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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.


Deviare, is striving to propel Africa into the future global economy by helping organisations and individuals build capability and capacity for digital transformation. This can be achieved by providing a range of solutions that assist African organisations improve their efficiency, productivity and competitiveness in today's dynamic, digital business environment.


Private higher education institution MANCOSA, an expert in distance learning, will host its first physical graduation ceremony after two years of Covid-19 for students in 43 programmes from 13 to 28 May 2022.


With the uncertain nature of employment, many people are looking at entrepreneurship and starting a business looks like a viable option.


Computers have become a large part of our everyday lives. Whether it's work or play, a computer is not far away. 
 


The transition of Early Childhood Development (ECD) from the Department of Social Development to the Department of Basic Education is now in full swing, and will change how the academic development of young children is approached in South Africa.


Quality education and digital learning aren’t just closely connected. They’re rapidly becoming one and the same thing. Without a thorough understanding of digital platforms, and the ability to engage with them easily and intuitively, learners – both young and adult – will continue to fall short of their full potential.


South Africa will celebrate 28 years of democracy as we recognise Freedom Day on 27 April. Over the last few decades, our country has come a long way. Literacy rates have increased from 82.4% to 95%, according to data from UNESCO. In 1994, 58% of public-school learners in Grade 12 passed matric, while in 2021 that figure was 76.4%.


Higher education provider STADIO, has honoured Dr. Mathew Phosa with their first-ever Fellow of STADIO award, during a graduation ceremony in Krugersdorp on Tuesday, 12 April.

 


Integrating technology into the education space when the pandemic hit was a massive undertaking. This is how beneficiaries funded by the Datatec Educational and Technology Foundation did it.

 


Hands up. Are you impressed when Netflix or Showmax recommends the perfect movie for your Friday night binge? What about when adverts about travel insurance helpfully start popping up on Google straight after you booked that holiday? Or when the Checkers Sixty60 App accurately suggests adding a jar of coffee to your shopping basket (how did they know you were running out?).


Most people think of administrative professionals as secretaries and file clerks. This is true in part but administrative professionals are the ones who provide crucial support for business. The kind of support might include answering phones, or entering data, or arranging travel arrangements or conducting meetings.


If you are interested in accounting, you should really consider studying financial accounting. One of the best things about a job in financial accounting is that it provides you with a wealth of opportunities for career advancement. You can work your way up from an entry-level position to management positions with increasing levels of responsibility and income. Your work experience will prepare you well for many other positions as well, in areas such as management and business consulting.


Having a matric certificate or an equivalent qualification could increase your prospects of finding a job or could make you eligible for admission into a tertiary education institution.


Local and international philanthropists donated R1.55 billion to 10 South African universities in 2019 – and when income from Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) is added, total giving increased to more than R1.94 billion.


A new partnership could see fewer postgraduate students slipping through the cracks. This is thanks to an initiative which aims to create a seamless funding transition for students.


With this year’s National Budget Speech, education, once again, received the majority share of our government’s annual spending.


Education is a basic human right that is enshrined in South Africa’s constitution.


At some or other point during their child's education, most parents will experience the frustration of feeling that their child is just a 'face in the crowd' at school; whether it's because they are being left behind while the class moves on, because they are alone out front and losing interest, or because their strengths and interests simply do not align with the 'expected norms'.  


Academic dishonesty in higher education is not a new phenomenon. The reasons why students are not academically honest are varied – some students have weaker language skills and the language at university is difficult, and for some their work ethic led them to search for non-legitimate solutions to submitting assignments, for instance. 


The Engen Computer School has been transforming lives in South Durban for 13 years and is fast approaching 2 500 graduates who have had their prospects of finding employment enhanced after receiving the basic computer skills training offered by the school. 

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