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Superhero teacher awarded in annual Teacher's Day competition
Superhero teacher awarded in annual Teacher's Day competition

Acting Principal of Orient Heights Primary, Perumal Govender has been named the national winner of the Woolworths Educational Programme and MySchool's 2017 Teacher's Day competition

3 days ago

Student funding body fails to meet objectives
Student funding body fails to meet objectives

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) increased the number of students it funded by 9% in the 2016-17 financial year, but the technically complex roll-out of its student-centred model led to the organisation failing to meet nearly half of its strategic objectives and performance indicators

By Michelle Gumede 3 days ago

ReadytoWork programme to employ 2,000 youth
ReadytoWork programme to employ 2,000 youth

Absa, in collaboration with Lulaway, will be training 4,000 youth in the Absa 'ReadytoWork' programme, and will place 2,000 of these young people in employment

3 days ago

Trainers awarded for improving skills in the public sector
Trainers awarded for improving skills in the public sector

Minister for Public Service and Administration Faith Muthambi presented awards to dedicated public service trainers during the public service trainers' forum (PSTF) 19th conference Tuesday night

19 Oct 2017

Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers
Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers

Coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child, Mastercard recently launched the African leg of its Girls4Tech programme

19 Oct 2017

Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed
Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed

Uzwelo Bags was launched with the goal of making a meaningful difference in terms of the challenges South Africa's disadvantaged communities face

By Sindy Peters 19 Oct 2017

Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group.
#BODJHB: A disconnect between business and purpose

Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group, opened day one of Business of Design in Johannesburg this morning, reflecting on the past year, which has been an extraordinary year for them with new ventures and a massive amount of hiring in a short space of time

By Jessica Tennant 19 Oct 2017

Moringa School to host women's coding course
Moringa School to host women's coding course

Kenyan coding academy Moringa School is to host a female only edition of its “Moringa Prep” introduction to coding course, with the aim of graduating more women developers

By Gabriella Mulligan 18 Oct 2017

Over 100 special needs schools in Gauteng
Over 100 special needs schools in Gauteng

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the province has 120 schools that caters for learners with special needs

18 Oct 2017

L-R: Carine Munting, UNICEF partnership manager; Leon Meyer, GM at The Westin; Marilize van Niekerk, executive secretary to the GM; Sandra Bisin, UNICEF chief of communication and partnerships; and Jeremy Harris, radio personality and event MC.
Westin-Unicef Charity Ball raises another R1m in 2017

This year's Westin-Unicef Charity Ball, hosted by The Westin Cape Town on Saturday, 14 October, matched the previous year's donations, raising R1m.

18 Oct 2017

Flight Centre Foundation looks to tackle poverty through education
Flight Centre Foundation looks to tackle poverty through education

The Flight Centre Foundation aims to break the cycle of poverty through education, running a number of relevant programmes

By Sindy Peters 17 Oct 2017

Respublica to open new student res in Bloemfontein in 2018
Respublica to open new student res in Bloemfontein in 2018

Built by the Respublica Student Living Fund, a new purpose-designed student residence will be ready for occupation in January 2018

17 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 art

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

By Robin Fredericks 17 Oct 2017

#TransportMonth sees free training for 200 truck drivers
#TransportMonth sees free training for 200 truck drivers

In support of Transport Month, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is offering free driver training to 200 Mercedes-Benz truck drivers

17 Oct 2017

Robots ready for second AfrikaBot 2017
Robots ready for second AfrikaBot 2017

Around 40 teams from Gauteng schools are ready to hit the Zwartkops International Raceway with their robots on Saturday, 22 October 2017, for the second AfrikaBot competition

17 Oct 2017

Changing the dreamer's education through art and music
Changing the dreamer's education through art and music

Kurt Minnaar, founder of Dreamer Education, has been making strides in education with his unconventional teaching methods

By Robin Fredericks 16 Oct 2017

Mount Kenya University, RwandAir partner to promote aviation industry
Mount Kenya University, RwandAir partner to promote aviation industry

Mount Kenya University Rwanda recently entered a memorandum of understanding with RwandAir in a bid to strengthen the field of academic training and research

16 Oct 2017

Curro fledgling Stadio buys Milpark Business School in with Brimstone
Curro fledgling Stadio buys Milpark Business School in with Brimstone

Stadio is buying Milpark Business School for R320m in partnership with Brimstone, the recently listed tertiary education group announced on Friday

By Robert Laing 13 Oct 2017

Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill published for comment
Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill published for comment

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will today publish the Draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill in the Government Gazette, for public comment

13 Oct 2017

Engen contributes R100K to Community Chest
Engen contributes R100K to Community Chest

The 12th Mayoral Charity Golf Day took place earlier this month at the Port Elizabeth Golf Club

13 Oct 2017

Air Tanzania signs MoU with Ethiopia on pilot training
Air Tanzania signs MoU with Ethiopia on pilot training

Air Tanzania Company Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ethiopian Aviation Academy, aimed at helping Tanzanian pilots and engineers undergo capacity building training in Ethiopia

By Iddy Mwema 13 Oct 2017

New Dean of Humanities for CUT
New Dean of Humanities for CUT

Professor Nosisi Nellie Feza has been appointed as the new Dean of Faculty of Humanities for the Central University of Technology, Free State, effective 1 October 2017

12 Oct 2017

2017 SAIPA National Accounting Olympiad winners
2017 SAIPA National Accounting Olympiad winners

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) named Juanè Cronje, from Die Hoërskool DF Malan in the Western Cape, the winner of the 2017 annual National Accounting Olympiad at a Gala Awards evening held in Johannesburg on 10 October

11 Oct 2017

Lee Richardson
Highlighting the importance of training the gaming workforce

As anticipation grows for the first edition of Gaming Africa which takes place from 24-25 October 2017, Lee Richardson, chief executive and founder of Gaming Economics, outlines the importance of training

11 Oct 2017

AfricArena tech innovation conference kicks off next month
AfricArena tech innovation conference kicks off next month

AfricArena, described as the largest tech innovation conference for startups and investors hosted on African soil, will take place from 6-7 November 2017 at the Century City Conference Centre

11 Oct 2017

Winners of 2017 FEDHASA Cape Youth Bursary
Winners of 2017 FEDHASA Cape Youth Bursary

FEDHASA Cape has announced the three recipients of its 2017 Youth Bursary as Nolubabalo Matiwane, Khayakazi Mabefu and Yanga Ndayi

10 Oct 2017

Higher Education Transformation Network calls for release of Fees Commission report
Higher Education Transformation Network calls for release of Fees Commission report

The Higher Education Transformation Network (HETN) has called on President Jacob Zuma to "urgently" release the final report of the Fees Commission

By Nomahlubi Jordaan 10 Oct 2017

Be great, in order to build greatness in others
Be great, in order to build greatness in others

Chris Jordan offers some tips about what to keep in mind when teaching radio broadcasting to your students

By Chris Jordan 10 Oct 2017

EduWeek 2017 award winners
EduWeek 2017 award winners

Education conference and exhibition, EduWeek hosted its prestigious annual awards event in Cape Town on Wednesday

6 Oct 2017

Wavebreak Media
New medical school slated for Eastern Cape

Nelson Mandela University (NMU) will open South Africa's ninth medical school in 2020 with its first class of 100 aspiring doctors

By Joan van Dyk 6 Oct 2017

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