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.
FNB Business and Endeavor South Africa have shortlisted the finalists for the FNB Business Innovation Awards 2017. The awards are aimed at businesses that are able to demonstrate real innovation that has the potential to change the way an industry operates both locally and internationally.
Many schools in Southern Africa are functioning in tough situations. Poverty, a lack of resources and poor or non-existent basic services all combine to make a less than ideal environment for education. But a number of schools in Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho and South Africa display incredible resilience - a concept steeped in indigenous knowledge systems.
Liesel Ebersöhn 25 May 2017
Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) wants half of all schools to offer African languages to learners.
The long-awaited launch of the revamped Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome is imminent and Iziko will finally open the doors of this unique new facility to the public on Saturday, 27 May 2017. The new Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome will offer perspective-3D edutainment and a unique experience unlike anything local audiences have ever encountered before.
The brand-new Johannesburg-based fashion design college, Fashion Academy Network (FAN), has opened its admission doors for its first intake of students in 2018. Headed up by directors Dr Braam Kruger, Kgomotso Moloantoa and Julian Smith, the dedicated fashion school aims to offer its students focused, personal attention as it guides them through all facets of the fashion world.
Shan Radcliffe 24 May 2017
The Mpumalanga Department of Education has set aside over R1 billion for infrastructure related to the sector.
Earlier this week, the Zenex Foundation and the Western Cape Dept of Education launched a high school project focused on improving maths, science and English at 10 disadvantaged schools in the metropole north and east education districts in the Western Cape.
The South African Medical Association (Sama) has called on the department of education to act swiftly to deal with allegations of fraud and corruption at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN).
Top executives in South Africa and the rest of the world may no longer consider an MBA the postgraduate qualification of choice but research into the leadership landscape in key economic hubs in Africa shows that top African execs throughout the continent still choose to pursue an MBA.
Private distance learning college Oxbridge Academy has expanded their range of online courses. Following their vision of making excellent education accessible, the college continues to provide convenient options and solutions for young students, working students, and students who cannot afford transport and exorbitant fees.
Oxbridge Academy 22 May 2017
The African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (ACEPS) was officially launched at the University of Johannesburg on Friday, 19 May 2017.