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.
With the uncertain nature of employment, many people are looking at entrepreneurship and starting a business looks like a viable option.
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.
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.
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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The MEC for Education in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi has revealed how his department will spend their budgetary allocation for the upcoming 2022/23 financial year.
Taxpayers are required to pay taxes on their income, and each taxpayers tax rate will differ. For example, taxpayers that work for a company may be taxed differently than someone who works as an independent contractor. All taxpayers are required to pay their taxes each year, and if they do not, they will be subject to penalties and fees.
If you did not already know, you can now file your tax returns online via eFiling or SARS mobile services. SARS eFiling is a free, online process for the submission of returns and declarations and other related services. Taxpayers registered for eFiling can engage with SARS online for the submission of returns and declarations and payments in respect of taxes, duties, levies and contributions.
South Africa has made great strides towards more equitable gender representation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) over the past decade, meaning that there has never been a better time for young women to consider a career in STEM-related fields. That's especially the case with the shortage of skills in STEM in South Africa.
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The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has come under criticism after they announced changes to the qualifying criteria for the R350 grant that could result in less people receiving the crucial relief.