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HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SA
HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SAArticle

According to a Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) study conducted late last year, Christel House South Africa enables students from marginalised communities to achieve...

29 Apr 2021

Education must be a crisis priority, not an afterthought
Education must be a crisis priority, not an afterthoughtArticle

Covid-19 has created enormous disruptions in the lives of African youth. Millions of young people have had their learning put on hold for the better part of a year...

Dr Edward K. Brown 13 Apr 2021

Brands that harnessed the power of purpose in 2020
Brands that harnessed the power of purpose in 2020Article

It's no secret that 2020 was one of the most challenging years in modern history. According to the Global Web Index' Connecting the Dots 2021 Report, the Covid-19 pandemic was a baptism by fire for many brands...

Angela Northover 22 Jan 2021

Malcolm Mooi
#BizTrends2021: Addressing educational issues and making improvements in 2021Article

In 2020, the education sector came under major scrutiny in what can best be described as 'the most turbulent year yet'...

Malcolm Mooi 5 Jan 2021

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation showcases the impact of partnerships in creating social change
Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation showcases the impact of partnerships in creating social changeArticle

For any development endeavour, there is always a need for accountability, and, in most cases, this comes in form of an answer to the question, "Did this make a difference?" For Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation, the answer to that question is held in its 15-year Impact Report, which was launched during a reflective and insightful webinar discussion on 22 October titled 'Impact through Partnership'...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 3 Nov 2020

Collaborating to empower Youth - IIE Rosebank College and Isipho Admin
Collaborating to empower Youth - IIE Rosebank College and Isipho AdminArticle

IIE Rosebank College and Isipho Admin have collaborated to empower South African youth. We believe our vision of changing lives and theirs' of improving lives by providing entry into the Executive Assistant profession, is a definite recipe for success...

Issued by Rosebank College 8 Oct 2020

A post-industrial era education model
A post-industrial era education modelArticle

Rob Paddock, founder of GetSmarter digital learning platform, explains micro-credentialing and the need to provide a post-industrial era education model, which offers affordable, accessible and quality education to all...

Roberta Coci, Issued by SAICA 28 Sep 2020

Pinnacle, HP partner to provide accessible technology, education
Pinnacle, HP partner to provide accessible technology, educationArticle

As long-term partner of HP Inc (HPI), leading ICT distribution company Pinnacle plays a vital role in the roll out of the HPI Education offering to the South African education sector...

Issued by HP Pinnacle 14 Sep 2020

Topollo Mohlotsane
#WomensMonth: Costs and climate change response enhance growth in RE spaceArticle

With the decreasing costs of the renewable energy technologies, the industry is growing at an rapid rate and these technologies are of late considered the least-cost option in the power sector....

Nicci Botha 20 Aug 2020

Education sector catapulted into digital transformation
Education sector catapulted into digital transformationArticle

South Africa had many educational challenges before the pandemic and the tactical implementation of technology into classrooms was only beginning to really make a play in certain tiers...

Issued by HP Pinnacle 8 Jul 2020

Foonda connects students to scholarships, bursaries
Foonda connects students to scholarships, bursariesArticle

Foonda Technology Solutions has launched a digital platform that aims to match eligible students with tertiary scholarships, bursaries, learnerships and other sponsorship opportunities from across the globe...

11 May 2020

Digital will be an education game-changer
Digital will be an education game-changerArticle

South Africa is beset by education challenges, but the tactical implementation of technology into classrooms offers the chance to eliminate these and level the playing fields.

Issued by HP Pinnacle 25 Mar 2020

"Bring down the barriers between education and the real world," says award-winning SA educationist
"Bring down the barriers between education and the real world," says award-winning SA educationistArticle

Africa's leading educationist and academic trailblazer, Professor Yusuf Karodia, has cautioned that to sustainably address the challenges posed by the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), policymakers and education advocates on the continent need to embrace new, digitally-immersive methods to higher education...

Issued by Regent Business School 2 Mar 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-skillingArticle

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...

Ntombi Malaza 5 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Why off-campus (distance) learning will keep growing, and what trends to expect
#BizTrends2020: Why off-campus (distance) learning will keep growing, and what trends to expectArticle

Post-schooling education remains a 'hot button' topic in South Africa. A struggling education system and barriers to entering higher education are certainly significant...

Professor Patrick Bean 9 Jan 2020

Frances Ahene-Affoh.
Growing digital literacy in AfricaArticle

Meet the Ghanaian social enterprise driving digital literacy in one of Africa's fastest-growing economies...

22 Oct 2019

eLearning Africa Report 2019 reveals failure to meet education targets
eLearning Africa Report 2019 reveals failure to meet education targetsArticle

African countries are still not doing enough to meet one of the UN's most important development targets, according to a new report to be published next week...

18 Oct 2019

#YouthMonth: Our future needs education, enrichment and togetherness
#YouthMonth: Our future needs education, enrichment and togethernessArticle

As part of our #YouthMonth profiles, we chatted to Webber Wentzel's candidate attorney, Lerato Molefi about the importance of education, why it takes a village to raise a child and remembering your voice...

Shan Radcliffe 2 Jul 2019

Realising SONA 2019's education goals: what will it really take?
Realising SONA 2019's education goals: what will it really take?Article

'Take two' of President Cyril Ramaphosa's SONA address was widely scoffed by politicians and political analysts as being 'big on dreams', but sorely lacking the necessary detail to actually remedy the country's intractable challenges...

Dorcas Dube 26 Jun 2019

Great results, but no varsity: Here are some study options for 2019
Great results, but no varsity: Here are some study options for 2019Article

While many matrics achieved better-than-expected results and are now in a position to apply for further study, these prospective students need to ensure they do their homework before signing up with institutions still accepting applications for study in 2019...

16 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Residential market in for an interesting time
#BizTrends2019: Residential market in for an interesting timeArticle

South Africa's residential market is in for an interesting time in 2019, but our predictions for the year are all positive...

Berry Everitt 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Top 11 trends in South African education
#BizTrends2019: Top 11 trends in South African educationArticle

Higher Education in South Africa has undergone many changes over the past few decades, with local and global trends continuing to influence the sector...

Yusuf Karodia 5 Jan 2019

Why we need to disrupt learning
Why we need to disrupt learningArticle

In an effort to keep children moving through the country's struggling school system, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is looking at lowering the pass rates for schools yet again - but is this the answer...?

16 Mar 2018

Orange and OpenClassrooms have combined forces to train young Africans in digital technology.
Critical need for digital skills for Africa's youthArticle

By 2050, the African population will double, to reach 2.5 billion - half of whom will be under the age of 25. Investing in education, in particular e-education, and digital skills, has to be a priority...

6 Mar 2018

Aldo supports education access through limited edition Mx. sneaker drop
Aldo supports education access through limited edition Mx. sneaker dropArticle

Global footwear and accessories retailer Aldo has joined forces with international advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, to support equal access to education...

12 Dec 2017

#InnovationMonth: Changing agri-education in Africa as we know it
#InnovationMonth: Changing agri-education in Africa as we know itArticle

"It's imperative upon the world to help 'switch on' Africa's mobile platforms and to assist in bringing focused education and platforms to Africa's youth in order to develop its potential..."

Cari Coetzee 29 Aug 2017

Dr Mamphela Ramphele speaking at a Leader’s Angle talk hosted by the University of Stellenbosch Business School.
Is the private sector complicit in public sector corruption?Article

Dr Mamphela Ramphele believes the Gupta email leaks raise very worrying questions of corporate complicity with corruption...

3 Aug 2017

NMMU becomes NMU
NMMU becomes NMUArticle

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth has relaunched itself as the Nelson Mandela University...

24 Jul 2017

#BizTrends2017: Is education's future online?
#BizTrends2017: Is education's future online?Article

Remember when The New York Times declared 2012 the Year of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)...?

GetSmarter 9 Jan 2017

Africa is poised for sustainable growth and development. But there are risks
Africa is poised for sustainable growth and development. But there are risksArticle

As we know, growth accelerations are pretty commonplace among developing countries...

Alan Hirsch 9 Jan 2017

Could MOOCs be the answer to free education?
Could MOOCs be the answer to free education?Article

In a world where technology is changing every aspect of our lives, would it not be viable to experiment with the use of Massive Open Online Courses in achieving universal low cost tertiary education...?

Mauritz Venter 18 Oct 2016

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Empowering women to use techArticle

Intel's radio show in Nigeria aims to encourage women to utilise IT...

15 Jun 2016

The Rural Education Access Programme (REAP), supported by Barloworld, grants bursaries to young people from low-income families enabling them access to a quality tertiary education.
Barloworld in the business of youth developmentArticle

Barloworld's commitment to youth development is reflected in all aspects of the business. The company is involved in several youth development initiatives in SA...

14 Jun 2016

Building a nation through education
Building a nation through educationArticle

Curro Holdings is a sponsor of the "Education" breakaway session on 8 June during the course of the Vision 2030 Summit. Speaking, as a panelist, is the CEO of Curro Holdings, Dr Chris van der Merwe...

Issued by Topco Media 2 Jun 2016

Barloworld partners with REAP to support students
Barloworld partners with REAP to support studentsArticle

Barloworld, a distributor of leading global brands, has adopted a collaborative approach as the company believes that no academically worthy young South African should be denied the opportunity to study at higher education level because of a lack of financing...

5 Apr 2016

Connecting women to technology
Connecting women to technologyArticle

An Intel programme called She Will Connect aims to increase women's access to the digital world. Research has shown there is a significant gender gap in developing countries in using technology such as the web...

Priya Pitamber 23 Feb 2016

NMMU streets ahead as smart campus
NMMU streets ahead as smart campusArticle

Smart devices, free internet access and charging docks placed strategically on all campuses are just some aspects of the smart campus initiative at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)...

Devon Koen 15 Jul 2015

Private providers can widen access to higher education in South Africa
Private providers can widen access to higher education in South AfricaArticle

Globally, public higher education is in the throes of a major crisis. For example, one of the most pressing problems of our time is the demand for places in higher education which far outstrips supply of available seats...

Issued by Regent Business School 3 Feb 2015

Social and psychological support for tertiary bursary students
Social and psychological support for tertiary bursary studentsArticle

The FNB Fund along with various tertiary bursary beneficiaries have identified that even though many South Africans from poor rural areas successfully complete their schooling careers and receive financial backing for tertiary studies, many might still fall off the tracks and have their success hampered by social and psychological barriers.

27 Jun 2014

UoPeople opening gates at WEF Africa
UoPeople opening gates at WEF AfricaArticle

A tuition-free, online model for tertiary education can solve the vast shortage of university seats, impacting millions of people in Africa and around the world. This is the view of University of the People's (UoPeople) president, Shai Reshef, who will be speaking at the 2014 World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja, Nigeria.

9 May 2014

Bright futures ahead for bursary winning students
Bright futures ahead for bursary winning studentsArticle

Many South Africans have the ambitions to improve their lives through a tertiary education, yet for many the financial means to do so often results in those dreams never being realised. Two students from the City of Gold, were given a golden opportunity to bring their ambitions to life after being awarded a R38,000 study bursary each.

16 Apr 2014

International Animation Day offers South Africa opportunities
International Animation Day offers South Africa opportunitiesArticle

Luma Animation held a panel discussion on key trends, ideas and challenges, as part of the build-up to International Animation Day (IAD), which fell on 28 October 2013.

31 Oct 2013

Access to education should be an employee benefitArticle

Recent statistics coming from America on the factors contributing to the country's high levels of debt should serve as a wake-up call for South Africa, particularly the lengths to which their employees go in order to access education financing.

Michelle Branco 28 May 2012

False Bay Training College signs agreement with EduloanArticle

Eduloan and the False Bay Further Education and Training College (FET) have signed an agreement that will enable Eduloan to assist registered and potential learners in need of financial assistance, by offering loans at an exceptionally low interest rate.

2 May 2012

What Kenyans do online - Digital Life study
What Kenyans do online - Digital Life studyArticle

60% of Kenya's online users access the internet on their mobile phones. This is according to Digital Life, an online activities and behaviour study that was released on Thursday, 2 December 2010 in Nairobi by TNS Research International. The study was conducted in several Kenya cities; Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. Eight hundred people were interviewed; 400 online and 400 face-to-face.

Carole Kimutai 7 Dec 2010

More submissions invited to NGO survey on Lottery, NDA fundingArticle

A Lotto survey has been attracting a good response but more feedback is encouraged from civil society.

26 Mar 2010

Researching access to funding for civil societiesArticle

This month a questionnaire will be sent to organisations that have applied for funding to the National Development Agency (NDA) and the National Lotteries Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) and have either received funding or have had their applications rejected.

23 Feb 2010

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