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Majority cut for Curro's Stadio in SA school with stake in Namibian venture

Curro's tertiary education arm Stadio has acquired 74% of the Southern Business School (SBS), the latest regional acquisition as the company continues a strategy to expand its geographical reach in the tertiary education sector

By Karl Gernetzky 12 hours ago

WITSReview named joint winner of international award

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, based in Washington, DC, has announced that WITSReview is the joint winner in the external audience print newsletter category, for its December 2016 issue

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Crowdfunding initiative to support student education

Standard Bank is supporting a new crowdfunding initiative aimed at significantly enhancing access to education for students countrywide

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Youth in Tourism Imbizo: Tourism has the potential to alleviate youth unemployment

Tourism has the potential to create opportunities that will contribute to alleviating youth unemployment, poverty, and inequality

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#YouthMonth: Making agriculture a viable career choice for the African youth

The shortage of skilled people in the sector is growing, while the number of students enrolling in agriculture-related training continues to decrease

By Howard Blight 2 days ago

Tourism industry offers hope for SA's unemployed youth

While many see it as a space for tour guides or front-of-house hotel workers, it now encompasses a variety of career options including opportunities for advertising, marketing and design, financial management, IT and tech and more

2 days ago

Africa Code Week to train half a million young Africans

Africa Code Week 2017 was officially launched in Mauritius this week. Now in its third year, the event aims to spread coding literacy among African youth, with a target of 500,000 across 35 African countries

2 days ago

Inaugural Africa Science Week launches in SA

The Next Einstein Forum, an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, will be launching NEF Africa Science Week, to be held in Pretoria and Limpopo from 26 - 29 June 2017.

3 days ago

UJ announces 2016 South African Literary Award shortlist

The English Department at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) has named the nominees for the The University of Johannesburg Prize for South African Writing in English published in 2016

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#YouthMonth: Debunking the myths about nuclear

The class of 2017 must remember and take heed of the example set by the youth of 1976, who understood the importance of education

19 Jun 2017

EduWeek 2017 to launch Africa TradeXchange

As part of the growth of EduWeek, this year sees the launch of the event's newest addition, the Africa TradeXchange, which will take place a day ahead of the main event

19 Jun 2017

UJ to compile manual to guide decolonisation of curriculum

Through dialogue and later the publication of a book in the form of a manual, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) is planning to decolonise its curriculum and make it more Pan-African

By Kgaugelo Masweneng 19 Jun 2017

Partnership helps female farmers, youth bridge the unemployment gap

As the girls' interest in farming grew and with quite a few interested in setting up cooperatives, Khulisa decided to seek additional opportunities and with the support of the Monsanto Fund, enrolled 28 girls at Buhle Farmers Academy

19 Jun 2017

Research indicates universities' reliance on high foreign donations

Against the background of Youth Month and the national crisis in higher education, Inyathelo, the South African Institute for Advancement in Cape Town, has released its Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education in local universities

More Cape Town schools to get Entrepreneur Societies

The SA Teen Entrepreneur Foundation will be expanding its rollout of Entrepreneur Societies to more high schools across Cape Town this year

19 Jun 2017

Code4Change aims to reach 300,000 learners by 2020

#CodeClimbers have created a crowdfunding campaign to raise R100,000 for Code4Change to bring coding to three schools in Gauteng

19 Jun 2017

Harnessing the skills of the future

Whitney Houston perhaps summed it up best when she crooned about the children being our future

By Sharon Piehl 16 Jun 2017

Launch of interactive online tool to track young people's wellbeing

In celebration of Youth Day, UCT researchers at the Poverty and Inequality Initiative (PII) are launching an interactive online tool, Youth Explorer, that provides a range of information on the status and wellbeing of South Africa's young people

15 Jun 2017

Canada to teach computer coding starting in kindergarten

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian schoolchildren will soon start learning computer coding and other digital skills from kindergarten through to high school

15 Jun 2017

'Schools are so violent teachers live in fear'

Twenty percent of South Africa's teachers believe that schools are violent places and suspect their students and colleagues are armed

By Katharine Child 15 Jun 2017

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International

Student loans holding you back from achieving your entrepreneurial dreams?

The student loan debt issue is a national crisis. Not only is it preventing young millennials from enjoying financial freedom in their personal lives, but, in many cases, it's also making it more difficult to achieve business success.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jun 2017

Harvard Business School selects Relate as one of its Field Global Partners

The non-profit social enterprise, the Relate Trust was chosen as a “Field Global Partner” by Harvard Business School (HBS) to host a team of its students in Cape Town for one week as part of a required first-year course at HBS called the Field Global Immersion.

8 Jun 2017

IBM Watson, Sesame Workshop launch cognitive vocabulary learning app for kids

In Georgia, US, IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop have piloted their first intelligent play and learning platform on IBM cloud at the Gwinnett County Public Schools, designed to establish evidence of learning at scale.

7 Jun 2017

Harvard gives Zuckerberg honorary degree

WASHINGTON, USA: Thirteen years after dropping out of Harvard University to work on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday finally got his degree - well, sort of.

26 May 2017

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