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As thousands of South Africans prepare to enrol in distance learning programmes this year, recognising the value of being able to ‘earn while you learn’, an education expert has urged them to ensure they do careful research to find the right institution and right course for their individual needs before parting with their money.

computer skills matter

Computers are everywhere and being able to use them effectively is incredibly important. You might want to consider taking a computer course to fill in any gaps in your knowledge.

why communication skills matter

Communication skills are a vital part of applying for a job and running a business. Let's take a look at why communication skills matter.

short courses

One of the options out there for people wanting to further their education is short courses. Let's take a look at why a short course might be right for you.

It can be very difficult to know where to start when it comes to writing your CV. It's one of the first things your potential employer sees and it's often where applicants let themselves down the most. let's take a look at how to write the perfect CV.

Writing a cover letter can be a real challenge but it's the most important part of a job application. Let's take a look at how to write the best cover letter you possibly can.

Caught in the gap between the rich and poor, the missing middle faces a unique set of challenges when applying for university funding.

Do you find yourself trapped by the debilitating and sometimes profound feeling of being stuck in your job because it no longer fits your interests? Perhaps your job no longer feels meaningful to you and you need a way to feel alive again in a new career. So, what do you do?

You might have heard the phrase “Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching”. Companies can learn from learners and the learner can learn from the company.

Are you thinking about studying further after school? A university education opens doors to people who are fortunate enough to get in.

Would you like to work overseas one day? It is important to find out whether the qualification you are working towards is internationally recognized. This gives you more employment options once you graduate.

Having worked hard throughout the year on your studies, you are left with days just waiting to be filled with summer activities for the holiday season. Instead of lazing around wondering what time to wake up, or if you should even bother waking up at all, take a look at how top students spend their summer holidays.

If the thought of working as a chartered accountant or financial advisor doesn't grab you perhaps you should consider becoming a tax technician.

President Zuma has announced an internship programme that intends to place 1 million youth in paid internships with private companies.

First year students who need financial assistance in 2017 can apply directly to the National Student financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

Hiring new staff members, especially for a startup, is an important task. You need to be sure to find the right fit. And this goes far beyond what you can learn from a CV and cover letter.

While it will always be beneficial, a degree won’t necessarily secure you a job anymore. What employers really look for is professionals who can do the jobs they are being hired for. And this is where vocational training can really help you develop your career:

Are you looking for an affordable and easy way to apply for opportunities online? Here are a few tips to help you.

When you hit Grade 10, no one really tells you just how important your subject choices will be when you leave school, just like no one really gives you the low-down on what you need to consider when you choose a college.

Many people feel called to help others succeed in a professional capacity. If this is you, there are a few ways you can empower people to reach their career goals.

Do your employees need PC training? Why not develop the basic computer skills of your people and prepare for the digital workplace of the future.

Number-crunchers estimate that a person will change careers about 5-7 times during their lifetime. Often, these changes will occur within the same discipline,

CiTi seeks to combine its Skills Development programmes with its Innovation clusters to boost entrepreneurship in the education technology sector.

In today’s challenging economy, many parents are taking on further studies, often in an effort to better provide for their families after graduating.

There are a number of skills and qualifications which are determined to be critical for South Africa.