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Protector targets suspected fraud at AgriSeta
Protector targets suspected fraud at AgriSeta

The Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSeta) has become the latest training authority to be embroiled in allegations of maladministration, corruption and inefficiency

By Bekezela Phakathi 2 days ago

How technology is opening new doors for neuro-atypical learners
How technology is opening new doors for neuro-atypical learners

One of the main effects of rapid digitisation is personalisation and customisation that gives consumers what they need, when they need it - and that extends to those whose needs differ from the norm

By Claudia Swartzberg 2 days ago

Images from Open Design CT’s World Design Day 2017 event.
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 3 days ago

Online applications for Gauteng schools open 2 May
Online applications for Gauteng schools open 2 May

The Gauteng Department of Education has announced the admission period when parents must start with online applications for the 2018 academic year

26 Apr 2017

First PhD in isiXhosa lauded
First PhD in isiXhosa lauded

Hleze Kunju has been hailed for breaking barriers in academia after becoming the first person at Rhodes University in the Eastern Cape to write a PhD in his mother tongue

26 Apr 2017

Microsoft releases results on South African education survey
Microsoft releases results on South African education survey

At the annual BETT Middle East 2017 event, Microsoft released the findings from a new education survey of nearly 50 educators in South Africa

26 Apr 2017

South African Green Schools Programme launches
South African Green Schools Programme launches

The inaugural South African Green Schools Programme has been in Polokwane as a pilot project

26 Apr 2017

The MEC for the Gauteng education department, Panyaza Lesufi, introduces the new brand ambassadors for this year's Schools’ SleepOut.
Creating conscious capital with CEO SleepOut 2017

This year, the CEO SleepOut will be the SheEO SleepOut, with only women leaders spending the night on the lawns of the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the venue for this year's event which will take place 22 June.

By Danette Breitenbach 26 Apr 2017

Ntabeni Primary School
Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools addressed literacy rights of rural children

The Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools team celebrated World Book Day by addressing the literacy rights of rural children

26 Apr 2017

International recognition for two Wits University academics
International recognition for two Wits University academics

Time magazine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences have recognised the scholarship of two Wits University academics - Professor Glenda Gray and Professor Achille Mbembe

25 Apr 2017

‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'
‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'

Between East and West: Africa's economic transformation will create a third centre of global power, according to a new ‘Afro-Optimism' series

By Brett Parker 25 Apr 2017

BDO Inter-School Quiz fourth round winners
BDO Inter-School Quiz fourth round winners

Durban Girls High School have earned a place in the 2017 BDO Inter-School Quiz final after winning the fourth regional round of the competition

24 Apr 2017

NMMU students face expulsion
NMMU students face expulsion

Dozens of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University students could be forced to drop out of their studies and leave the university should the institution find them guilty of #FeesMustFall-related crimes

By Siyamtanda Capa 24 Apr 2017

Four tips to survive and succeed at university
Four tips to survive and succeed at university

Some of the most important lessons students will learn at college or university won't be in the classroom

21 Apr 2017

Centre for Entrepreneurship to empower Free State youth
Centre for Entrepreneurship to empower Free State youth

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu on Friday launched the Centre for Entrepreneurship in Welkom, Free State, saying such a centre will promote entrepreneurship as a career of choice

21 Apr 2017

Absa increases university scholarships to R210 million
Absa increases university scholarships to R210 million

The Barclays Africa Group's 2017 CEO Scholarship Fund has increased to R210 million, allowing 3,000 university students, across its 10 African markets, to receive scholarships for the current academic year

21 Apr 2017

Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute. Image source:
Minister Zokwana reaches out to agri colleges

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana is set to visit agriculture colleges as part of Government Imbizo Focus Week

21 Apr 2017

NSFAS rejects 2,000 appeals
NSFAS rejects 2,000 appeals

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has rejected the appeals of more than 2,000 students against their unsuccessful applications for study funding in the 2017 academic year

By Michelle Gumede 20 Apr 2017

Learnerships key to combating youth unemployment
Learnerships key to combating youth unemployment

With 50.9% of the country's youth unemployed, more focus should be placed on how youth can enter the job market without a formal tertiary qualification to contribute positively to the country's economy.

20 Apr 2017

R7bn boost for university infrastructure
R7bn boost for university infrastructure

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has announced major new investment in university infrastructure, which will see government spending R7 billion on a range of projects countrywide

20 Apr 2017

Bangladesh trains teenage girls to fight cyber crime
Bangladesh trains teenage girls to fight cyber crime

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Bangladesh on Tuesday began training thousands of teenage girls to fight cyber crime, citing an "alarming" rise in social media-related abuses mostly targeting adolescents.

20 Apr 2017

UFS academic awarded BRICS research funding
UFS academic awarded BRICS research funding

Dr Thulisile Mphambukeli, lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning at UFS, has been awarded a R150,000 research grant by the South African BRICS Think Tank

19 Apr 2017

Support the love of reading this World Book Day
Support the love of reading this World Book Day

The national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, Nal'ibali is giving away books to the value of R250,000 to its literacy development partners in honour of World Book Day on 23 April 2017, and is calling on the public to help increase that

19 Apr 2017

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The marketer of the future

Today's traditional media is rapidly evolving towards the marketing of the future. The ‘brandscape' has changed dramatically in a short space of time and marketers are struggling to keep pace with the new environment

By Dr. Ludi Koekemoer 19 Apr 2017

Textbooks adopt inclusive approach to diversity
Textbooks adopt inclusive approach to diversity

The interim report released by the Basic Education Ministerial Task Team (MTT) has found that textbooks used in South African schools generally adopt a mildly inclusive approach to diversity

19 Apr 2017

Education needs to update to global skills inclusion in curricula
Education needs to update to global skills inclusion in curricula

The 2016 report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) revealed that educational institutions worldwide are failing to equip learners with the global competencies they will need to be employable in coming years

19 Apr 2017

Department issues college certificates from backlog to 2007
Department issues college certificates from backlog to 2007

The Department of Higher Education and Training has released about 233,000 National Certificate (Vocational) certificates out of the outstanding 236,000 at TVET colleges

By Michelle Gumede 18 Apr 2017

Varsity has six months to hire LLB lecturers
Varsity has six months to hire LLB lecturers

The Walter Sisulu University has six months to hire required academic staff to teach LLB or face losing accreditation to offer the course

18 Apr 2017

Education crucial for Africa - Tony Blair
Education crucial for Africa - Tony Blair

Part of attracting investment to a country is education

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Apr 2017

Abel Sithole
MBA students encouraged to view Africa from a new perspective

Addressing attendees at a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Africa, Abel Sithole, senior research associate at the Institute of Futures Research (IFR) of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), asked “What is Africa to you?”

13 Apr 2017

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