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Mon, 10 Jan 2011President Zuma announced a step towards free university education in his annual ANC January statement in Polokwane. From this year students who qualify for funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme and are in their final year at a public university will receive a loan equivalent to the full cost of study - which will not have to be paid back if the student graduates.
Sat, 08 Jan 2011Among home learners who received at least two years of home education, the 2010 matric pass rate was 94%, with 65% receiving university exemption. This tendency confirms extensive research in other countries that found that children perform better the longer they are homeschooled, says Bouwe van der Eems, a trustee of the Pestalozzi Trust. The Pestalozzi Trust has been providing legal protection for thousands of homeschooling families for over twelve years.
Thu, 16 Dec 2010National business and management training company Business Development Unit, formerly known as Business Studies Unit (BSU), has announced a new partnership with PE-based Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Business School. Through the new deal the NMMU Business School will be epanding to KZN through a certification and accreditation agreement with Business Development Unit.
Wed, 15 Dec 2010The Labour Minister has announced that major reforms to the country's labour laws will be published in draft form on Friday 17th December. The Minister characterised the changes to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Labour Relations Act, and other labour laws as 'far reaching'. Tha national government has been attempting to clamp down on labour brokers and other atypical employment practices.
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010As a Further Education and Training institution, Central Johannesburg College's mandate is to help people in the margins of society by bringing them into the mainstream through vocational training. Their recent Job Fair was held to create a platform for youth with vocational qualifications to meet prospective employers in a neutral environment.
Mon, 10 Jan 2011Faculty Training Institute, leading education provider, has launched a master class in Object Orientated Design with Patterns course designed especially for systems analysts, developers, business architects and systems designers. The course will help IT professionals gain an in depth understanding of object-orientated design practices and techniques.
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