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Education, best described as the process of imparting or receiving knowledge, is one of the highest priorities on the global agenda. Across the world, government and the department of education are working to eradicate illiteracy in order to emancipate impoverished people groups. Below you'll find a variety of educational content on online learning, tvet colleges, higher education, gde admissions, tertiary education, inclusive education and more. Also find the latest stories on Blade Nzimande and Angie Motshekga.
If you are looking to do a short course at any institution of learning, it is important to look at the tuition fees. Should you not be able to afford to pay for your short course, you need to take a look at the financial aid options that you may use.
Pre-2018, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme was a student loan that financially supported thousands of students in public institutions of higher education. Over the past few years, the Scheme has undergone significant changes.
Having years of experience in your respective field can be beneficial when pursuing a qualification. This is because your chosen institution will still be interested in whether your skill levels match your preferred qualification, and this is where Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can benefit your eligibility status.
Since the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in 2015, and its subsequent rise in prominence, the global view of education has been challenged to the extent that education systems need to be adaptable, or they will face becoming irrelevant.
It has become mandatory for people working in the Education and Training sector to have Assessor, Moderator and Facilitation certifications. However, you need to make sure that you meet a few requirements before you even start with your registrations.
Some education experts have revealed that South Africa’s adult literacy is lower than other developing countries. Fortunately, the Department of Basic Education does have an opportunity for these adults to take another shot at their education.
This year, matrics will head to exam rooms for the last time in their high school careers. Some will find themselves in a terrifying situation where they hit that dreaded black - an inability to recall information despite months of solid preparation and dedicated study. This is arguably students' biggest fear as they write some of the most important examinations of their lives so far.
Leaving home and heading off to university is a rite of passage for many young people but it’s also a stressful time of adjustment for them and their parents; one which is exacerbated by the lack of available and affordable student accommodation.
Even though it is many people’s dream, the odds of becoming a millionaire are as slim as the chances of finding a winning lottery ticket. In this day and age, going to college or university is usually essential if you want to get a well-paying job one day, especially in such a saturated job market. However, this isn't always the right choice for everyone, so what alternative options are there? Keep reading to find out.
There are few tools as valuable as setting goals and constantly measuring a student’s progress against these goals in ensuring a successful academic journey, an education expert says.
Sacrifice, Commitment and Dedication. This is what drove Engen Maths and Science School learner, Sibulele Natuse to bag a full house of 7 distinctions for matric and a coveted place to study Medicine at the University of Cape Town this year.
Thousands upon thousands of students who sat for their Matric exams last year have been disappointed – or worse – by the recent release of their final results by the Department of Basic Education.
As the world becomes increasingly more dependent on technology, basic computer knowledge becomes increasingly more valuable. Whether you want to understand computers as a way to keep up with the world, or you want to study computer sciences in order to one day make a profession out of it, there are a number of places where you can find such courses to your liking.
For many young people finishing high school, tertiary education is an attractive but daunting prospect. While parents may encourage them to pursue higher education, the working world and educational offerings have shifted substantially in the past decades, making it difficult for parents to navigate the available options too.
The world of work has changed dramatically over the last few years as technology advanced and the pandemic forced employers and employees to redefine what work looks like and where it takes place. Experts believe that individuals should obtain skills in order to remain equipped for the changing world of work.
With the rapid growth of private higher education in South Africa, prospective students now have a wealth of options when choosing not only what to study, but also where. So, public university or private institution?
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The education department has announced several changes in the hope of improving education outcomes in South Africa. One significant change has been revealed in the 2024 school calendar covering school terms and school holidays.
The University of South Africa (Unisa) has opened applications for the 2023 academic year’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The undergraduate programs provides qualifications such as higher certificates, advanced certificates, national diplomas, advanced diplomas and degrees.