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The Gauteng Education Department made its last call to learners who have not yet registered but wish to write supplementary examinations, to register by Friday.

You may have your heart set on obtaining a university degree, but what if there is a more effective way to achieve your dreams of success in the corporate world?

Students who have been turned away by universities should not be discouraged as they can still apply at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges

The latest Financial Times ranking of global MBAs ranked the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) at 52 in the world, this shows the school offers one of the best value for money MBAs in the world and its graduates are also among the top 20 earners internationally.

Mpumalanga Education MEC Reginah Mhaule says schools in the province will be supported according to their specific needs to ensure that they improve their results.

Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande has commended the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) for heeding government’s call for higher learning institutions to partner with Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges.

Learners across the Eastern Cape will be starting the school year in newly built schools thanks to the Department of Education Eastern Cape commitment to improve the learning and teaching environments for pupils.

Thousands of prospective students are currently making two of the biggest decisions of their lives: deciding where to study and what to study.

This school year, the learners and teachers at Umhloti Primary School in Verulam, KwaZulu Natal will join the global tech savvy community, learning to adapt to the modern tools used in everyday lives, thanks to their new Solar Powered PC Lab.

The practice of allowing foreign students to enter higher education institutions in South Africa has become a controversial one as space in universities becomes more limited each year.

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education is putting in place strategies to improve the overall performance of schools across the province, paying more attention to grade 12 learners.

One of the biggest challenges facing the education sector are the staggering failure and drop out rates in higher education institutions, particularly amongst first year students.

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is offering individuals that show potential in entrepreneurial talent an opportunity to develop as responsible entrepreneurs by applying for the university Fellowship opportunity

Again this year, hundreds of thousands of disappointed students will be turned away by the handful of universities in South Africa that can simply not accommodate the demand from prospective first-year students qualified for admission to university. Fortunately, there is a smart solution for savvy students, and it is a solution that also offers a host of benefits.

New market research shows Malema is a hero to many because he is seen to speak the truth. Malema’s popularity highlights that society is craving good old-fashioned straight-talk from its leaders.

In a world where higher education is key to employability, what will become of the half-million South African learners who failed to get matric in 2014? Many people realise that tertiary education is vital if South Africa has any hope of remaining one of Africa’s leading economies.

Deputy President Cyril Ramphosa recently launched the "Big Switch On” project by the Gauteng Department of Education, a step that is expected to improve the quality of education in South Africa.

Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says there are 425 095 opportunities available to the matric class of 2014 in the country’s universities and training institutions.

Applications for the Sasol Bursary Scheme are now open for the 2016 intake. Hard working and innovative thinkers enrolled in Grade 12 this year are invited to apply from the 12 January 2015. The closing date for applications is 31 March 2015.

The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande revealed that there were approximately 425 095 opportunities available to matriculants within the Post School Education and Training system.

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