Desiree Gullan
3 ways digital learning can empower star employees

3 ways digital learning can empower star employees[Desiree Gullan] Technology continues to disrupt every aspect of our lives. One sector that is benefitting from this disruption is education and training. The rise of online learning platforms continues to make studying more accessible and convenient to students and employees...

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Leigh Andrews
'Levelling up' on quality education - SAICA

'Levelling up' on quality education[Leigh Andrews] Bojane Segooa has a lifelong passion for education. Not only is she currently completing her Master's degree in Innovation, while working as a senior lecturer at Unisa's department of financial accounting...

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Shan Radcliffe
SAP Skills for Africa provides life-long career paths

SAP Skills for Africa provides life-long career paths[Shan Radcliffe] The SAP Skills for Africa programme celebrated the graduation of its 13th class, at a ceremony hosted by the City of Cape Town on Thursday, 11 April 2019...

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Danette Breitenbach
How to future-proof Africa

How to future-proof Africa[Danette Breitenbach] Solutions to problems often require a change in behaviour, which in turn leads to other inventions. The result is a wheel that is spinning faster and faster, and one that is creating anxiety - more recently about jobs...

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Tom Jackson
Applications open for MEST class of 2020

Applications open for MEST class of 2020[Tom Jackson] The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has opened applications for its next one-year, fully-sponsored entrepreneurial training programme in Accra, Ghana.

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Tom Jackson
Female entrepreneurs graduate from Mastercard SA programme

Female entrepreneurs graduate from Mastercard SA programme[Tom Jackson] More than 120 young South African women have graduated from a Mastercard-funded initiative that empowers women to pursue entrepreneurial ventures of their own...

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Jackie Carroll
It's not a matter of why we should empower women at work - it's how - Juta and Company

Jackie Carroll[Jackie Carroll] In early 2018, Media Works and academic publisher Juta and Company launched Effective Leader, a course that aims to help aspiring employees become great leaders...

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Shan Radcliffe
#WomensMonth: Breaking into the world of corporate finance with Bravura

#WomensMonth: Breaking into the world of corporate finance with Bravura[Shan Radcliffe] Bravura launched its Corporate Finance Graduate Academy this Women's Month with the aim to empower black women through its specialised programme and help launch their careers in the world of corporate finance...

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Shan Radcliffe
#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age

#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age[Shan Radcliffe] Kershen Pillay does not believe in luck. "I believe in working hard consistently and always staying focused on sharpening my skill. As an entrepreneur you have to be open to listening, learning and constantly developing yourself..."

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Peter Horszowski
What is practice, really? - Pert Industrials

What is practice, really?[Peter Horszowski] South African vocational training institutions face real challenges with limited resources, large learner numbers and serious skill deficits. To address this, maybe we have to start thinking inside the box: specifically a VR console, with all the possibilities of this wondrous new technology...

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Robin Fredericks
Education in South Africa - improving the system with art

From left to right: Principle School of Hope, Jesrael Jacobs, Laura Collura, Yaseera Adonis, Ashley Visagie and Kurt Minnaar.
From left to right: Principle School of Hope, Jesrael Jacobs, Laura Collura, Yaseera Adonis, Ashley Visagie and Kurt Minnaar.
[Robin Fredericks] The month-long exhibitions, titled Vanguard: A month where math meets art, was created with the aim to connect ideation, dialogue and collaboration between education and the arts and includes...

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Robin Fredericks
Changing the dreamer's education through art and music

Changing the dreamer's education through art and music
[[https://www.dreamereducationsa.com/ Dreamers Education]]
[Robin Fredericks] Kurt Minnaar, founder of Dreamer Education, has been making strides in education with his unconventional teaching methods...

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Shan Radcliffe
#CSIMonth: Providing skills and employment from the Ground Up

#CSIMonth: Providing skills and employment from the Ground Up[Shan Radcliffe] Skills development and job creation not-for-profit Learn to Earn South Africa has been offering “a hand up, not a hand out” to the unemployed in underprivileged communities for almost 30 years...

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Jessica Tennant
Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge[Jessica Tennant] Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge...

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Mark Orpen
Breaking ground in management development

Breaking ground in management development[Mark Orpen] The managerial ladder is often built with rungs that depend on technical expertise...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Mastering the art of learning a new language – English is dominant everywhere! - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] There can be no secret potion, computer program or magic pill to help you learn English immediately. It takes a lot of dedication, planning and hard work...

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Peter Horszowski
PERT... for a better way to teach - Pert Industrials

PERT... for a better way to teach[Peter Horszowski] When I was a young teenager, I actually asked my dad: “What is the difference between education and training?” He answered without hesitation: “Put it this way, would you rather have sex education or sex training?”...

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Peter Horszowski
This Christmas we may have to dig a little deeper for something to inspire us - Pert Industrials

This Christmas we may have to dig a little deeper for something to inspire us[Peter Horszowski] Generally, I am rather poor at all practical tasks, so I carefully read and rigorously follow every instruction, and am especially careful with the quantities and measurements...

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Peter Horszowski
What is really the most important part of a training system? - Pert Industrials

Peter Horszowski[Peter Horszowski] If your equipment is used badly or not at all, then it doesn't matter how good it is. Here are five reasons why the course material is really the most important part of a training system...

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Peter Horszowski
Is diversity really so scary? - Pert Industrials

Peter Horszowski[Peter Horszowski] I know we have our messy diversity down here. But, whatever the results from the Brexit and US Presidential election might suggest, I believe that diversity presents a real advantage...

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