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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

The higher education experiences of the first wave of Covid-19 infections in South Africa
The higher education experiences of the first wave of Covid-19 infections in South AfricaArticle

Despite the unknown realities of the Covid-19 second wave spread in 2021, Cornerstone Institute is continuing with online teaching and learning...

Issued by Cornerstone Institute 4 May 2021

Sommet Education acquires majority stake of Invictus Education
Sommet Education acquires majority stake of Invictus EducationArticle

Swiss-based Sommet Education has announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Invictus Education, alongside Invictus' historical shareholders...

22 Apr 2021

Comparing the cost of online schooling
Comparing the cost of online schoolingArticle

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, many South African schools now offer the option of online learning, but what are the comparative costs...?

15 Mar 2021

Online learning is an opportunity to meet the needs of struggling students
Online learning is an opportunity to meet the needs of struggling studentsArticle

As many have observed, the Covid-19 pandemic has laid bare many challenges that students face at school and higher education institutions...

Dr Thelma de Jager and Mashupye Herbert Maserumule 8 Mar 2021

Didn't get into university? There are other options...
Didn't get into university? There are other options...Article

So you've finally passed matric but didn't do well enough to get into university? Don't stress, it's not the end of the road...

23 Feb 2021

9 similarities between training for work and a marathon
9 similarities between training for work and a marathonArticle

At the first session of 2021's eLearning Indaba, Thijs van Zundert compared his experience training for a marathon to that of training for work and your career...

Shan Radcliffe 19 Feb 2021

Things to consider before selecting an online institution
Things to consider before selecting an online institutionArticle

Education experts have urged parents and students to carefully consider an institution and its programmes before signing up for online or distance learning...

17 Feb 2021

2021 Anzisha Prize applications now open
2021 Anzisha Prize applications now openArticle

Mastercard Foundation and African Leadership Academy call on young African entrepreneurs to join the Anzisha Prize Fellowship program...

15 Feb 2021

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

Homeschooling vs online schooling - which is the right route for you?
Homeschooling vs online schooling - which is the right route for you?Article

In 2020, the education landscape has changed permanently. Covid-19 has pushed schools, teachers, learners and parents into unfamiliar territory, and many have had to adapt to teaching and learning methods they might not have considered otherwise...

Louise Schoonwinkel 19 Nov 2020

Support for varsity students to complete academic year
Support for varsity students to complete academic yearArticle

The Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Buti Manamela, says the department has rolled out a multi-model approach to support students to regain lost time and finish the academic year...

11 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

How digital came to the rescue
How digital came to the rescueArticle

Coasting through the Covid-19 era has its ups and downs. The scale of disruption has forced communications agencies globally to rethink their strategies, which, for many has meant a radical pivot to be more digital...

Desiree Gullan, Issued by G&G Digital 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

What South Africa's teachers brought to the virtual classroom during Covid-19
What South Africa's teachers brought to the virtual classroom during Covid-19Article

While celebrating this year's World Teachers Day, we should recognise how the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the key role that teachers already play in South Africa's schools...

Mmaki Jantjies 21 Oct 2020

Bridge House, Digemy connect to launch new online high school
Bridge House, Digemy connect to launch new online high schoolArticle

Independent school, Bridge House and award-winning EdTech company, Digemy, have joined forces to create ConnectEd - an Independent Examinations Board (IEB) curriculum online high school which uses a dynamic adaptive learning platform. The school will launch initially for Grades 10 and 11, with other grades to follow next year and into 2022...

19 Oct 2020

Companies should take advantage of this new generation skill...
Companies should take advantage of this new generation skill...Article

The past few months have seen massive disruption to academic years around the globe. Students who started the year on campus may end up finishing it at home. Keeping the academic year going has meant adapting to remote learning for learners and educators. But unlike some of their schoolgoing counterparts (and their parents), the current generation of students has been primed for remote and online learning...

Siphelele Kubheka 12 Oct 2020

New professional learning platform in town
New professional learning platform in townArticle

SkillsTown, a Dutch-based online professional learning platform, has launched a modified version of its offering specifically for the South African market - called SkillsTown South Africa...

6 Oct 2020

Developing teachers to address unequal access to education
Developing teachers to address unequal access to educationArticle

The annual United Nations' (UN) World Teachers' Day to honour one of the world's most essential professions, teaching, was celebrated yesterday, 5 October. Unesco's theme for the 2020 commemoration naturally links to the current education climate, as a result of Covid-19, "Teachers: leading in crisis, reimagining the future".

Professor Patrick Bean 6 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

Parents, do your homework before choosing an online school
Parents, do your homework before choosing an online schoolArticle

Parents and guardians considering online schooling for their children must ensure they properly vet the ability of a school to provide an holistic, meaningful educational experience coupled with excellent academic and emotional support, an education expert says...

8 Sep 2020

Why digital training is increasing globally
Why digital training is increasing globallyArticle

As more organisations implement technology to make learning and training more convenient for their employees, the shift from classroom to online is well on the rise...

2 Sep 2020

Universities join forces to strengthen teaching practicals during Covid-19 and beyond
Universities join forces to strengthen teaching practicals during Covid-19 and beyondArticle

For the first time in South Africa's history, universities that offer teacher education programmes have joined forces to produce a practice-focused module available to all institutions that offer pre-service teacher education programmes...

1 Sep 2020

Dynamic DNA partners with Huawei Cloud on launching digital learning platform
Dynamic DNA partners with Huawei Cloud on launching digital learning platformArticle

Huawei Cloud and Dynamic DNA have collaborated to launch an integrated digital learning platform in response to the education challenges in South Africa...

Issued by Dynamic DNA 19 Aug 2020

Parents, do your homework when it comes to e-learning programmes
Parents, do your homework when it comes to e-learning programmesArticle

Giving your child the freedom to choose content on educational e-learning programmes is like taking them to their favourite takeaway and expecting them to select a salad...

Philip von Ziegler 7 Aug 2020

3 steps to creating a sustainable roadmap for SA's K-12 educators
3 steps to creating a sustainable roadmap for SA's K-12 educatorsArticle

Now is the time to invest in virtual learning platforms and teacher training programmes.

Robert Speed 5 Aug 2020

Oxbridge Academy grows African footprint
Oxbridge Academy grows African footprintArticle

Oxbridge Academy, the distance learning brand of the JSE-listed education provider ADvTech, has increased its footprint into three additional countries - Kenya, Zambia and Ghana...

27 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

How educational brands can remain relevant to the new world of work
How educational brands can remain relevant to the new world of workArticle

Distance education was perhaps considered to be a bland and uninspiring learning journey back in the 1980s - virtually incomparable to today's distance education model, which has been transformed into a very rich and rewarding learning experience...

Professor Zaheer Hamid 13 Jul 2020

Fighting cybercrime made fun with CyberStart Game
Fighting cybercrime made fun with CyberStart GameArticle

SANS Institute has made CyberStart Game available to teach young adults and students to fight cybercriminals...

9 Jul 2020

SAS offers free online learning for registered students
SAS offers free online learning for registered studentsArticle

Mindful of the ever-increasing demand for qualified data scientists, SAS is offering its customised e-learning portal, Software Certified Young Professionals free of charge to any interested student currently enrolled at a university or higher degree-granting institution...

1 Jul 2020

Reimagining education with interactive learning and reliable connectivity
Reimagining education with interactive learning and reliable connectivityArticle

As South Africa emerges from its extended national lockdown in a phased approach, educational institutions across the country are faced with a difficult and complex task. There is clearly an urgent need to re-institute onsite teaching and kickstart curriculums, yet the pandemic continues to pose a grave threat to public health...

Jacques du Toit 1 Jul 2020

Reengineering education in a changing landscape
Reengineering education in a changing landscapeArticle

When the Covid-19 pandemic arrived on our shores earlier this year, Old Mutual's seven-year Education Flagship Project (OMEFP) had come to a close (in December 2019), and we were applying our minds to a new strategy for our CSI work in education...

Kanyisa Diamond, Issued by Trialogue 30 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Digital transformation isn't a nice-to-have, it's a basic need
#LockdownLessons: Digital transformation isn't a nice-to-have, it's a basic needArticle

Sylvester Ratlabala, OneConnect CEO, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 29 Jun 2020

Global EdTech trends for online learning during and post Covid-19
Global EdTech trends for online learning during and post Covid-19Article

The stress placed on parents, teachers, and the education system due to the current global pandemic has reshaped how school children learn at an exceptional rate due to Covid-19. Leading global artificial intelligence powered online math programme, Smartick, has seen over 150% growth of subscribers worldwide since March 2020 when schools closed their doors in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus...

26 Jun 2020

Accredited online learning | Pilot
Accredited online learning | PilotArticle

Omni is proud to announce its online and e-Learning accreditation extends to both the Services SETA and Wholesale and Retail SETA. The company has subsequently enrolled two learner cohorts to complete the pilot programmes...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 19 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: 5 tips to keep learning on track
#YouthMonth: 5 tips to keep learning on trackArticle

According to the Guardian: "the 'corona class of 2020' was the most exposed age group to the likely unemployment surge caused by the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. Fortunately, the digital age we live in offers numerous resources to give them a step up...

Kalnisha Singh 15 Jun 2020

Community and collaboration: How Regent Business School ensures uninterrupted learning during the lockdown
Community and collaboration: How Regent Business School ensures uninterrupted learning during the lockdownArticle

As a result of strategic collaborations, digital innovation and a community-focused ethos, Regent Business School offers students a comprehensive digitally-supported online learning platform, with data-free access to key learning portals for students using MTN and Cell C simcards...

Issued by Regent Business School 8 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things
#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate thingsArticle

Rebecca Pretorius, Country Manager at Crimson Education, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 29 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunities
#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunitiesArticle

Professor Mandla Makhanya, Vice Chancellor of Unisa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the higher education institution is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 28 May 2020

NSFAS students urged to use allowances to buy devices
NSFAS students urged to use allowances to buy devicesArticle

Students receiving aid from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) have been urged to use their learning material allowances to purchase learning devices so they can learn remotely during lockdown...

26 May 2020

Curro launches online education solution
Curro launches online education solutionArticle

Independent education provider, Curro Holdings is launching Curro Online - the group's first online school that aims to offer a flexible yet structured education model, with classes taught by current Curro teachers...

22 May 2020

Free online learning with Udemy through DStv
Free online learning with Udemy through DStvArticle

As South Africans continue to adjust to new ways of living and working, MultiChoice South Africa is expanding its value by giving DStv customers access to 600 free courses offered by Udemy until the end of July...

20 May 2020

What are the cyber risks of online schooling?
What are the cyber risks of online schooling?Article

With lockdown forcing schools and tertiary institutions to take learning online, a plethora of new risks are facing children, families and learning institutions...

Doros Hadjizenonos 4 May 2020

I am a TVET lecturer. Here are suggestions for helping teachers and learners during Covid-19
I am a TVET lecturer. Here are suggestions for helping teachers and learners during Covid-19Article

I am a lecturer at a TVET college and as Covid-19 has interrupted our year, my concern is for our students. Teachers around the world have moved online, posting lessons and material on the various available platforms...

Sean Butler 30 Apr 2020

Pearson offers MyPedia access to learners for free during lockdown
Pearson offers MyPedia access to learners for free during lockdownArticle

As South Africa endures a lengthy and indefinite lockdown, Pearson South Africa continues to keep learning alive with free online education resources. To support Grade 4-12 learners, Pearson has extended this offering by making available an adapted version of its MyPedia learning platform until 31 May 2020...

29 Apr 2020

Alternative approaches to fast-track recovery of school learning
Alternative approaches to fast-track recovery of school learningArticle

Our lives as we know it will never be the same again because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The education system, among other sectors, will be subjected to changes in the provisioning of teaching and learning...

Professor Thidziambi Phendla 29 Apr 2020

Should universities receive a stimulus package from government during Covid-19?
Should universities receive a stimulus package from government during Covid-19?Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has created profound disruptions in our economy and society. Due to these new challenges, most universities have decided to move from face-to-face classes to online teaching (more accurately defined as emergency remote teaching and learning) so as to complete the 2020 academic year, and to prevent the spread of the virus...

Prof Francis Petersen 24 Apr 2020

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