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The Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) is offering bursaries to students who want to pursue careers in air traffic management.

Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana, has encouraged learners to consider Technical Vocational Education and Training Colleges (TVET) as their alternative to university education.

Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana, has encouraged learners to consider Technical Vocational Education and Training Colleges (TVET) as their alternative to university education.

The first exams are rapidly approaching for students who entered higher education this year, and preparing for these require a complete new mindset compared to school exams, an education expert says.

An ambitious project to join thousands of schools in Africa in a global science experiment to build students’ skills in computer networking and databases.

Chairman and founder of Africa’s leading hotel group says the economy is under threat if violence is not resolved soon.

Its' no secret that technology is redefining the way we learn. Mobile in particular, holds immeasurable possibilities in the areas of access, quality and flexibility.

South African social enterprise Lakheni, run by two UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) MBA graduates, was placed third in the global business plan competition, winning R90000 to invest in their venture.

The African Institute for Mathematical Science (AIMS) joined South African corporations, non-government organisations and various stakeholders in the public and private sector across the world in speaking out against the recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals residing in South Africa.

The South African College of Applied Psychology recently launched its new postgraduate Psychology Honours programme, Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology Honours (BSocSciHons) on both its Cape Town and Johannesburg campuses.

It is no secret that the education system in South Africa has a long history of discrimination and inequality.

A South African private higher education institution has, in a first for the country, launched an innovative electronic verification system to accompany its degrees.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation says South Africa has reached a number of milestones in education since it formulated its first White Paper on the Development of Education and Training in 1995.

Cabinet has welcomed the launch of the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU), saying it provides an excellent opportunity for the development of health professionals.

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande today met with the leadership of the four former Afrikaans only universities as part of a process of cluster engagement on transformation within the higher education sector.

As part of a broader comprehensive strategy to address the poor performance by learners in languages and numeracy, the Department of Basic Education, in partnership with Spell It South Africa, will launch the Spelling Bee South Africa Competition for 2015.

President Jacob Zuma has launched a new health science university envisaged to be ranked amongst the best in the world.

Learners across South Africa will next week celebrate 21 years of electoral democracy during the annual Schools Democracy Week (SDW).

Umalusi is one of three quality councils in South Africa whose role is to develop a education framework and manage the standard of qualifications for general and further education and training.

The Gauteng Education Department has opened its doors for parents who want to apply for their children to get admission into public schools for the 2016 academic year.

Wits University and Shell SA have teamed up to address the significant skills shortage in the geophysics and petroleum engineering fields, and other key sectors that drive development on the continent.

Shortage of institutions of higher learning took centre stage when Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown interacted with the youth of Springbok in the Northern Cape as part of government's Imbizo Focus Week.

While challenges persist in the higher education sector, government is doing all it can to address these, Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana said.

Doing business in emerging markets takes more than marketing know-how.

The 1st of April has seen the official establishment of nine Community Education and Training Colleges (CETCs), which will enable the merger of existing public adult learning centres into community colleges.

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