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, governments and organised groups are working to eradicate illiteracy in order to emancipate impoverished people groups. Education can take place in formal and informal settings, however, schools and learning institutions are the primary mediums through which people receive an education in modern society. Reading and writing are the foundations of formal education.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela.

Sivuyise Gada, a 14-year-old Grade 8 learner from Zwelitsha zone 4, shared his dream of becoming a mechanical engineer at SANRAL’s Career Expo which kicked off at Ginsberg Community Hall in King William’s Town this week.

The University of Cape Town (UCT)’s announcement of Professor Sue Harrison as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC): Research and Internationalisation means that, in what is a rare moment for higher education across the world, all four leaders in charge of the academic enterprise at the highest level of a university are female.

Growing the next generation of entrepreneurs is key to job creation and economic growth in South Africa.  But how do you ensure this mindset is bred among learners, and streamlined in schools?

More than 50% of the University of Cape Townʼs (UCT) 2018–2019 graduate cohort are employed in South Africa’s private sector, with over 20% earning more than R20 000 a month.

Most South African matriculants have come through a state schooling system which is still very much traditionally orientated

South Africa has scooped the Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA) Award of Fellowship for its work to improve access, quality and efficiency of education systems on the African continent.

East London business woman Poonam Harry-Nana, a full-time MBA graduate of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) has been awarded with the USB Director’s Award 

How do you stay relevant in the workplace during this rapidly transforming time of change?

Grade Nine learners will soon have the exciting task of selecting the subjects they want to pursue for the next 3 years, on which they will be tested during the final exams.

Future Nation Schools looked at education trends and noticed that South African students, along with the rest of the world, need to prepare for the demands that come with the fourth industrial revolution.

The decision to return to college is not one that should be taken lightly.

Higher Education and Training Minister Dr. Naledi Pandor opened the Centres of Specialisation (CoS) in the Western Cape at the False Bay TVET College Khayelitsha Campus. 

There is a lot of talk in South Africa about the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and the need for education in the country to start preparing learners for the future world of work from a young age.

 

Still unsure what to do with the coming year? SACAP's (The South African College of Applied Psychology) term 2 intake means it's not too late to advance your studies. Here are the options available to you.

After months of practicing handwork and precise coordination, 45 students and support staff of False Bay TVET College danced their way down the Green Point Fan-walk at the 10th Cape Town Carnival, 16 March 2019. 

Never in the history of mankind have we been so bombarded by technology in the form of cellphones, tablets and computers. 

Fixing education and providing better support for entrepreneurs is key to rebuilding SA’s economy, Wits chancellor and entrepreneur Dr Judy Dlamini tells Cape Town audiences.

What is BBA? The Bachelor of Business Administration in Media Operations Management is a degree that focuses on building future managers and leaders within different fields in the media industry. It deals with managing talent and skills within the media industry. 

Schools are failing to adequately prepare students for the new era of work and here's why.

“Africa has what the world wants but requires a 30-year instead of a 5-year view”

The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) is ranked 46th in the world, and the best in Africa, for its Executive MBA programme according to the QS Global EMBA Rankings for 2019.

 

Let’s consider what it takes to transform rough diamonds into the magnificence that we admire in beautifully polished, sought-after stones. 

Millions of South Africans have been inspired by the PhD awarded to Minister in Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor, for her academic efforts in the field of education.

University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), offers one of the world’s best Executive MBAs, this is according to global business school analyst QS, or Quacquarelli Symonds, which today released its World University Rankings: Global Executive MBA (EMBA) 2019.

In coming weeks, public universities and private institutions across South Africa will host a series of Open Days

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