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.

Cabinet has encouraged parents and guardians to support their children as they prepare for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.

Unisa helps students budget for the hidden costs of higher education.

Boston shines at CompTIA SA awards 2019 event which is aimed at recognising partner contributions to skills development. 

When people talk about quality education, they’re often referring to the kind of education that gives students the knowledge and skills they need for the job market. 

A delegation of South African school principals are in China where they are participating in a study tour which is showcasing best practice in the sector.

Whether you are a parent in the process of selecting a school for your child or your child is far from starting school, this is still something as a parent / you need to think about and plan for.

The Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, Umalusi, says the proposed General Education Certificate (GEC) is not an exit qualification as widely reported but rather a transitional qualification.

Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, has granted approval to various assessment bodies to administer the oncoming end-of-year examinations. 

The year-end exams are coming up. This can be a time of immense stress and anxiety for teachers, learners and parents. 

A strong background in science and technology is crucial for students who want to become academic research scientists. But there are many other jobs for budding scientists that also need extra business-oriented skills.

Holly Rey, chart topper, producer, artist and all-round hard-worker has decided to register at Boston City Campus & Business College for the Music Production Course. 

Business schools have an important role to play in preparing young people for the 21st-century workplace

English is only one of 11 official languages spoken in South Africa. It’s currently the preferred language of education and is used in many of the nation’s schools. But most children entering the education system are not native English speakers and many are still in the process of learning English by the time they arrive at school.

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Unisa's application window for the 2020 academic year has re-opened! So if you want to study at Unisa next year you need to act now to reerve your place at Unisa.

The symbol of success is not a "suit and tie" it is the ability to contribute to the fabric of society. These were the words of Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Mr Buti Manamela at the roll out of the Decade of the Artisan advocacy campaign.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it has been inundated with 141 933 applications since the beginning of September.

Western and Northern Cape Regions hosted the first two of three Career Festivals as part of TVET month, on 21 and 22 of August.

<p>In South Africa, <a href="https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1060826519873860">one in five teachers</a> in the foundation phase – roughly from ages 6 to 9 – are male. This is consistent with a <a href="https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0272775717303278">global trend</a> that see men being more likely to teach adolescents than young children.</p>

When people talk about quality education, they’re often referring to the kind of education that gives students the knowledge and skills they need for the job market. But there’s a view that quality education has wider benefits: it develops individuals in ways that help develop society more broadly.

Have you ever gazed upon a giant oak tree? These majestic trees can grow as high as 21m and as wide as 3m!

There have been many developments in the higher education sector in past decades, notably a rise in the number of institutions from which prospective students can choose when considering their further education. 

Much of the discussion around emerging technologies centres on their benefits to business, and their knock-on effect for advancing global economies,

President Cyril Ramaphosa says all languages in South Africa must be treated equally.

Some 250 million children under five (43%) in low to middle income countries are at a higher risk of not achieving their full potential due to extreme poverty and not receiving nurturing care 1.

Our students of today are our leaders of tomorrow. If this statement is true then what kind of graduate does South Africa need?

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