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Education

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.

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Aphiwe Adonisi

Westlake Campus CBMT lecturer, Mr Aphiwe Adonisi, and other False Bay TVET College lecturers participated in the four-month-long Project-Based Teaching and Learning Programme for artisan trades. The programme is supported by the Department of Higher Education & Training, GIZ and Skills Development for the Green Economy (SD4GE) II. 

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Last year, South African primary children in no-fee schools learned 50-75% less than they’d usually learn, according to the National Income Dynamics Study Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Study (Nids-Cram). And that’s in a country where prior to Covid-19, the learning gaps were immense. Now, collaboration is needed to help turn the situation around and give the country’s biggest and often most overlooked asset – our children – a strong educational start. Corporates can play a major role in this.

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Online learning is flexible and convenient but in some ways it can be more challenging than regular training programmes. It requires you to be extremely disciplined and focused.

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) deals with universities, and other post-school education and training, as well as coordinating the Human Resource Development Strategy for South Africa (HRDSSA).

The role and responsibilities for education in South Africa is shared by the Department of Education and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The Department of Education specifically deals with all schools and grades ranging from Grade R to Grade 12, and adult literacy programmes.

Do you have an innovative idea that can solve a societal challenge? Do you have an idea that can address a Covid-19 specific problem?

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Do you wish to study at Unisa in 2022? The good news is that the application opening dates are slowly approaching. Please ensure that you apply early before it is too late. Find all application dates below.

MANCOSA

The countdown has begun for private higher education institution, MANCOSA, to host its graduation ceremony virtually on Saturday, 5 June at 10 am.

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Life is hard – but it’s also fun and challenging! Overall wellness helps us not only cope with the challenges, but helps us thrive. Boston Media House has a few tips to make every day your wellness day – mental physical and academic! 

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