Education

Different schools in parts of South Africa today started Africa Day celebrations by singing the African Union (AU) anthem at special assemblies, following a directive issued by the Department of Basic Education (DBE).

The Department of Higher education and Training continues to intensify its fight against bogus Colleges

South Africa’s tablet roll-out at public schools in Gauteng has already been hit by thefts, propelling the education department to throw millions of Rands at the problem by recalling 88 000 tablets in order for it to enhance security features.

Deputy Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Buti Manamela, has called for the youth to be educated and skilled so they can build a better future for Africa.

One year after its inaugural programme, entrepreneurial ‘game’ The Biggest Deal Challenge will open for applications this month (May).

According to a recent study an holistic approach to education has delivered groundbreaking results among poverty-stricken pupils.

The management of schools piloting the Twinning of Schools Programme in Gauteng say they are excited about sharing facilities and human resources amongst their schools to help learners achieve more in education.

Everybody uses a combination of their senses to learn and retain information. However we all have a dominant sense that we rely on to interpret new material.

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has announced that the department will regrettably be withdrawing a total of 88 000 tablets from schools across the province following the recent spate of burglaries.

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says transformation in institutions of higher learning will be his main focus in the current financial year.

The education sector is experiencing positive transformation as organisations explore new ways of reaching those in need.

Unemployment rates in South Africa averaged 25.25% from 2000 until 2014 according to Statistics SA.

The Mpumalanga Education Department has requested all learners who wrote the 2015 National Senior Certificate (NSC) supplementary examination in February/March this year to collect their statements of results from their schools.

Planning to study further is one of the most important choices you will ever make. But not everyone has the means to pay for tertiary studies.

An amount of R32 million has been allocated towards Mzansi Libraries On-Line, which provides free internet connectivity for all South Africans through public libraries.

The quality of education in South Africa is a big worry for many parents, particularly those who cannot afford the exorbitant cost of sending a child to a private school

The ongoing challenges faced by the education sector in South Africa, and across the continent, have precipitated the need for even greater collaboration and synergy between the private and public sectors to address existing issues.

Graduates from the North-West University have been encouraged to contribute positively to the development of the country by Director General in the Presidency and Secretary of Cabinet, Dr Cassius Lubisi.

In a bid to close the equity gap government is focusing on online access and learning as the leading solution.

The GIBS Annual CareerExpo is aimed at both learners and educators and is expected to draw over 2500 participants.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says her department plans to introduce a new school exit level certificate to address the skills shortages and unemployment in the country.

Pupils and teachers at Forest Town School for Learners with Special Needs have been given iPads to empower them with technological skills.

Acclaimed author and creative strategist Timothy Maurice Webster will share his insights on personal branding.

It’s been described as South Africa’s most ambitious school infrastructure development programme that is set to change the face of school infrastructure across the country.

The last 10 years has seen mobility effectively sweep away the digital divide, ensuring that previously unreachable rural areas now have digital access and connectivity.

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