019

Professor Mabokang Monnapula-Mapesela is Rhodes Uni's first black female deputy vice-chancellor

Professor Mabokang Monnapula-Mapesela has been appointed as Rhodes University's first black female deputy vice-chancellor of academic and student affairs. Monnapula-Mapesela formerly served as Central University of Technology Free State (CUT) Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching's (CILT)...

5 Jul 2019

UCT alumni Denis Goldberg to receive an honorary doctorate

Anti-apartheid activist and philanthropist Denis Goldberg will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Cape Town (UCT) at a graduation ceremony on 12 July 2019. Goldberg graduated from UCT with a bachelor of science in civil engineering in 1955. He was an anti-apartheid activist and...

5 Jul 2019

Triggerfish, Goethe-Institut introduce animation academy

Have you always been interested in animation, but had no clue of where to go? Well, Triggerfish along with the Goethe-Institut and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development have come to your rescue. The Triggerfish Academy, a free digital learning platform, will provide...

26 Jun 2019

EdTech business gets boost from Raizcorp partnership

Partner Elite, a division of business incubator Raizcorp, recently entered into a partnership with Advantage Learn, a high-growth educational technology business. Advantage Learn provides quality content and educational support through a combination of blended and online learning with a special...

25 Jun 2019

Attention SA teachers, last chance to enter SuperTeacher of the Year Competition

The deadline to enter the 2019 ISPA SuperTeacher of the Year Competition is on 13 May 2019. South African teachers with a special interest in the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the educational environment are urged to enter. Once the final registration date...

10 May 2019

Equity deal adds academic muscle to TowerStone

In January 2019, TowerStone signed a 52% equity deal with Professor John Volmink and Professor Elias Links and in so doing, added a wealth of academic and adult education experience and knowledge to the Institute's Board. Volmink is best known for his involvement in curriculum reform in...

18 Mar 2019

Effective teaching, learning through school radio stations

Go Radio has created a complete radio package in a box that is aimed directly at schools to get set up and run their own online radio station. The creation is School Radio on the Go and was recently launched at Cannons Creek Independent School. The concept hopes to help change the way we are...

12 Mar 2019

Distance learning accreditation for B.Ed
Distance learning accreditation for B.Ed

Embury Institute for Higher Education, owned by Stadio Holdings, has been awarded official distance learning accreditation, by SAQA, for its Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching (NQF 7) qualification. While this teaching programme has traditionally been on offer to full-time students...

6 Mar 2019

OSISA offers media management scholarships at Rhodes

Eight postgraduate students may be granted scholarships to study media management at Rhodes University's Sol Plaatje Institute (SPI) for Media Leadership in 2019. The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) has opened applications for Southern African women media leaders who have...

13 Nov 2018

2019 Nedbank IMC Conference to award first IMC Bursaries

The 2019 Nedbank IMC Conference will be awarding the first IMC Bursaries, which are courtesy of MSC Education Holdings. The bursaries are two national diplomas in marketing management with a duration of two years. The IMC Conference is also making over R200,000 in entrance value available to...

13 Nov 2018

UCT's Renee Kraan-Korteweg wins Minister's Special Award

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Professor Renee Kraan-Korteweg received the Minister's Special Award at the South African Women in Science Awards (SAWISA) 2018. The Department of Science and Technology honours women who make a significant contribution to science and research. The Minister's...

5 Sep 2018

Tumi Voster is an honorary member of UJ's Chapter of the Golden Key Society

University of Johannesburg's Chapter of the Golden Key Society presented media personality Tumi Voster with an honorary lifetime membership. Voster was presented with her new member recognition certificate at the university's Sanlam Auditorium. She was awarded and recognised for upholding...

31 Aug 2018

Sentraal High School wins CUT's High School Quiz Whizz competition

The Central University of Technology's (CUT) faculty of engineering and information technology recently hosted Grey College Secondary School, Sand du Plessis, and Sentraal High Schools in its annual High School Quiz Whizz competition. The competition is aimed at promoting the importance of science,...

28 Aug 2018

Amandla.mobi launches campaigner fellowship programme

Amandla.mobi has launched campaigner fellowship programme, which is open to black women and non-binary people. The paid fellowship is also aimed at contributing to transforming the sector. There are six spots available for the fellowship. It will be based in Braamfontein, Johannesburg and will...

24 Aug 2018

Biomedicine student awarded Maps Maponyane Pearson Bursary

Biomedicine student Molinah Makasana Nkomo has received the 2018 Maps Maponyane Pearson Bursary. Through the fully-paid bursary, she will be able to complete her studies at the Pearson Institute of Higher Education. The bursary will cover Nkomo's full tuition for one year up to the value of...

24 Aug 2018

Rwanda to host 2018 E-Learning Africa

The E-Learning Africa conference will be held at the Kigali Convention Centre in Rwanda from 26-28 September 2018. Some of the keynote speakers included in the lineup include Professor Nii Narku Quaynor, who established some of Africa's first internet connections; Dr Martin Dougiamas, the founder of...

24 Aug 2018

AwearSA Fashion Show proceeds to go to UWC's middle-income student bursary fund

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) has partnered with Wear SA for its middle-income student bursary fund. The ticket sales proceeds of the AwearSA Fashion Show will be donated to the UWC Ikamva Lethu Student Bursary Fund. The missing middle category is students whose parents or guardians...

23 Aug 2018

Absa takes UJ's 2018 missing middle fund to R130m

Absa has donated R8m to the University of Johannesburg's (UJ) 'Missing Middle' fundraising campaign. The campaign is aimed at raising funds for students who are in the 'missing middle' and do not qualify for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). With the Absa donation, it has secured...

23 Aug 2018

Mandla Khumalo joins Bookboon SA

Emthonjeni Media Mandla Khumalo has partnered with Bookboon SA in an effort to make access to educational materials more affordable in South Africa. Bookboon SA provides access to education and skills development by offering university students and entrepreneurs free textbooks in key...

23 Aug 2018

Alibaba Business School takes GET programme to Rwanda

Along with the Rwandan Higher Education Council and the Rwanda Development Board, the Alibaba Business School introduced its Global E-Commerce Talent (GET) programme to the country's higher education teachers. The introduction of the GET programme forms part of a larger effort to bring the...

23 Aug 2018

Arup Education Trust achieves a 91% pass rate for 2017

The Arup Education Trust (AET) has announced that its students have achieved a 91% pass rate across all its courses for 2017. Furthermore, six AET bursary beneficiaries successfully graduated in 2017 and 23 students passed with distinction. AET was launched in 2011 with a mission to enhance...

21 Aug 2018

Jumia, HP offer scholarships in Nigeria

Jumia and Hewlett-Packard (HP) will provide 15 students with N3,700,000 worth of educational scholarships. To qualify for the scholarships, students must be between basic four and university level and must reside and attend school in Nigeria. To enter, students must buy any HP product over...

20 Aug 2018

Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct unveils new digital content hub

Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, in partnership with Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS), has created a new digital content hub that is an incubator of audio-visual content. The three-year EUR 950,000 (R14,500,000) grant from AFD will...

9 Jul 2018

Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking moves to Cape Town

The Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking has moved to Cape Town. The school is moving from Johannesburg and the campus will be situated in Greenpoint, Cape Town. The move comes after the school was established in 2007.

4 Jun 2018

Weg introduces new Afrikaans online course

Weg has introduced an online photography course, which is only available in Afrikaans. The course is aimed at amateur photographers who want to learn the basic principles of photography and how to operate their camera. The course covers six modules, which includes subjects like composition,...

2 May 2018

LFP Training is Vodacom Blue Bulls' new sponsor

Vodacom Blue Bulls has welcomed LFP Training as its new official sponsor. The announcement of the sponsorship was announced at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on 22 February 2018. Vodacom Blue Bulls will now sport LFP Training's logo on its kit.

23 Feb 2018

SABC's Virtual Academy to assist learners in five critical subjects

SABC Education recently unveiled its SABC Education Virtual Academy (SEVA), which is aimed at equipping learners with additional resources in five critical learning areas. SEVA will make video lessons, flash cards, notes and online assignments in mathematics, accounting, English, physical and life...

20 Feb 2018

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