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NWU's Mahikeng Campus Science Centre receives another mobile lab
NWU's Mahikeng Campus Science Centre receives another mobile labArticle

The Science Centre on the North-West University's (NWU's) Mahikeng Campus recently received its second state-of-the-art mobile science laboratory, courtesy of the Sasol Foundation...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 28 Apr 2021

How online study can be a solution for you
How online study can be a solution for youArticle

Online learning offers a number of advantages - none bigger than the fact that training can take place anywhere and anytime. These advantages include...

Issued by Wits Plus 14 Apr 2021

TAS launches podcasts for teachers
TAS launches podcasts for teachersArticle

The Answer Series (TAS) has launched its first ever subject specific podcasts for teachers in South Africa. It is called Subject Scoop or SS in short...

8 Apr 2021

Juta & Co's new online multimedia textbooks offer interactive learning experience
Juta & Co's new online multimedia textbooks offer interactive learning experienceArticle

Juta & Co has developed a series of highly accessible multimedia online textbooks to enable SA students access to affordable and reliable educational resources...

29 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

Work, study and live: Finding balance
Work, study and live: Finding balanceArticle

With the improvement in infrastructure in South Africa and data costs becoming affordable, why not study online? We expect the demand for online studies to grow in 2021...

Issued by Rosebank College 11 Mar 2021

7 tips to support your students (and yourself) in 2021
7 tips to support your students (and yourself) in 2021Article

The worldwide pandemic affected schools in all locations - classrooms emptied, playgrounds and sportfields went quiet - leaving the meeting place for loud play and enthusiastic learning a mere shell of the busy hives they once were...

9 Feb 2021

Gauteng, KZN ready for the new school year
Gauteng, KZN ready for the new school yearArticle

Schools in both Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal have been given the green light to open their doors to students on 15 February 2021...

3 Feb 2021

NWU alumna makes her mark in the music industry
NWU alumna makes her mark in the music industryArticle

IT graduate and rising Afro-soul star Bonolo Phiri credits the NWU for giving her the tools she needed to succeed in both her IT career and the music business...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 1 Feb 2021

More schools being affected by unpaid fees
More schools being affected by unpaid feesArticle

A growing number of parents with children at fee-paying public schools are finding they can no longer afford school fees, putting further pressure on government's budget allocation for basic education...

28 Jan 2021

Costs and concerns of back-to-school 2021
Costs and concerns of back-to-school 2021Article

As we approach the 'back to school' season in 2021, a survey carried out by Game has found that the biggest concern amongst parents of school-going children (76% of respondents) is whether schools will again be shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

27 Jan 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

Practical application of law is key for post-Covid success
Practical application of law is key for post-Covid successArticle

In 2020 Forbes predicted that Covid-19 would turbocharge transformation of the legal industry, propelling law into the digital age and reshaping its landscape with widespread industry deployment of underutilised technological tools...

Issued by LexisNexis 12 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

First QEF Maths Common Assessment Paper launches
First QEF Maths Common Assessment Paper launchesArticle

Learners from seven primary schools within Komani and surrounds wrote the Queenstown Education Foundation's first ever Gr 7 Maths Common Assessment Paper last week...

3 Dec 2020

How Covid-19 has changed the cost of back-to-school 2021
How Covid-19 has changed the cost of back-to-school 2021Article

Following a year dominated by Covid-19 with its knock-on economic effects, back-to-school 2021 looks different from previous years. Salary cuts and retrenchments have affected many South Africans, and as a result, many parents are more cash-strapped than ever before. These are some of the changes we anticipate, with tips on how parents can navigate this expensive annual exercise...

Kerry Sutherland 25 Nov 2020

Kfm 94.5 celebrates exceptional teachers of the Cape
Kfm 94.5 celebrates exceptional teachers of the CapeArticle

'Kfm Mornings with Darren, Sherlin and Sibs' joins forces with Pick n Pay School Club to recognise hero teachers...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 18 Nov 2020

IMM launches brand-new supply chain management qualifications
IMM launches brand-new supply chain management qualificationsArticle

The IMM Graduate School has added two brand-new, cutting-edge supply chain management (SCM) qualifications to their offering.

Issued by IMM Graduate School 18 Nov 2020

Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalists
Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalistsArticle

The Anzisha Prize has revealed its top 20 finalists for 2020. Winners will be announced at this year's Anzisha Prize Conference on the 27 October 2020...

17 Sep 2020

Investec takes its Promaths programme to the next level under lockdown
Investec takes its Promaths programme to the next level under lockdownArticle

In responding to the coronavirus crisis, Investec wanted to ensure that its flagship maths and science learning programme continued...

Mahlatse Nicolas Mmako and Setlogane Manchidi, Issued by Trialogue 25 Aug 2020

Lockdown highlights need for holistic approach to educating SA's township youth
Lockdown highlights need for holistic approach to educating SA's township youthArticle

"The last four months have thrown open the playbook on how we should be addressing the educational challenges facing [orphaned and vulnerable] learners and students in our townships," says James Donald, CEO for the Tomorrow Trust, a non-profit organisation (NPO) with 15 years' experience in educating under-resourced youth...

3 Aug 2020

Policy options to crack the mother tongue versus English riddle in South African schools
Policy options to crack the mother tongue versus English riddle in South African schoolsArticle

Internationally, education theory favours mother-tongue instruction and recommends that schooling should begin in the language the child knows best, often their mother tongue. Even with limited studies in Africa, evidence in Botswana, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya and South Africa supports this...

Nompumelelo Mohohlwane 31 Jul 2020

Bursary application window extended for learners who want to be a CA(SA)
Bursary application window extended for learners who want to be a CA(SA)Article

For the past 15 years, the Thuthuka Bursary has funded academically talented African and Coloured learners and students who want to become chartered accountants [CAs(SA)]. If you are one of them, don't delay; the applications window for the 2021 intake has been extended until 30 August 2020...

Issued by SAICA 30 Jul 2020

Three saving hacks for higher education
Three saving hacks for higher educationArticle

Saving is a lifestyle choice. Like most things, saving takes practice and discipline. The Savings Institute of South Africa has designated July on the South African calendar as "Savings Month", to promote a culture of saving in South Africa...

Issued by Rosebank College 15 Jul 2020

"It's time to de-advertise advertising" - Sarah Browning-de Villiers, introducing StoryStackr
"It's time to de-advertise advertising" - Sarah Browning-de Villiers, introducing StoryStackrArticle

Since winning Sanlam Group's internal communications business effective February 2020, Machine agency's content marketing division has been hard at work reimagining the Group's internal communications content strategy with its communications team...

Jessica Tennant 13 Jul 2020

Thuthuka: A programme that makes all the difference
Thuthuka: A programme that makes all the differenceArticle

In the 2019 Saica Nation Building Impact Report, Saica CEO Freeman Nomvalo says: "As Saica celebrates its fortieth anniversary this year, we remain committed to our higher purpose of building a better world and illustrating the integral role our noble profession plays in securing the future of our country..."

Lia Labuschagne, Issued by SAICA 30 Jun 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: Liquidity and the economics of advertising
#ACACaresCovid19: Liquidity and the economics of advertisingArticle

In the first episode, industry leaders Thabang Skwambane, MD of FCB Joburg/Hellocomputer and Robbie Brozin, co-founder of global chicken empire Nando's, discuss the topic of liquidity and the economics of advertising. ...

22 Jun 2020

Education assistance for TRC apartheid victims
Education assistance for TRC apartheid victimsArticle

Application for financial assistance to study for the victims of apartheid, their qualifying relatives and dependents are now open...

18 Jun 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 1]
The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 1]Article

Looking around our country and at the lives of our people during this crisis, no one can deny the overwhelming importance of internet access...

Alan Knott-Craig 1 Jun 2020

There's a complex history of skin lighteners in Africa and beyond
There's a complex history of skin lighteners in Africa and beyondArticle

Somali-American activists recently scored a victory against Amazon and against colourism, which is prejudice based on preference for people with lighter skin tones...

Lynn M. Thomas 25 May 2020

Syafunda e-learning goes free
Syafunda e-learning goes freeArticle

SA EduTech company makes online learning possible for rural students...

Issued by Edge Growth 22 May 2020

Deal-making in a virtual world - the working environment post-Covid-19
Deal-making in a virtual world - the working environment post-Covid-19Article

It is difficult to lift one's gaze from the immediate, dramatic impact that Covid-19 has on our working lives and look towards the horizon to see what lies ahead. For those of us not engaged in essential services, however, perhaps now is the time to contemplate our working environment post-Covid-19...

Johan Botes 14 May 2020

#PrismAwards2020: Meet young voice Nombulelo Fox
#PrismAwards2020: Meet young voice Nombulelo FoxArticle

In the run-up to the 23rd Prism Awards to be announced virtually on Friday, 15 May, we chatted to this year's cohort of 'young voices' about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 6 May 2020

Learning for personal development
Learning for personal developmentArticle

Wits Plus offers selected undergraduate degrees as well as a wide range of short certificate courses. Evening classes make all qualifications accessible to working people and busy entrepreneurs...

Issued by Wits Plus 4 May 2020

The rise of digital textbooks: 4 features to look out for
The rise of digital textbooks: 4 features to look out forArticle

When it comes to textbooks, the topic of 'print versus digital' is an ongoing debate. Although each person has their preference, there's no denying that printed materials are somewhat limited in terms of versatility...

Amy Duncan, Issued by EDGE Education 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

Leading SA edtech company, Edge Learning Media, announces name change
Leading SA edtech company, Edge Learning Media, announces name changeArticle

We have made the decision to rebrand the company and have changed our name from Edge Learning Media to Edge Education...

Issued by EDGE Education 21 Apr 2020

Mpumalanga builds seven new schools
Mpumalanga builds seven new schoolsArticle

The Mpumalanga Provincial Government will commence with the construction of seven new schools in five fast-growing towns...

26 Feb 2020

Cengage, Edge Learning Media expand access to learning for SA's tertiary students, instructors
Cengage, Edge Learning Media expand access to learning for SA's tertiary students, instructorsArticle

Cengage and Edge Learning Media's new partnership will see Cengage representing Edge's leading textbook catalogue within the South African public university sector, as well as in Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini...

Issued by EDGE Education 18 Feb 2020

Sasol's 2021 bursary programme open for application
Sasol's 2021 bursary programme open for applicationArticle

Sasol is calling all high-achieving, highly motivated Grade 12 learners, who have plans to study towards an engineering or science degree in the 2021 academic year, to apply for an all-inclusive bursary...

11 Feb 2020

Bursaries from TFG make dreams come true
Bursaries from TFG make dreams come trueArticle

Two young minds can now focus on their studies thanks to all-inclusive bursaries from TFG...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 27 Jan 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

Why Kenya is failing to integrate technology into secondary schools
Why Kenya is failing to integrate technology into secondary schoolsArticle

Kenya's education ministry has proposed that information and communication technology (ICT) - such as computers, laptops, tablets and cameras - be used to help teach certain subjects and improve how students learn...

Jo Tondeur 19 Dec 2019

Flexible learning campus opens for high schoolers in Gauteng
Flexible learning campus opens for high schoolers in GautengArticle

January 2020 will see the opening of the Optimi Campus in Lynwood, Tshwane - billed as a first-of-its-kind flexible campus for Grade 10 -12 learners in Gauteng...

12 Dec 2019

Van Schaik Bookstore to supply primary, high school market
Van Schaik Bookstore to supply primary, high school marketArticle

Van Schaik Bookstore, traditionally a supplier of academic books primarily to tertiary institutions, has significantly increased its offering to target the school market, supplying textbooks, study aids and stationery to schools across South Africa...

11 Dec 2019

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RIP: Prof Sonja Verwey passes awayArticle

Prisa has announced that Prof Sonja Verwey passed away...

28 Nov 2019

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