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#StartupStory: Zomila is tackling the South African education system
#StartupStory: Zomila is tackling the South African education systemArticle

Zomila, a mobile platform, is tackling the massive issue of guiding students in their after school careers...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Sep 2019

Gorilla, Joe Public United jog to Loeries for a good cause
Gorilla, Joe Public United jog to Loeries for a good causeGallery

Durban-based digital agency Gorilla has joined Joe Public United on its 700km jog from Johannesburg to the Loerie Awards in Durban. The One Stride at a Time initiative is aimed at raising funds for One School at a Time - this year's fundraising efforts have been set at R1m.

22 Aug 2019

Hey, Presto! Get your free study hack guides this Youth Day
Hey, Presto! Get your free study hack guides this Youth DayArticle

In celebration of Youth Day, Presto Academy will be giving away their study hacks guide (worth R100) for free to all learners in South Africa on 16 - 17 June 2019...

14 Jun 2019

GIBS Executive Education | Again ranked number 1 in executive education in South Africa and Africa by Financial Times
GIBS Executive Education | Again ranked number 1 in executive education in South Africa and Africa by Financial TimesArticle

University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has again been ranked by the esteemed UK Financial Times as the top provider of executive education, not only in South Africa but also across the African continent...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 4 Jun 2019

PSG-linked education merger to boost tech-based learning in SA
PSG-linked education merger to boost tech-based learning in SAArticle

Two leading players in South Africa's education space are combining forces in a merger that is set to bolster tech-driven learning solutions in the country...

Issued by FutureLearn 9 Apr 2019

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Why character-driven animation is vital to the future of workplace education in South AfricaArticle

Thanks to accelerated technological change, no company can hope to survive if it doesn't properly equip its employees to deal with the challenges of the contemporary workplace. Workplace education is no longer a nice-to-have, it's a necessity...

Glenn Gillis 28 Mar 2019

The right to education is pivotal to creating an inclusive South Africa
The right to education is pivotal to creating an inclusive South AfricaArticle

On Human Rights Day on 21 March, the Adopt-a-School Foundation (AAS), a partner entity of Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation (CRF), drew attention to the rights of children to quality education...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 22 Mar 2019

When academic writing no longer pays, writing stops
When academic writing no longer pays, writing stopsArticle

The Copyright Amendment Bill in its current form will undermine the quality of higher education in South Africa...

Prof Sihawukele Ngubane 17 Mar 2019

Education, risk and reputation and innovative finance among key themes at Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2019
Education, risk and reputation and innovative finance among key themes at Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2019Article

The annual Trialogue Business in Society Conference brings together development stakeholders from the corporate, non-profit, government, academic and media sectors to share lessons and innovations for enhanced and lasting impact in development...

Issued by Trialogue 5 Mar 2019

Special focus on collaboration in education at The Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2019
Special focus on collaboration in education at The Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2019Article

The annual Trialogue Business in Society Conference brings together development stakeholders from the corporate, non-profit, government, academic and media sectors to share lessons and innovations for enhanced and lasting impact in development...

Issued by Trialogue 5 Mar 2019

Reaching for Africa's highest peak to build a library for Qhobosheane Primary School
Reaching for Africa's highest peak to build a library for Qhobosheane Primary SchoolArticle

On 26 February 2019, the Adopt-a-School Foundation hosted the #Kili4Kids Climbers Press Launch. Twenty volunteers are set to begin their hike of Mount Kilimanjaro on 11 March 2019...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 5 Mar 2019

SA making strides in Early Childhood Development
SA making strides in Early Childhood DevelopmentArticle

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and Angolan Education Deputy Minister on Tuesday visited the Esikhisini Primary School in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria, to observe the strides being made in South Africa to improve learning outcomes at the Early Childhood Development phase...

27 Feb 2019

Judge Albie Sachs to deliver keynote address at Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2019
Judge Albie Sachs to deliver keynote address at Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2019Article

Trialogue, a consultancy that focuses on corporate responsibility issues, has announced Judge Albie Sachs as the keynote speaker at its upcoming Business in Society Conference, taking place in Johannesburg on 16 and 17 April...

Issued by Trialogue 7 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

What does SA education need to succeed in 2019?
What does SA education need to succeed in 2019?Article

The recent release of the 2018 Matric results has been a culmination of a challenging academic period in the South African education sector. This is so because it's characterised mostly by issues of ill-discipline, disruption of teaching and learning...

Koketso Marishane 9 Jan 2019

Looking beyond matric with NewBridge
Looking beyond matric with NewBridgeArticle

As the province's 2018 matriculants await their final examination results, some of the thought leaders in the field of education are debating their futures and the new offerings available from the private sector...

Issued by Symbiotic Communications 8 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Top 11 trends in South African education
#BizTrends2019: Top 11 trends in South African educationArticle

Higher Education in South Africa has undergone many changes over the past few decades, with local and global trends continuing to influence the sector...

Yusuf Karodia 5 Jan 2019

Regent Business School unveils iLeadLAB
Regent Business School unveils iLeadLABArticle

RBS has unveiled its new initiative aimed at empowering young people with core skills and competencies to creatively bridge the gap between education and the demands of the 21st century workplace...

Issued by Regent Business School 4 Dec 2018

FutureLearn welcomes Aunyana Moloisane as new CBDO
FutureLearn welcomes Aunyana Moloisane as new CBDOArticle

Guided learning provider, FutureLearn, recently welcomed Aunyana Moloisane as their new chief business development officer...

Issued by FutureLearn 21 Nov 2018

How many students want to go to varsity and other schooling insights...
How many students want to go to varsity and other schooling insights...Article

Cambridge International's new research has revealed that 85% of South African students aspire to continue their studies at university once they have left a school...

21 Nov 2018

Accelerated Reader Intervention Programme
Accelerated Reader Intervention ProgrammeArticle

Illiteracy is one of the major challenges that African countries grapple with and South Africa is no exception. In 2016 South Africa was ranked last in the International Reading Literacy Study (Pirls) survey...

Carol Dwyer and Russell Chisango, Issued by False Bay College 5 Nov 2018

The 'old boys club' and glass ceilings for women in the SA news media
The 'old boys club' and glass ceilings for women in the SA news mediaArticle

The 2018 Glass ceiling report on women in the South African news media shows that female journalists still battle sexist and patriarchal attitudes, lower wages, less opportunities for ascension to managerial positions, and are increasingly targets of online harassment...

Prof. Ylva Rodny-Gumede 31 Oct 2018

Technology can change the face of learning for SA's youth
Technology can change the face of learning for SA's youthArticle

South Africa needs to undergo a learning revolution to keep up with the demands of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

13 Sep 2018

BMW SA to donate BMW X3s to local NGOs and universities
BMW SA to donate BMW X3s to local NGOs and universitiesArticle

BMW Group South Africa is celebrating the start of production of the BMW X3 in South Africa by donating locally built BMW X3s...

3 Sep 2018

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South Africa's university students face a crisis: nearly a third go hungryArticle

There is a common perception that students represent the elite, and so cannot possibly suffer from hunger...

Stephen Devereux 30 Aug 2018

Technology in education
Technology in educationArticle

If we truly want to achieve successful outcomes with the use of technology in the classroom, we need to understand what outcomes we want, and then work our way back from that...

Alan Goldberg 29 Aug 2018

Image supplied. L to R: Chad Nelson, Eugene Nkundlande, Jarrod Pretorius, Wesley Wolf, Michelle Mckenna, Katlego Ditlhokwe, Chan-Yue Ma, Tshepo Mogorosi, Laurie Sloan, Dave McCullough, Jed Mowat. Missing: Matthew Quarta.
#Loeries2018: Joe Public on running for the creative futureArticle

When you think of Loeries Creative Week, you're likely to picture glitzy award nights and networking with industry colleagues over drinks in Durban. If you work at Joe Public United, it's more likely a picture of sweat and the satisfaction of improving SA's creative future...

Leigh Andrews 31 Jul 2018

What every student should know about the NQF and course accreditation
What every student should know about the NQF and course accreditationArticle

Terminology related to education in South Africa can often be very confusing, particularly when learners and prospective students need to consider the National Qualifications Framework...

Dr Felicity Coughlan 25 Jun 2018

South Africa's oldest business short course celebrates its 100th intake
South Africa's oldest business short course celebrates its 100th intakeArticle

The Programme for Management Development at the UCT Graduate School of Business is the longest continuously running business short course in South Africa and this September it celebrates its 100th intake...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 18 Jun 2018

Professor Jimmy Volmink
Rethinking health sciences educationArticle

A new study addresses the full value chain in health sciences education...

18 Jun 2018

PropertyFox shares new school feeder zones guide
PropertyFox shares new school feeder zones guideArticle

Having commissioned research into South Africa's feeder zones and catchment area policies, PropertyFox has released its first...

15 Jun 2018

New partnership to develop SA's tech talent
New partnership to develop SA's tech talentArticle

A new partnership between MultiChoice SA and the University of Pretoria aims to develop and sustain scarce Artificial Intelligence, and specifically Machine Learning technology skills...

28 May 2018

PSG's FutureLearn acquires Media Works in deal to bolster lifelong education in SA
PSG's FutureLearn acquires Media Works in deal to bolster lifelong education in SAArticle

Guided learning provider FutureLearn, a subsidiary of financial services group PSG, has wholly acquired South Africa's leading adult education and training specialists, Media Works...

Issued by FutureLearn 15 May 2018

Why CSI should be an extension of company culture
Why CSI should be an extension of company cultureArticle

Companies are realising that corporate social investment (CSI) should no longer be viewed in isolation as a stand-alone portfolio, but rather an integral part of a sustainable business plan...

Issued by Ackermans 13 Feb 2018

Eastern Cape's education system starts to Growsmart
Eastern Cape's education system starts to GrowsmartArticle

Growthpoint Properties' education initiative, Growsmart - in collaboration with the Eastern Cape Department of Education - launched for the first time in 60 Eastern Cape schools yesterday, 7 February 2018...

8 Feb 2018

Building education on solid early development foundation
Building education on solid early development foundationArticle

Basic education is once again in the spotlight following the release of the matric results by the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga...

10 Jan 2018

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

Juta and Company acquires a controlling share in Future Managers
Juta and Company acquires a controlling share in Future ManagersArticle

The Competition Commission has unconditionally approved a deal whereby Juta and Company (Juta) acquires a controlling share in Future Managers, effective as of 1 February 2017.

Issued by Juta and Company 22 Nov 2017

Home education and the BELA Bill - What you need to know
Home education and the BELA Bill - What you need to knowArticle

Impaq takes a closer look at what the proposed bill will mean for home education...

Issued by FutureLearn 10 Nov 2017

From left to right: Ready D, Neo Muyanga, John Gilmore, and Jason Storey,
Maths meets art - connecting two divided worldsArticle

Vanguard: A month where math meets art, was created with the aim to connect ideation, dialogue and collaboration between education and the arts...

Robin Fredericks 26 Oct 2017

From left to right: Principle School of Hope, Jesrael Jacobs, Laura Collura, Yaseera Adonis, Ashley Visagie and Kurt Minnaar.
Education in South Africa - improving the system with artArticle

The month-long exhibitions, titled Vanguard: A month where math meets art, was created with the aim to connect ideation, dialogue and collaboration between education and the arts and includes...

Robin Fredericks 17 Oct 2017

#WomensMonth: Illiteracy rates among women are falling: why isn't this good news?
#WomensMonth: Illiteracy rates among women are falling: why isn't this good news?Article

Functional illiteracy rates in South Africans over the age of 20 are on the decline. But, this doesn't necessarily point to either a satisfactory education system or an equitable employment environment...

Jackie Carroll 10 Aug 2017

M-education can speed up learning, participation
M-education can speed up learning, participationArticle

With many students using their mobile phones to access information, rather than laptop or tablet, education institutions are encouraged to support the integration of mobile devices and apps in formal and informal learning environments...

8 Aug 2017

South African schools to be digitally connected by 2018
South African schools to be digitally connected by 2018Article

At the second Education Conversations event of 2017, held at the University of Johannesburg Soweto Campus on 25 July, Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Enver Surty, said every South African school would be digitally connected by 2018...

3 Aug 2017

Lessons from the ground for better schools
Lessons from the ground for better schoolsArticle

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says schools must study the Schools that Work II report to learn new lessons from the ground that can improve education in South Africa...

12 Jul 2017

#YouthMonth: How Repurpose Schoolbags give a child choice, not charity
#YouthMonth: How Repurpose Schoolbags give a child choice, not charityArticle

Since its launch in 2013, Rethaka has manufactured and distributed 10,000 Repurpose Schoolbags in six African countries, recycling 400,000 plastic bags in the process...

Sindy Peters 29 Jun 2017

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