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Remote training in bioinformatics to upskill scientists across Africa
Remote training in bioinformatics to upskill scientists across AfricaArticle

A new collaboration between Wellcome Connecting Science and H3ABioNet is helping deliver bioinformatics training throughout Africa, helping scientists tackle some of the continent's most urgent health challenges...

3 days ago

Newly launched TelkomOne Ignite offers free educational content
Newly launched TelkomOne Ignite offers free educational contentArticle

The Telkom Foundation today announced the launch of Ignite - the new educational extension of its video streaming platform, TelkomOne - allowing high school students free access to STEM-based content...

6 May 2021

African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU data
African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU dataArticle

South Africa's m-commerce up 35%, Nigeria is Africa's biggest e-commerce market, and Kenya primed for massive growth...

28 Apr 2021

Engagement, inquiry and community: What are Gen Zs looking for in learning?
Engagement, inquiry and community: What are Gen Zs looking for in learning?Article

What has my cursory listening taught me about how Gen Zs live and, ultimately, learn? We know that Gen Z students need to be engaged...

Dr Andrew Hibling, Issued by EDGE Education 4 Mar 2021

Should you insure your promotion?
Should you insure your promotion?Article

People are funny, we are hard to predict and, at times, behave strangely. Why not eliminate any uncertainty by using fixed fee promo insurance with VCG PromoRisk?...

Robin Uys, Issued by VCG PromoRisk 24 Feb 2021

2021 Ongea! Eastern Africa Music Summit to be held online for free
2021 Ongea! Eastern Africa Music Summit to be held online for freeArticle

The 2021 Ongea! Eastern Africa Music Summit will be held online for free via www.ongea.biz from 22-24 February.

19 Feb 2021

IEC to implement Political Party Funding Act
IEC to implement Political Party Funding ActArticle

The Electoral Commission says it has begun its final phase of preparations to implement the Political Party Funding Act (Act 6 of 2018) from 1 April 2021...

1 Feb 2021

Let Impaq help you make the switch to full-time homeschooling
Let Impaq help you make the switch to full-time homeschoolingArticle

Parents across the country are having to deal with the continued disruption that the Covid-19 pandemic is having on their children's education...

Issued by Optimi 29 Jan 2021

Animation - a Covid-resistant industry
Animation - a Covid-resistant industryArticle

With the easing of lockdown regulations, the False Bay TVET College, 2D animation programme was able to host two, one day stop-frame animation workshops...

Cate Hunter, Issued by False Bay College 27 Jan 2021

Why online learning should be prioritised as a primary method of education
Why online learning should be prioritised as a primary method of educationArticle

Online learning should be prioritised as the primary method of learning in the country following the postponement of the reopening of schools, says distance educator Brainline...

18 Jan 2021

Rebecca Pretorius
#BizTrends2021: 3 online high school trends gaining traction this yearArticle

With the growth of online schools, access to international curricula is not only in higher demand, but is becoming increasingly easier to access...

Rebecca Pretorius 14 Jan 2021

Is it time for matric exams to go digital?
Is it time for matric exams to go digital?Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has already put traditional ways of assessing learners to the test, but so has the leaking of two of the 2020 Grade 12 papers...

Prof Rita Niemann 21 Dec 2020

Real tangible investments that can impact SA's economy
Real tangible investments that can impact SA's economyArticle

Renier de Wit of Gaia and Gaia Venture Capital Ltd discusses the ins and outs of the fund's investment approach, its underlying assets, and the importance of this tax-deductive dispensation...

21 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: CSI & Sustainability
#BestofBiz 2020: CSI & SustainabilityArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's CSI & Sustainability site over the past year...

14 Dec 2020

King's College global online education offering launches
King's College global online education offering launchesArticle

The newly-launched King's College Online is the first online international school established by the global group, Inspired Education. The online institution will also provide its students with access to over 60 physical premium schools around the world...

7 Dec 2020

How fibre to the home is redefining SA's property market
How fibre to the home is redefining SA's property marketArticle

Fibre internet connectivity has joined sustainability in redefining the country's property market. New research reveals that it can add almost R80,000 to the price of the average home...

Shane Chorley 7 Dec 2020

Six Challengers who made things happen in 2020 - against the odds!
Six Challengers who made things happen in 2020 - against the odds!Article

The folks who believe that it's possible to beat the odds, get out there and make things happen in a world that's asked us to slow down and stay indoors. While we might call our friends who do this show-offs, we call the brands that do this Challengers...

Rhiannon Rees, Issued by eatbigfish 7 Dec 2020

The role of digital transformation in kick-starting African economies
The role of digital transformation in kick-starting African economiesArticle

The digital revolution has officially engaged a higher gear, raising a great deal of curiosity and speculation on technological innovation, adoption, AI and the future of the digital economy...

Tau Mashigo 4 Dec 2020

#IABInsightSeries: IAB SA 2021 predictions
#IABInsightSeries: IAB SA 2021 predictionsArticle

The IAB SA recently hosted its 22nd insight webinar on Zoom, featuring IAB SA members Jarred Cinman, Ann-Mari Höfinger, Noah Makholwa, Karyn Strybos and Melissa Kariuki...

Jessica Tennant 2 Dec 2020

Blended learning: Increasing personal study options
Blended learning: Increasing personal study optionsArticle

For many South African families, home study and home-schooling during hard lockdown were a shock to the system. For the majority of South Africans it was almost, or completely impossible due to the dire lack of resources...

Issued by SACAP 26 Nov 2020

Free online courses offered to unemployed youth
Free online courses offered to unemployed youthArticle

Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has called on unemployed youth to take the opportunity to register for free online courses...

11 Nov 2020

#BehindtheMask: Jess Weiner, cultural expert and CEO of Talk to Jess
#BehindtheMask: Jess Weiner, cultural expert and CEO of Talk to JessArticle

This week, we go behind the mask with Jess Weiner, cultural expert and CEO of Talk to Jess...

Jessica Tennant 10 Nov 2020

10 semi-finalists announced for Global Edtech Startup Awards (GESA) South Africa
10 semi-finalists announced for Global Edtech Startup Awards (GESA) South AfricaArticle

Following a judging process facilitated by industry leader Snapplify, the UK South Africa Tech Hub, delivering the GESAwards in South Africa have announced the regional shortlist of South African semi-finalists...

Issued by Snapplify 30 Oct 2020

Durban High School and Digicampus launch online learning academy
Durban High School and Digicampus launch online learning academyArticle

Durban High School is collaborating with DigiCampus to launch Swales Online Academy, a contemporary educational platform, which will be ready to welcome fulltime students for the 2021 academic year...

29 Oct 2020

The first lady of Nigeria, Dr Aisha Muhammadu Buhari and the first lady of Ghana, Rebecca Akufo-Addo. Images source: Facebook.
Merck Foundation Media Awards announces winners of "Stay at Home" Media AwardsArticle

The Merck Foundation has announced the winners of the "Stay at Home" Media Recognition Awards for Ghana in partnership with Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the first lady of Ghana and for Nigeria in partnership with Dr Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, the first lady of Nigeria...

20 Oct 2020

Examsta learning app offers free quizzes ahead of Matric finals
Examsta learning app offers free quizzes ahead of Matric finalsArticle

The end of year exams are on the horizon, after what has been an out-of-the-ordinary year for students as well as their parents. Covid-19 has prompted the emergence of a number of beneficial educational technologies to promote learning during this critical time...

15 Oct 2020

Cheeba Cannabis Academy qualification is HPCSA-approved
Cheeba Cannabis Academy qualification is HPCSA-approvedArticle

The HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa) has accredited the Cheeba Cannabis Academy course for medical professionals to earn CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points...

Issued by Cheeba Cannabis Academy 8 Oct 2020

Honoris United Universities welcomes Red & Yellow Creative School of Business to its pan-African network
Honoris United Universities welcomes Red & Yellow Creative School of Business to its pan-African networkArticle

Red & Yellow enhances Honoris' position as a leading provider of future-oriented learning as the network expands further in South Africa...

Issued by Red & Yellow 6 Oct 2020

Leading in a virtual world
Leading in a virtual worldArticle

The coronavirus has left businesses struggling to keep their doors open...

Bhengu Thabiso & Anele Nzimande 2 Oct 2020

Online high school Valenture Institute launches Joburg campuses
Online high school Valenture Institute launches Joburg campusesArticle

Valenture Institute has expanded its core online-only learning experience to include brick-and-mortar 'boutique' campuses...

30 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Just Brands Africa gives back to SA by helping educate future leaders
#DoBizZA: Just Brands Africa gives back to SA by helping educate future leadersArticle

Just Brands Africa develops creative experiences for established brands and businesses seeking new ways to communicate with their audiences...

Juanita Pienaar 30 Sep 2020

Leading in a virtual world
Leading in a virtual worldArticle

The coronavirus has left businesses struggling to keep their doors open. A MasterCard study in North America revealed that 5 out of 10 small businesses are one late payment away from shutting down. The South African narrative is undoubtedly more epic. There are other cracks however beginning to show in companies across the board...

Bhengu Thabiso and Anele Nzimande 29 Sep 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

How the events and entertainment industry can rebuild post-lockdown - Q&A with Steve Cuzen of Howler
How the events and entertainment industry can rebuild post-lockdown - Q&A with Steve Cuzen of HowlerArticle

We chat to Steve Cuzen, chief operating officer at Howler, about reviving and rebuilding the South African events and entertainment industry and touch on the emergence of virtual events post-lockdown...

Ruth Cooper 28 Sep 2020

How to tackle disruption and innovation in the modern sense
How to tackle disruption and innovation in the modern senseArticle

Today the demand for disruptive innovation is insatiable...

Phil Lewis 31 Aug 2020

Animation - a Covid-resistant industry
Animation - a Covid-resistant industryArticle

With the easing of lockdown regulations, the False Bay TVET College, 2D Animation programme was able to host two one-day stop-frame animation workshops...

Cate Hunter, Issued by False Bay College 28 Aug 2020

95% of schools may not be POPI Act compliant
95% of schools may not be POPI Act compliantArticle

Schools are increasingly embracing the digital universe and now the Covid-19 pandemic has stratospherically accelerated the adoption of online communication and digital strategies for South African schools...

27 Aug 2020

Covid-19 accelerates global cocooning trend
Covid-19 accelerates global cocooning trendArticle

The global cocooning trend, driven in recent years by progressively convenient digital technology, has been accelerated by Covid-19...

14 Aug 2020

Why your organisation needs coaching skills right now
Why your organisation needs coaching skills right nowArticle

You can join Nicky Wilson-Harris for Sacap's upcoming webinar, Unlocking potential. Provoking performance in the workplace, where she will be discussing the impact of coaching in the workplace with a panel of coaching alumni...

Issued by SACAP 13 Aug 2020

How edtech will prepare students for a competitive, globalised world
How edtech will prepare students for a competitive, globalised worldArticle

Along with so many elements of life today, the coronavirus pandemic is dramatically altering the global education landscape. As lockdown restrictions are eased, the use of online learning portals and virtual classrooms will continue to play a critical role in education at every level - and will arguably become a core component of global education in the very near future...

Robert Speed 28 Jul 2020

How Covid-19 has impacted print media [news and social media analysis]
How Covid-19 has impacted print media [news and social media analysis]Article

Meltwater tracked and analysed news and social media to explore the impact that Covid-19 has had on the print media industry. The answer, the data seems to indicate, is not the end of print media, but rather, a 'new normal'...

Issued by Meltwater 23 Jul 2020

Post-Covid, there’s an opportunity to form lateral research partnerships driven by the needs of African communities. GettyImages
International research collaborations: how can we shift the power towards Africa?Article

The higher education sector globally has been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Academics have been discussing various aspects of the disruptions in a series of webinars organised by the University of Cape Town...

Salome Maswime, Kevin Marsh & Rifat Atun 20 Jul 2020

3 fundamental ways technology is changing education
3 fundamental ways technology is changing educationArticle

The introduction of the fourth industrial revolution has already been transforming the education sector over the past two decades, with technology allowing students to access education from anywhere at any time. This, however, has been fast tracked due to the impact of Covid-19...

17 Jul 2020

Covid-19 and its impact on South Africa's higher education institutions: going online
Covid-19 and its impact on South Africa's higher education institutions: going onlineArticle

As we continue to witness the massive impact Covid-19 has on life as we knew it, education, academic and personal development must continue, an opinion by Sydney Malla - director of Abantu Educational Consultancy...

Issued by Abantu Education Consulting 13 Jul 2020

Multimodal teaching crucial to continued learning
Multimodal teaching crucial to continued learningArticle

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, says multimodal teaching is the only way continued learning can take place in the Covid-19 context...

9 Jul 2020

Enabling business development with cloud technology
Enabling business development with cloud technologyArticle

Cloud connectivity allows us to approach business activities differently. From managing data and operational processes more effectively to providing access to all areas of the business...

Marius Burger 6 Jul 2020

Nile University of Nigeria joins Honoris network
Nile University of Nigeria joins Honoris networkArticle

Known for its strong academic credentials and best-in-class faculties, the Nile University of Nigeria is the latest institution to join the Honoris United Universities network, it was announced today, 2 July 2020...

2 Jul 2020

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