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DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher education
DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher educationArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology has commended the appointment of three new Deputy Directors-General (DDGs), saying it will ensure stability at senior management level in the department...

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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

UKZN's Neeshailin Naicker selected regional winner in 34th Corobrik architectural awards
UKZN's Neeshailin Naicker selected regional winner in 34th Corobrik architectural awardsArticle

Neeshailin Naicker from the University of KwaZulu-Natal has been selected as a regional winner in the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards...

21 Apr 2021

Egyptian architects win Al-Nouri Mosque International Architecture Competition in Mosul
Egyptian architects win Al-Nouri Mosque International Architecture Competition in MosulArticle

The winners have been announced for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Al-Nouri complex in Mosul, Iraq. Launched in November 2020, the competition was a major component of Unesco's ambitious project for the rehabilitation of the ancient city, Revive the Spirit of Mosul.

16 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Natasha Mkhize, brand and marketing manager at Curro
#BehindtheBrandManager: Natasha Mkhize, brand and marketing manager at CurroArticle

Natasha Mkhize, brand manager for the Curro network of schools, shares with us the value of growing up with a strong role model, and explains what it takes to market not just a 'moment', but a lifetime experience...

Shan Radcliffe 14 Apr 2021

Free inaugural T4 Education Teacher Tech Summit - all educators welcome
Free inaugural T4 Education Teacher Tech Summit - all educators welcomeArticle

The inaugural T4 Education Teacher Tech Summit will recognise the leading role teachers have played in developing digital and educational solutions during the pandemic...

12 Apr 2021

SDG 17: The key behind ensuring our profession remains relevant
SDG 17: The key behind ensuring our profession remains relevantArticle

Every professional, regardless of whether they are an engineer, lawyer, doctor or accountant, exists to serve society...

Chantyl Mulder, Issued by SAICA 6 Apr 2021

State-of-the-art school for special needs learners opens in KZN
State-of-the-art school for special needs learners opens in KZNArticle

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has marked the official opening of the state-of-the-art Pholela Special School at Bulwer in the Harry Gwala District Municipality...

30 Mar 2021

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

10 lessons for the classroom from 12 months of Covid
10 lessons for the classroom from 12 months of CovidArticle

Stacey Brewer, co-founder and CEO of Spark Schools, shares 10 lessons she's learned over the past 12 months...

Stacey Brewer 24 Mar 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

Education takes time - but we must act now to safeguard the future of education
Education takes time - but we must act now to safeguard the future of educationArticle

Over the years we've seen how, through education, people from the most challenging situations have managed to break out and change their circumstances...

Finbiz2030 SDG 4 task team, Issued by SAICA 12 Mar 2021

5 ways to start your SDG journey in 2021
5 ways to start your SDG journey in 2021Article

As industry and technology advance, as new markets, populations and global health risks grow and as natural resources diminish, informed consumers and investors are calling on businesses to step up...

12 Mar 2021

Christel House opens admissions for first ever Gr RR class
Christel House opens admissions for first ever Gr RR classArticle

Admissions for the July 2021 intake of Grade RR students are officially open at Christel House South Africa, a non-profit no-fee school based in Ottery, Cape Town...

10 Mar 2021

Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment Trust
Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment TrustArticle

June 2020 saw Omni HR formalise its partnership with the WYE Trust, after working in partnership with the organisation since its inception in 2018...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 2 Mar 2021

Highs and lows - the class of 2020
Highs and lows - the class of 2020Article

Despite the class of 2020's individual success, serious issues remain with the quality of academic outcomes in SA, warns Saica's Chantyl Mulder...

Issued by SAICA 24 Feb 2021

Hlayisani Growth Fund successfully secures R350m
Hlayisani Growth Fund successfully secures R350mArticle

Hlayisani Growth Fund (HGF) has announced its first close at R350m to invest into high-growth, high-impact businesses...

23 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

Akademia wins CIMA Excellence Award
Akademia wins CIMA Excellence AwardArticle

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) distinguishes Akademia for its outstanding contribution to the accounting profession...

Issued by CIMA 8 Feb 2021

Coding for girls: a glimmer of hope in a coding boot camp
Coding for girls: a glimmer of hope in a coding boot campArticle

In early December 2020, a 10-day coding boot camp, organised by the UN Economic Commission for Africa and...

Dr Mwarumba Mwavita 4 Feb 2021

4 ways tech can uplift SA's economy and future
4 ways tech can uplift SA's economy and futureArticle

Unemployment in South Africa has hit a record high of more than 30%, according to the most recent government Quarterly Labour Force Survey. However, the tech sector finds itself uniquely positioned to rebuild the economy...

Riaz Moola 1 Feb 2021

How blockchain could help the world meet the UN's global goals in higher education
How blockchain could help the world meet the UN's global goals in higher educationArticle

Improving quality of life for people globally means investing in education...

Rory McGreal 20 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemployment
#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemploymentArticle

There are many factors affecting the global youth unemployment crisis. Tackling the situation starts with offering equal access to quality education...

Gabriel Hamuy 6 Jan 2021

Africa Teen Geeks launches free coding and robotics holiday programme for kids
Africa Teen Geeks launches free coding and robotics holiday programme for kidsArticle

In partnership with Apodytes and Unicef South Africa, Africa Teen Geeks is running a free holiday coding and robotics classes from 4 to 22 January 2021. Classes will be conducted virtually in Zoom, the Ms Zora platform and YouTube...

Issued by Africa Teen Geeks 4 Jan 2021

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

Ford partners with YFM, donates R500,000 to Save the Children
Ford partners with YFM, donates R500,000 to Save the ChildrenArticle

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has dedicated extensive resources to assist communities and humanitarian organisations involved in helping the most vulnerable members of our society...

Issued by YFM 99.2 14 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

How to help learners get a head start on 2021
How to help learners get a head start on 2021Article

The impact of Covid-19 on South Africa's schools is likely to be felt well into the start of the 2021 academic year...

Edwell Gumbo 4 Dec 2020

Local NPO looks to niche skills development to help address employment crisis
Local NPO looks to niche skills development to help address employment crisisArticle

In 2021, Salesian Institute Youth Projects is set to launch a NEETs programme that aims to help marginalised youth off the streets and into training that will ensure their employability through skills development and internships.

4 Dec 2020

The Snapplify Foundation, iSchoolAfrica and Saray Khumalo partner to make profound impact on education
The Snapplify Foundation, iSchoolAfrica and Saray Khumalo partner to make profound impact on educationArticle

The Snapplify Foundation has joined iSchoolAfrica and award-winning mountaineer Saray Khumalo in setting up nine digital libraries for disadvantaged schools across South Africa's nine provinces...

Issued by Snapplify 26 Nov 2020

Restoring dignity in our schools - World Toilet Day 2020
Restoring dignity in our schools - World Toilet Day 2020Article

World Toilet Day (WTD) is an official United Nations International Observance Day on 19 November. Raising awareness about the 4.2 billion people living without access to safely-managed sanitation, this Observance Day aims to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 20 Nov 2020

Red & Yellow teams up with the Loeries to drive meaningful change
Red & Yellow teams up with the Loeries to drive meaningful changeArticle

The Red & Yellow Creative School of Business in Cape Town has joined forces with Africa and the Middle East's premier award as the official education partner of the Loeries...

Issued by Loeries 17 Nov 2020

ECD: Building blocks for lifelong learning
ECD: Building blocks for lifelong learningArticle

South Africa has the goal of universal access to a full range of early childhood development (ECD) services in 10 years' time. To meet this target, we will need more than 100,000 additional early learning teachers and 40,000 new venues for three- to five-year-olds alone, say education experts...

12 Nov 2020

UJ positioned as a leader in 4IR
UJ positioned as a leader in 4IRArticle

HKLM's research aimed to measure certain variables linked to UJ's brand and to track changing market perceptions over time in order to allow the agency to develop a benchmark and tracking measure to assess perceptions in the future...

Issued by HKLM 10 Nov 2020

Exeo Capital, SGI acquire Pearson Institute
Exeo Capital, SGI acquire Pearson InstituteArticle

Pan-African alternative investment firm, Exeo Capital, together with Stellenbosch Graduate Institute (SGI) - a specialist provider of online higher education - have announced their joint acquisition of Pearson Institute of Higher Education...

9 Nov 2020

Marketing degree bursary on offer from Abey Mokgwatsane
Marketing degree bursary on offer from Abey MokgwatsaneArticle

The ACA has a vested interest in addressing transformation within the industry and the economic barriers to attaining qualifications in the advertising profession, and is pleased to announce that it has secured funding from well-known industry professional Abey Mokgwatsane, to administer a bursary on his behalf...

Issued by Association for Communication and Advertising 19 Oct 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

Countdown to Trialogue Business in Society Virtual Conference
Countdown to Trialogue Business in Society Virtual ConferenceArticle

Covid-19 has greatly exacerbated the pressing socio-economic issues facing South Africans and many of the country's most astute and informed corporate, non-profit, government and academic leaders will engage this month (13 and 14 October) on how to address these challenges...

Issued by Trialogue 2 Oct 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

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

Adopting a project-based approach to education
Adopting a project-based approach to educationArticle

Recently Sizwe Nxasana spoke at SAICA's Future of Education webinar about his chain of affordable schools, and whether his innovative methods can be adopted at tertiary and post-CA(SA) qualification levels...

Issued by SAICA 25 Sep 2020

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Mining industry's commitment to SDGs mostly rhetoricArticle

With just 10 years left to achieve the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - and as one of the few sectors with links to all 17 - the mining industry has a significant role to play...

23 Sep 2020

Times Higher Education ranks NWU among top six universities in South Africa
Times Higher Education ranks NWU among top six universities in South AfricaArticle

The latest rankings of world universities by Times Higher Education (THE) are another feather in the cap for the North-West University (NWU)...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 8 Sep 2020

Looking for the right ed-tech partner?
Looking for the right ed-tech partner?Article

The global education-technology market has grown rapidly in the last ten years, morphing from R8,6bn in venture-capital funding in 2010 to R121bn in 2019...

2 Sep 2020

Accelerating Africa's digital future
Accelerating Africa's digital futureArticle

As a continent with very high potential for growing economies, how can African countries accelerate their digital adoption and leapfrog into a new era of socio-economic prosperity?

Fadi Pharaon 31 Aug 2020

Dr Nombasa Tsengwa, executive head of coal operations, Exxaro
#WomensMonth: Empowering women to survive and thrive beyond 2020Article

In the wake of the global pandemic, a murky 'shadow pandemic' has emerged from which no country is immune...

Nombasa Tsengwa 31 Aug 2020

Woza Matrics provides free TV-based support for learners
Woza Matrics provides free TV-based support for learnersArticle

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has launched 'Woza Matrics', a free-to-air television initiative aimed at supporting the matric learners of 2020 following disruptions caused by Covid-19...

25 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Tugba Abadan, head of Africa at Paxful, finds success in the crypto space
#WomensMonth: Tugba Abadan, head of Africa at Paxful, finds success in the crypto spaceArticle

As one of Paxful's brightest young leaders, Tugba Abadan is helping the global next-generation peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin marketplace bring financial inclusion to the underbanked and unbanked...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Aug 2020

Accounting for sustainability - BCom students get behind the UN SDGs
Accounting for sustainability - BCom students get behind the UN SDGsArticle

BCom CA-stream students are being challenged to put together a business case for a community-based project that works towards solving one or more of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals...

Issued by SAICA 17 Aug 2020

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