Shan Radcliffe
Developing the global mindset through education networks

Developing the global mindset through education networks[Shan Radcliffe] Honoris Academic Council member and Mancosa Academic Director, Professor Zaheer Hamid talks to us about the council's vision to provide Honoris students with access to 21st century workplace skills...

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Meagan Duckitt
The past, present and future of design excellence in South Africa

The past, present and future of design excellence in South Africa[Meagan Duckitt] The Future Excellence Design Institute South Africa (Fedisa) is the top private fashion school in South Africa. Meagan Duckitt chats to founder and CEO, Allen Leroux, regarding the courses offered, the advantages of studying at Fedisa as well as its exciting future endeavours...

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Earle Holmes
Binge watch AFDA experimental films and documentaries online - AFDA

Binge watch AFDA experimental films and documentaries online[Earle Holmes] If you did not get the opportunity to go to the annual AFDA Experimental Festival held at the AFDA Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth campuses - do not despair, AFDA's third- year students have ensured you can watch their film and television productions online...

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Earle Holmes
The legendary actor John Kani inspires students at AFDA Cape Town - AFDA

The legendary actor John Kani inspires students at AFDA Cape Town[Earle Holmes] 16 May was a wonderful day on the AFDA Cape Town campus as they hosted the illustrious Dr John Kani...

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Earle Holmes
What you should expect from open days at tertiary institutions - AFDA

What you should expect from open days at tertiary institutions[Earle Holmes] Every year, tertiary institutions host open days as an opportunity for prospective students and parents to visit their campuses and get more information about the educational offer...

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Earle Holmes
AFDA Port Elizabeth introduces new Higher Certificate course for 2019 - AFDA

AFDA Port Elizabeth introduces new Higher Certificate course for 2019[Earle Holmes] With a 65% matric pass rate in 2017 for the Eastern Cape, of which only 22.7% qualify with a Bachelor's Pass (standard university degree entrance), alternative options are important for school finishers looking to study further...

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Earle Holmes
SA filmmakers win ADCAN Grand Prix award in LA - AFDA

SA filmmakers win ADCAN Grand Prix award in LA[Earle Holmes] ADCAN is a UK/USA-based competition run annually for unsigned filmmakers around the world...

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Earle Holmes
AFDA film wins Audience Award at shnit - AFDA

AFDA film wins Audience Award at shnit[Earle Holmes] It is very rare for a student film to win awards against films produced and directed by seasoned film industry professionals...

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Earle Holmes
Showcasing the best emerging African talent - The AFDA Graduation Festival 2018 - AFDA

Showcasing the best emerging African talent - The AFDA Graduation Festival 2018[Earle Holmes] AFDA's third- and fourth-year students are showcasing the hottest new talent coming out of South Africa from their Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth campuses...

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Earle Holmes
Just who is Chuma Niklaas? Disruptor or menace? - AFDA

Just who is Chuma Niklaas? Disruptor or menace?[Earle Holmes] The name's Niklaas, Chuma J. Niklaas or just CJ if you prefer and I'm a second-year BCom student specialising in Digital Technology at AFDA...

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Earle Holmes
Thinking about studying at AFDA? Don't miss our open day 13 October 2018 - AFDA

Thinking about studying at AFDA? Don't miss our open day 13 October 2018[Earle Holmes] Learn about the creative economy and what your future career may look like...

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Nicci Botha
#WomensMonth: Shaking up the hallowed halls of academia in pink

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, UCT vice chancellor
Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, UCT vice chancellor
[Nicci Botha] Barely two months into the job, and University of Cape Town (UCT) Vice Chancellor, Professor Mamokgathi Phakeng, looks primed to knock the colonial stuffiness out of the venerable institution and introduce a new school (pun intended) of academic thinking...

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What every student should know about the NQF and course accreditation

What every student should know about the NQF and course accreditation[Dr Felicity Coughlan] Terminology related to education in South Africa can often be very confusing, particularly when learners and prospective students need to consider the National Qualifications Framework...

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Earle Holmes
A new Higher Certificate course for Port Elizabeth's creative economy - AFDA

A new Higher Certificate course for Port Elizabeth's creative economy[Earle Holmes] The Port Elizabeth campus of AFDA (The School for the Creative Economy) has announced the introduction of a one-year Higher Certificate course in Film, Television and Entertainment Production...

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Shan Radcliffe
#WhenIGrowUp: Get developing with the Digital Geekaship

#WhenIGrowUp: Get developing with the Digital Geekaship[Shan Radcliffe] Software development is one of the most sought-after skills in today's job market and the great thing is, you don't have to go to university for three years to learn the skills needed to succeed in the digital industry...

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Robin Fredericks
Bottomup outreach programme inspires learners to stay in school

Bottomup outreach programme inspires learners to stay in school[Robin Fredericks] Bottomup - a non-profit organisation in Edgemead, Cape Town - goes far and beyond to provide schools with programmes that nurture belonging and identity; undertaking to understand why the youth have become disconnected from education...

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Robin Fredericks
Maths meets art - connecting two divided worlds

From left to right: Ready D, Neo Muyanga, John Gilmore, and Jason Storey,
From left to right: Ready D, Neo Muyanga, John Gilmore, and Jason Storey,
[Robin Fredericks] Vanguard: A month where math meets art, was created with the aim to connect ideation, dialogue and collaboration between education and the arts...

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Shan Radcliffe
#WomensMonth: Getting frank with Diane Awerbuck

#WomensMonth: Getting frank with Diane Awerbuck[Shan Radcliffe] Part educator, part writer and part Frank (in more than one way), Diane Awerbuck is the award-winning author of Gardening At Night and other stories. This Women's Month, I chatted to her about life, classic literature, and important lessons we should be teaching our girls...

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Shan Radcliffe
#AfricaMonth: Exploring Africa's perspectives on knowledge and science

#AfricaMonth: Exploring Africa's perspectives on knowledge and science[Shan Radcliffe] Following the official opening of the University of Johannesburg's African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, I caught up with Professor Alex Broadbent, the executive dean of the Faculty of Humanities, to find out a bit more about the development of the centre and its research...

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Shan Radcliffe
#BrandManagerMonth: Branding the teacher

Shan Radcliffe[Shan Radcliffe] For every group of successful brand managers, there is a lecturer, professor, teacher or mentor who taught them the tricks of the trade...

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