Education

Kegaugetswe Pinky Motsomi, graduate of tertiary institution, Monash South Africa, is a firm believer in her personal ethos that where a person comes from does not necessarily define where they are going.

South Africa’s power crisis threatens to leave a permanent impact on the country’s educational progress, particularly on learners, schools and higher education institutions with resource challenges.

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) has developed a national fraud register, which lists individuals who have committed qualifications fraud.

About 68 000 grade 12 learners from schools across Gauteng have started the Secondary School Intervention Programme

Two universities have formed a partnership to further research, teaching and learning, post-graduate studies and community engagement.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has encouraged parents to keep up their participation in the School Governing Body elections.

Business leaders need to be open to being challenged if they want to succeed in an era of low growth, says UCT GSB Professor Walter Baets.

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says the implementation of the 1+4 teacher development plan, aimed at boosting performance in the senior phase, will go ahead.

Progress on the construction of Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley will come under the spotlight when Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana visits the site.

The GMAT is a daunting first step towards an MBA, but its benefits go beyond getting you into the school of your choice.

More than 100 000 National Certificate Vocational certificates have yet to be presented to students.

The inspirational project known as 'Men in the Making' is celebrating the graduation of two South African students.

Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande has approved the establishment of nine Community Education and Training Colleges

The Gauteng Department of Health has urged youngsters keen to study medicine in Cuba to apply for bursaries as the 20 March closing date to accept applications looms.

Northlink College will be the first College in South Africa to open a 3D Printing Academy.

Government says it has continued to make strides in improving access to higher education and training for students from poor families through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

With technology levelling the playing field between companies, human capital development has become essential for businesses wishing to sustain a competitive advantage as well as those that are regarded as being focused on the future.

The Bookery, an NGO that creates and supports fully functional school libraries in South Africa, is set to open a library at Heatherdale Primary School on Monday, March 16.

Thoughtful and compassionate managers are more effective and help to create engaged employees.

Engen Petroleum revealed the names of its top students for 2014 in the Engen Maths & Science School (EMSS) programme.

Five competent and financially deserving students received bursaries in Maths and Science from the Nordex Education Trust, which is the CSI arm of leading global wind energy company Nordex.

South Africa’s outstanding teachers, who go beyond the call of duty, were honoured during the annual National Teaching Awards.

Open days and orientation days have more value than meets the eye.

In 2012, NSFAS allocated R45.5 million in bursaries to 1 368 students with disabilities. This was increased to R69.9 million in 2014, with 1 383 students benefiting as at 12 February 2015.

The Department of Basic Education has welcomed the increase in the funds allocated to education by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene in the 2015 Budget.

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