Dorcas Dube
Key takeouts from Global Education Skills Forum (GESF) 2019

Key takeouts from Global Education Skills Forum (GESF) 2019[Dorcas Dube] Dorcas Dube, from Symphonia and Media Booth shares key takeouts from the Global Education Skills Forum in Dubai, which took place from 22 - 24 March 2019...

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Glenn Gillis
Why character-driven animation is vital to the future of workplace education in South Africa

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[Glenn Gillis] Thanks to accelerated technological change, no company can hope to survive if it doesn't properly equip its employees to deal with the challenges of the contemporary workplace. Workplace education is no longer a nice-to-have, it's a necessity...

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Juanita Pienaar
#StartupStory: Sum of 21 addresses transformation, skills development

#StartupStory: Sum of 21 addresses transformation, skills development[Juanita Pienaar] A closer look at Sum of 21 Academy, a creative agency that offers a 12-month training platform to young, previously disadvantaged creatives and communicators who already have a tertiary qualification and want to enter the creative industry...

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Jessica Tennant
The social path to optimising your content marketing efforts

The social path to optimising your content marketing efforts[Jessica Tennant] Your business having a social presence is all good and well, but if there's no strategy in place, you're wasting your time and potentially damaging your reputation...

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Harry Kalmer
Education in SA's design and creative industries mirrors the world's best

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[Harry Kalmer] Harry Kalmer recently travelled to Denmark and while studying the Danish approach to prepare students for a career in the creative industries, he realised how SA's education compares to the world's best...

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Jessica Tennant
Facebook Africa, Digify Africa launch online safety programme for SA youth

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Emilar Gandhi, public policy manager for the SADC region for Facebook | Photo: Jessica Tennant
[Jessica Tennant] Facebook Africa and Digify Africa have partnered to launch an online safety programme called Ilizwe Lam, Xhosa for my world...

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Jessica Tennant
Brent Spilkin and Vega introduce WTF, new course for freelancers

Brent Spilkin and Vega introduce WTF, new course for freelancers[Jessica Tennant] South Africans are three times more likely to freelance than their global counterparts, but the freelance movement is not a millennial movement, says Brent Spilkin, also known as 'Spillly', author of What the Freelance...

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Jessica Tennant
The modern marketer is a connected one

The modern marketer is a connected one[Jessica Tennant] In the 1970s, people were served about 300 ads a day. Today it's about 5,000 ads a day. It's a product-polluted world with smart consumers, where it's no longer about differentiation, but about multiple and meaningful connections, says Carmen Murray, founder of Boo-Yah!...

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Jessica Tennant
#Newsmaker: Junior Mokoma furthers his creative studies in Holland w/ Vega, FCB

#Newsmaker: Junior Mokoma furthers his creative studies in Holland w/ Vega, FCB[Jessica Tennant] It was during his internship as a copywriter at FCB Africa in Johannesburg when Vega alumni student Junior Mokoma was offered the opportunity to study transmedia storytelling at Fontys Academy for Creative Industries in Tilburg, the Netherlands...

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Tiffany Markman
Out of sight, out of mind

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[Tiffany Markman] Are there ways to break through content overload? Are there techniques for chunking what you've seen and heard in training, into manageable, usable pieces? Here are eight tips for getting more out of training or conference sessions...

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Khangelani Dziba
A reimagined approach is needed to solve South Africa's social ills

A reimagined approach is needed to solve South Africa's social ills
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[Khangelani Dziba] South Africa's ability to solve issues will not only come from traditional platforms but rather from an integrated and united approach that is inclusive of different ways of thinking and solving challenges...

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Jessica Tennant
#Newsmaker: Reimagining an education brand in Red & Yellow

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[Jessica Tennant] Heléne Lindsay recently joined the “disparate, quirky bunch” at Red & Yellow, where she's taking on the customer side of things. Her appointment coincides with the school's brand repositioning, which will be unveiled at the end of August...

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Warwick Skerritt
A Millennial fly on the wall

A Millennial fly on the wall[Warwick Skerritt] Data. A powerful tool when packaged well, but also potentially a means to put your audience to sleep. Being born with a fairly right-sided brain of creativity and wonder, I thought I would do myself a favour by getting out of my comfort zone and learn how to present data better...

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Boris Dzhingarov
What education is needed to become a marketer? - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] There are so many interesting changes that happen in the industry and in the markets. You need to be sure that you always look out for various options that are available to continue your education as a marketer...

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Samantha Bezuidenhout
Inspiring and nurturing tomorrow's talent

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[Samantha Bezuidenhout] “Great companies don't hire skilled people and motivate them, they hire already motivated people and inspire them.” This quote is taken from Simon Sinek's book Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, and describes, in essence, the Native VML way of recruitment for our various learning programmes...

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Charles Mburugu
The importance of webinars for lead generation

The importance of webinars for lead generation[Charles Mburugu] Webinar marketing has become increasingly popular with many companies all over the world. Webinars can be very effective tools for strengthening bonds with existing customers, generating new leads and increasing conversions...

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Chris Moerdyk
The important role of mass media in education - Chris Moerdyk

Chris Moerdyk[Chris Moerdyk] The education of our children has always been emotive and when the mass media is added to the mix, volatility is inevitable...

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Leigh Andrews
[Behind the Selfie] with... Dave Duarte

Shaking the tree, instead of the Polaroid picture...
Shaking the tree, instead of the Polaroid picture...
[Leigh Andrews] This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Dave Duarte, Founder of Treeshake...

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Red & Yellow School
Introducing the National Certificate in Advertising - Red & Yellow

Introducing the National Certificate in Advertising[Red & Yellow School] A gateway to the advertising world for matrics, this brand new program offers an entry-level qualification with which to begin a career or pursue further studies in an industry-related field...

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Kat Scholtz
Defining South Africa's digital marketing skills gap

Kat Scholtz[Kat Scholtz] South African marketing and advertising employers are keenly aware that they need access to digital skills and expertise to remain competitive...

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