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Oxbridge Academy evolves with new online courses

Following their vision of making excellent education accessible, private distance learning college Oxbridge Academy has expanded their range of online courses

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 3 hours ago

UJ opens African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science

The African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (ACEPS) was officially launched at the University of Johannesburg on Friday, 19 May 2017

Free online course to better understand WannaCry

Alison has launched a free certificate online course that teaches how to avoid the WannaCry virus and explains the concepts behind these attacks

3 days ago

UCT business school customised offering rated as fastest growing in world

UCT GSB has claimed its place in the 2017 Financial Times rankings of the world's top customised executive education offerings, beating competitors from as far afield as France, Canada, Italy, Norway and Belgium

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 days ago

Lewis Pugh swaps Speedo for academic gown at UCT

Lewis Pugh, renowned for his endurance swims in icy seas to promote marine conservation, has accepted the position of Adjunct Professor in International Law at University of Cape Town

18 May 2017

Bosch education initiative to reach more schools

Bosch will continue to sponsor the dedicated robotics lab at the Deutsche Schule Pretoria (DSP), which makes it possible for the robotics programme to be available to a wider circle of learners in the Pretoria area outside the DSP community

18 May 2017

Why spelling and handwriting are still critical in a digital world

Parents often query why schoolchildren need to learn handwriting and spelling in a digital age of typing and spellcheck

17 May 2017

No plans to privatise NSFAS

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has disputed rumours that he is planning to privatise or hand over the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to the bank

17 May 2017

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

What a new university in Africa is doing to decolonise social sciences

It's not often that you get to create a new university from scratch

By Jess Auerbach 16 May 2017

Apply for Wits MIT Global Start-up course 2017

Wits University is inviting applications for participation in its MIT Global Start-up Labs Programme, hosted in conjunction with MIT Sloan School of Management

16 May 2017

SUSE Academic Program opens doors to open source education

The new SUSE Academic Program has been launched to make open source software, training curriculum, tools and support available to all learning institutions

16 May 2017

CityVarsity, Gauteng Film Commission partner to provide financial aid to students

CityVarsity has entered into a new partnership with the Gauteng Film Commission to provide twenty lucky students with an education sponsorship every term

16 May 2017

Educating tomorrow's leaders with SchoolMedia

One of the stands at the recent Rand Easter Show gave an easy-to-absorb timeline history of the Castle of Good Hope. Khethi Ngwenya, managing director of SchoolMedia, explains how and why they brought the idea to life

By Leigh Andrews 15 May 2017

Chevron to invest R3.6 million in STEM centre

Chevron will invest R3.6 million into a new facility for the Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Education in Durban

15 May 2017

New Hortgro bursaries top R3.7 million

This year, Hortgro is contributing R3.7 million in bursaries and training at higher education institutions nationwide

15 May 2017

Open Day is 20 May

Get first-hand experience of the life of an Open Window student

Issued by Open Window Institute 15 May 2017

Call to enter - EduWeek Award nominations closing soon

Entries for the 2017 EduWeek Awards, a highlight of the annual EduWeek conference and exhibition, will remain open till 19 May

15 May 2017

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#OneShow2017: Ross Chowles on keeping students' attention

I chatted to Ross Chowles, our own South African born and bred ex-creative director of The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, now an advertising lecturer at Michigan State University, at the One Club's One Show Educators' Summit as part of their Creative Week.

By Ann Nurock 9 May 2017

How to make every day World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 27 Apr 2017

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