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4 most popular distance learning courses for 2020
4 most popular distance learning courses for 2020Article

Four vocational qualifications are fast emerging as the most popular courses for distance learning students this year...

23 Jan 2020

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020
Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020Article

As the world continues to change around us, so does the need to keep up. No matter what stage of life you are in, learning never ends...

Issued by Rosebank College 23 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

Disappointing matric results? 6 ways to get back on track
Disappointing matric results? 6 ways to get back on trackArticle

Matrics from the Class of 2019 who failed, didn't perform optimally, or didn't get the results they needed to pursue their chosen field of study should not despair, as there is a range of options available to them to address the situation, education experts say...

8 Jan 2020

Busting 3 myths that discourage the pursuit of learning
Busting 3 myths that discourage the pursuit of learningArticle

There are thousands of young people who are convinced that gaining the necessary skills to fill vacant positions are out of their reach...

22 Oct 2019

Marketing the future: Unlocking the human element in a digital world
Marketing the future: Unlocking the human element in a digital worldArticle

A data science expert, mind science practitioner and advertising strategist walk into a bar... When that trio actually comprises Shavani Naidoo of Primedia, Anne Thistleton of Light Consultancy and 'everyone's favourite ad commentator' Andy Rice, it must be the bar at IMM Graduate School's second annual 'marketing the future' event...

Leigh Andrews 11 Sep 2019

FutureLearn buys College SA
FutureLearn buys College SAArticle

PSG Group's subsidiary, FutureLearn has acquired vocational education provider, College SA, in a bid to broaden its offering in the distance learning market...

12 Aug 2019

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How data science in and for Africa can blaze new trailsArticle

Many of the disruptive, game-changing innovations that are grounded in data science are intended to improve people's quality of life as well as the efficiency of processes and services...

Wim Delva 2 Aug 2019

Study finds emotion recognition could be used to improve learning experiences
Study finds emotion recognition could be used to improve learning experiencesArticle

Several challenges exist in computer science education and more needs to be done to cater for the current and upcoming demand for computer science within higher education...

22 Jul 2019

Industry 4.0 requires a shift to Education 4.0
Industry 4.0 requires a shift to Education 4.0Article

In an industrial setting, Industry 4.0 is a term analysts use to describe the automation and data exchange used in manufacturing technologies...

Bez Sangari 5 Jul 2019

New academic council for Honoris
New academic council for HonorisArticle

Honoris United Universities has established the 'Honoris Academic Council' and appointed a new independent board member in an effort to boost the sharing of academic best practices and to develop a broad 'employability agenda' designed around entrepreneurial and workplace skills and credentials...

29 May 2019

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Botho University creates distance learning programmes in NigeriaArticle

Botswana's Botho University has launched distance learning programmes in Nigeria, following on the success of its four campuses in three SADC region countries...

17 Apr 2019

Read Institute expands ECD career options
Read Institute expands ECD career optionsArticle

The Read Group has announced the launch of The Read Institute, a South African training provider in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) arena...

4 Apr 2019

AfricaOnline appoints new MD
AfricaOnline appoints new MDArticle

AfricaOnline, Ghana's ISP and a Gondwana International Networks (GIN) subsidiary, has appointed Foster Plender as its managing director...

1 Apr 2019

Surfline partnership to provide free Wi-Fi to public libraries in Ghana
Surfline partnership to provide free Wi-Fi to public libraries in GhanaArticle

Ghanaian operator Surfline Communications has partnered Ghana Library Authority (GhLA) to provide free Wi-Fi connectivity to members of public libraries in the Greater Accra Region...

22 Feb 2019

IIE distance, online learning at Rosebank College
IIE distance, online learning at Rosebank CollegeArticle

Studying through distance allows you the flexibility to upskill yourself and do other things such as work, it is worth mentioning that textbooks for those studying IIE distance/online qualifications are included.

Issued by Rosebank College 18 Feb 2019

9 trends shaping SA education in 2019
9 trends shaping SA education in 2019Article

Local and international factors continue to influence the local education sector, with the economy, technology and employer needs playing ever-increasing roles in the way South Africa's education landscape is being shaped...

Dr Nhlanhla Thwala 2 Feb 2019

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5 things to consider when choosing to study after matricArticle

For all high-school learners, the National Senior Certificate represents the gateway to further study. But what exactly are the options available to the average South African student and, more importantly, does one size fit all...?

Dr Naresh Veeran 28 Jan 2019

Cultivating conscious leadership
Cultivating conscious leadershipArticle

As one of the largest and most prestigious business schools in Africa, with over 10,000 students, the Johannesburg Business School (JBS), led by professor Lyal White, has a clear focus on African management and leadership in the local and global context...

Issued by UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG 21 Jan 2019

Ethical leadership in Industry 4.0
Ethical leadership in Industry 4.0Article

The Johannesburg Business School (JBS) offers innovative programmes that are expertly designed to develop effective, ethical and enterprising African leaders...

Lyal White, Issued by UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG 18 Jan 2019

Africa in the global economic context
Africa in the global economic contextArticle

The Johannesburg Business School (JBS) believes it has an important role to play in futureproofing Africa and her leaders, and is building programmes and a professional teaching staff with this specific goal in mind...

Lyal White, Issued by University of Johannesburg 17 Jan 2019

UP, AFMA establish Africa's first feed mill research facility
UP, AFMA establish Africa's first feed mill research facilityArticle

The University of Pretoria and the Animal Feed Manufacturers Association have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to the value of R50m...

13 Dec 2018

#Newsmaker: ACA CEO Mathe Okaba
#Newsmaker: ACA CEO Mathe OkabaArticle

Following Mathe Okaba's appointment as CEO of the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) a few months back, we thought we'd find out how she's getting on in her new position...

Jessica Tennant 29 Nov 2018

New cardiac simulation lab to revolutionise medical training
New cardiac simulation lab to revolutionise medical trainingArticle

The UFS School of Biomedical Sciences' has introduced a state-of-the-art Cardiac Simulation laboratory to its clinical simulation and skills unit...

25 Sep 2018

Local tourism growth unlocks industry careers for students
Local tourism growth unlocks industry careers for studentsArticle

As South African and African tourism continues to rise, more students are opting for a career in the industry as opportunities grow...

1 Aug 2018

Highest graduate numbers revealed
Highest graduate numbers revealedArticle

False Bay TVET College hosted its annual awards and diploma ceremony to acknowledge students who excel in their respective programmes and celebrate those who have graduated...

Issued by False Bay College 30 May 2018

Stemming the medical brain drain in Africa
Stemming the medical brain drain in AfricaArticle

Africa carries roughly a quarter of the burden of the world's diseases, but only 1.3% of the world health workforce, so the ongoing brain drain remains a concern...

28 May 2018

Technical Matric opens doors to practical careers
Technical Matric opens doors to practical careersArticle

Despite thousands of South Africans struggling to find employment because they never finished school, few are aware of the option of completing a Technical Matric...

27 Mar 2018

International recognition for new distance education learning system
International recognition for new distance education learning systemArticle

FutureLearn estimates that there are currently around 90,000 home-education learners in the schooling phase in South Africa, of which more than 16,000 makes use of their products and services...

Issued by Optimi 23 Feb 2018

Rob and Sam Paddock, co-founders of GetSmarter | Photographer: Terry Levin
#DesignIndaba2018: Getting smarter at partnering by designArticle

Brothers and co-founders of GetSmarter, Sam and Rob Paddock addressed Design Indaba delegates on how partnering at the student, as well as the employee and executive, level has not only increased their course completion rate but resulted in the turnaround of the business...

Jessica Tennant 22 Feb 2018

Regent Business School signs an MOU with the Egyptian Higher Education Ministry
Regent Business School signs an MOU with the Egyptian Higher Education MinistryArticle

Regent Business School has signed a memorandum of understanding with Egypt's Higher Education Ministry, paving the way for the establishment of a campus in Cairo...

Issued by Regent Business School 22 Dec 2017

Villa and Monash SA join hands for instructional reform
Villa and Monash SA join hands for instructional reformArticle

A partnership between agricultural company, Villa, and academic institution, Monash South Africa promises to lend a new face to agricultural higher education in South Africa...

Lynette Louw 24 Nov 2017

Success league: Here's who won at the 2017 National Business Awards
Success league: Here's who won at the 2017 National Business AwardsArticle

Where are you most likely to find the winners of this year's National Business Awards - known as the 'Oscars of South African business' - a year from now? Well, dominating the 2% of South Africa's economy that is forecast to grow in 2018...

Issued by Topco Media 22 Nov 2017

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