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Anglo American Kumba Iron Ore launches programme to improve educational development in NC
Anglo American Kumba Iron Ore launches programme to improve educational development in NCArticle

Anglo American Kumba Iron Ore recently launched a major education programme to improve learner outcomes in 27 ECD sites and 26 schools local to its mining operations...

26 Mar 2021

Henley Africa launches comprehensive virtual pivot course for healthcare practitioners
Henley Africa launches comprehensive virtual pivot course for healthcare practitionersArticle

On 10 March, Henley Business School Africa will present the first class in a progressive, brand-new course that addresses both the realities of Covid-19 and the accelerated disruption of the digital age...

Issued by Henley Business School 19 Feb 2021

Woop woop! UCT celebrates translation of app into isiXhosa for students
Woop woop! UCT celebrates translation of app into isiXhosa for studentsArticle

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has marked a milestone with the translation of the wish, outcome, obstacle, plan (Woop) web application into isiXhosa. The app is a self-regulating, goal-setting intervention that is available in 12 main international languages. isiXhosa is the first African vernacular language translation.

22 May 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

Dr Xolani Humphrey Mkhwanazi, Chancellor, VUT - A giant has fallen
Dr Xolani Humphrey Mkhwanazi, Chancellor, VUT - A giant has fallenArticle

An academic giant, scientist and a businessman has fallen. Vaal University of Technology (VUT) Executive Management, Community and Alumni are saddened and shocked by the sad news of passing of Dr Xolani Humphrey Mkhwanazi...

Issued by Vaal University of Technology 10 Jan 2020

VUT's chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, a Lancaster University Alumnus awarded a Doctor of Science
VUT's chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, a Lancaster University Alumnus awarded a Doctor of ScienceArticle

Each year, Lancaster University awards honorary degrees to people with outstanding international, or leading national, reputations in their fields...

Puleng Maphisa, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 31 Jul 2019

Inaugural ADEA Forum to help develop education for Africa
Inaugural ADEA Forum to help develop education for AfricaArticle

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa and the Ministry of Basic Education of South Africa in partnership with Mastercard Foundation, will host the first-ever ADEA High-Level Annual Policy Dialogue Forum on Secondary Education in Africa from 29-30 July 2019...

22 Jul 2019

School Monitoring Survey reveals mixed bag of results
School Monitoring Survey reveals mixed bag of resultsArticle

A survey taking stock of the progress made in terms of service delivery has revealed that the Basic Education Department (DBE) is making headway in providing libraries or media centres to schools...

8 Apr 2019

Beh says, “I hate selfies, so I hope the single patch of grass in the background doesn't disappoint!"
#BehindtheSelfie with... Michelle BehArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Michelle Beh, MD and strategy director at the Jupiter Drawing Room, Cape Town and panel moderator at the IAB SA's most recent Insight Series event...

Leigh Andrews 26 Mar 2019

Reaching for Africa's highest peak to build a library for Qhobosheane Primary School
Reaching for Africa's highest peak to build a library for Qhobosheane Primary SchoolArticle

On 26 February 2019, the Adopt-a-School Foundation hosted the #Kili4Kids Climbers Press Launch. Twenty volunteers are set to begin their hike of Mount Kilimanjaro on 11 March 2019...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 5 Mar 2019

From economic and water poverty to prosperity
From economic and water poverty to prosperityArticle

We need to unlock more water resources and drive efficiency in our existing supplies to stimulate the economy and job growth...

Dr Shafick Adams 11 Sep 2018

New database puts African education research at the heart of policy and practice
New database puts African education research at the heart of policy and practiceArticle

There is growing recognition of the quality of research in developing countries and its importance for policy and practice...

Rafael Mitchell, Pauline Rose, Samuel Asare 23 Aug 2018

Japanese Embassy in SA invests in Free State primary school
Japanese Embassy in SA invests in Free State primary schoolArticle

With the aim to address overcrowding and improve teaching and learning in Mpolokeng Primary School, the Kagiso Shanduka Trust in partnership with the Embassy of Japan in South Africa have invested R1.2 million to build four classrooms at the school...

19 Mar 2018

From economic and water poverty to prosperity
From economic and water poverty to prosperityArticle

We need to unlock more water resources and drive efficiency in our existing supplies to stimulate the economy and job growth...

Shafick Adams 21 Nov 2017

Deputy President goes back to school to raise funds for Adopt-a-School Foundation
Deputy President goes back to school to raise funds for Adopt-a-School FoundationArticle

Over 800 industry leaders and government officials attended the 11th annual Adopt-a-School Foundation 'Back to School' fundraising event at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday, 14 October...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 23 Oct 2017

UCT launches MOOC focusing on practical academic writing skills
UCT launches MOOC focusing on practical academic writing skillsArticle

‘Writing Your World' is the latest massive open online course (MOOC) launched by the University of Cape Town (UCT)...

22 Sep 2017

Chevron to invest R3.6 million in Stem centre
Chevron to invest R3.6 million in Stem centreArticle

Chevron will invest R3.6 million into a new facility for the Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Education (Casme) in Durban...

15 May 2017

Private education development across Africa
Private education development across AfricaArticle

Growth in middle class drives private education boom on the African continent...

4 Apr 2017

Hamilton Ratshefola
IBM's Hamilton Ratshefola talks ‘Digital Nation Africa'Article

IBM recently launched its ‘Digital Nation' initiative aimed at increasing digital literacy in Africa…

Fundisiwe Maseko 27 Feb 2017

#BudgetSpeech2017: Additional R5bn to fund higher education
#BudgetSpeech2017: Additional R5bn to fund higher educationArticle

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says a provision of R5bn has been set aside to fund the higher education and training sector in 2019/20...

22 Feb 2017

#MandelaMonth: Canal Walk, LEAP partner on #MandelaMosaic
#MandelaMonth: Canal Walk, LEAP partner on #MandelaMosaicArticle

Canal Walk Shopping Centre (CWSC) and LEAP Science and Maths Schools - a network of no-fee independent schools - are partnering to build a massive canned food mosaic of the Mandela Day logo on 18 July 2016...

6 Jul 2016

New book on student politics in Africa
New book on student politics in AfricaArticle

'Student Politics in Africa: Representation and Activism', edited by Thierry M Luescher, Manja Klemencic, and James Otieno Jowi, was launched recently...

24 Jun 2016

Hope for prospective UCT students, despite disappointing NBT results
Hope for prospective UCT students, despite disappointing NBT resultsArticle

Students that do well on their National Senior Certificate may find that they have disappointing National Benchmark Tests results. However, they may still be accepted to the University of Cape Town, through the extended degree programmes...

22 Feb 2016

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Preventing shack fires with paintArticle

The Khusela Ikhaya Project, launched by social entrepreneurs Justin Zietsman and Ashley Stemmett of Transception, aims to prevent rapid spreading shack fires through the use of a specifically formulated intumescent (fire retardant) paint applied to informal dwellings...

12 Feb 2016

Diving over the Digital Edge: Luvuyo Mandela, Nick Terry, Mel Attree, Jason Xenopoulos & Thulani Sibeko
Diving over the Digital Edge: Luvuyo Mandela, Nick Terry, Mel Attree, Jason Xenopoulos & Thulani SibekoArticle

This year's Digital Edge speaker line-up is impressive. We spoke to five of this year's speakers, each inspiring in their own way...

Leigh Andrews 2 Sep 2015

Inspired educator takes life lessons to new heights
Inspired educator takes life lessons to new heightsArticle

The strong focus on education development in South Africa immediately draws attention to the needs and the progress of the children...

7 Jul 2015

Banele Rewo
Talking about youth marketing, is not being about the youthArticle

After all the conferences, seminars and talks have been attended, marketing and brand managers have drawn up graphs and scrutinised the numbers on the next sure fire formula to sell to the youth, there is one glaring deficit: Talking about it is not being about it...

Banele Rewo 8 Jun 2015

Making a difference with dictionaries
Making a difference with dictionariesArticle

Adopt-a-School Foundation is a proud beneficiary of the Oxford University Press 'Every Child Deserves a Dictionary' campaign which will see 20,000 dictionaries donated to its adopted schools across South Africa...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 27 Mar 2015

New conference to develop youthful entrepreneurs
New conference to develop youthful entrepreneursArticle

The Business of Creativity Conference, hosted by I Create We Create (ICWC) education developmental agency, is designed to empower business-minded young creatives to sharpen their entrepreneurial acumen...

19 Feb 2015

Investec celebrates a decade of excellence with Promaths
Investec celebrates a decade of excellence with PromathsArticle

Promaths, Investec's academic programme for learners in Grades 10, 11 and 12 saw staff members and alumni board the Rovos Rail to celebrate 10 years in education development and empowerment...

5 Feb 2015

Eastern Cape Education Development Trust initiates large-scale telematics roll-out
Eastern Cape Education Development Trust initiates large-scale telematics roll-outArticle

In partnership with the Department of Education and SU, the Eastern Cape Education Development Trust - a programme managed by the National Business Initiative - has initiated a large-scale roll-out of 50 telematics centres in secondary schools across the province...

22 Jan 2015

UCT research indicates need for new course in nursing curriculum
UCT research indicates need for new course in nursing curriculumArticle

Research undertaken at the University of Cape Town suggests the need for an additional course to be included in the nursing curriculum to help nurses prepare for the death of patients under their care...

23 Dec 2014

Intl exchange programme for the maritime industry
Intl exchange programme for the maritime industryArticle

The International Maritime 'Work Experience and English Business Communication' (IMWEB) Programme is an intensive six-week work experience and education development programme for individuals with a qualification - or studying towards a qualification - in Shipping and/or Transport Logistics and who wish to build a career in the maritime industry.

6 Jan 2014

Corporate SA's responsibility to improve basic education
Corporate SA's responsibility to improve basic educationArticle

The Strategic Planning Framework for Teacher Education and Development, which was launched recently by Angie Motshekga, Minister of Basic Education, identified furthering basic education as a core element of the South African economic, social and growth objectives.

19 Nov 2013

Corporate SA's responsibility to break the cycle of poverty
Corporate SA's responsibility to break the cycle of povertyArticle

The Strategic Planning Framework for Teacher Education and Development which was launched recently by Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga, identified furthering basic education as a core element of the South African economic, social and growth objectives.

14 Nov 2013

KPMG succeeds in education developmentArticle

KPMG is moving leaps and bounds in education development. In the past two weeks KPMG South Africa has organised successful developmental initiatives in the education space, entrenching their commitment to caring for communities.

14 Oct 2013

Multimedia tablets provided to 160 rural teachers
Multimedia tablets provided to 160 rural teachersArticle

The CSIR's Meraka Institute has collaborated with various government departments in a pilot project that trains Eastern Cape teachers in how to use multimedia tablets for educational purposes. The project rollout has begun with tablets provided to around 160 teachers at 11 schools. Once this type of model for mobile technology deployment has been developed, it will be applied on a broader scale throughout South Africa.

22 Jul 2013

UCT hosts African Urban and Youth Language Conference
UCT hosts African Urban and Youth Language ConferenceArticle

The University of Cape Town (UCT) hosted the first ever African Urban and Youth Language Conference on 5-6 July 2013 at the Lady Hamilton Hotel, Cape Town. Leading scholars from around the world discussed language variation and change at the conference, which was organised by Dr Ellen Hurst, a lecturer and researcher in UCT's Humanities Education Development Unit.

8 Jul 2013

Limpopo teacher receives UCT award
Limpopo teacher receives UCT awardArticle

The Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED) at the University of Cape Town has presented the Stella Clark Teachers Award to Phuti Ramarope of the Sinthumule Secondary School in Tshilwavhusiku, Limpopo.

13 Aug 2012

World Young Reader Prizes opens for entries
World Young Reader Prizes opens for entriesArticle

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspapers have until 4 May to submit an entry to the World Young Reader Prizes, the annual awards from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) that recognise success in engaging the young.

26 Mar 2012

Ecsa seeks to improve engineering graduate outputArticle

Engineeringnews.co.za reports that, despite an improvement in the 2011 matric results, the Engineering Council of South Africa (Ecsa) has again warned that the country was not producing enough matriculants with the desired results in subjects required for admission to engineering programmes.

11 Jan 2012

World Young Reader Prizes
World Young Reader PrizesArticle

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Who says newspapers aren't attractive to young readers? Twenty-four World Young Reader Prize winners, from a wide variety of countries and cultures, demonstrate there is much newspapers can do to attract the next generation of readers.

6 Sep 2011

Poland's Metro named Young Reader Newspaper of Year
Poland's Metro named Young Reader Newspaper of YearArticle

PARIS, FRANCE/DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The Metro newspaper in Poland has been named the 2010 World Young Reader Newspaper of the Year in the annual competition organized by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishing (WAN-IFRA).

9 Sep 2010

New categories for World Young Reader Prize
New categories for World Young Reader PrizeArticle

The annual World Young Reader Prizes, organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has added three new categories this year; 'Connecting with Mobile', 'Using Research' and 'Enduring Excellence'.

11 Jun 2010

WAN-IFRA, IASN launch Football Reading Passport
WAN-IFRA, IASN launch Football Reading PassportArticle

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the International Association of Sports Newspapers (IASN) have launched an educational tool offered to children worldwide by various newspapers during this year's World Cup. The World Football Reading Passport will use sports, and notably football, to encourage young people to read and learn about journalism, sports, geography, language and character.

19 May 2010

16 million Ethiopian students benefit from World Bank CreditArticle

WASHINGTON DC: The World Bank's Board of Directors has approved a US$50 million equivalent credit to the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) to help finance a General Education Quality Improvement Program (GEQIP).

18 Dec 2008

Buckland to speak at World Digital Publishing ConferenceArticle

Matthew Buckland, the new 24.com GM of online publishing and social media, will be speaking at the World Association of Newspapers (WAN)'s third World Digital Publishing Conference in Amsterdam, 16 - 17 October 2008. This event will run consecutively with the 11th Readership Conference at the same venue.

27 Aug 2008

Translate.org recognised for multilingual softwareArticle

South Africa's leading developer of multilingual software, Translate.org.za, has been recognised by the Pan South African Language Board, for its ground-breaking work in this field.

Gabi Khumalo 11 Feb 2008

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