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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.


In 2022, the PG Bison 1.618 Education Initiative celebrates 30 years of creativity and showcasing the work of up-and-coming South African architecture and interior design students. The competition was first launched in 1992 and started out as a means to introduce third-year students to PG Bison’s products.

 


Hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of parents today have children who require additional assistance academically, emotionally or both. For these parents, concerns are never far away that their child will battle in the world of the future, and that they might not ultimately achieve personal and career success.

 


As the Covid-19 pandemic reached South African shores, citizens were forced to embrace a new normal. The arrival of the pandemic also demonstrated just how much education could change as the world around it evolves.

 


Teaching is a noble profession as you actively took the decision to dedicate your life to shaping the future generation. In South Africa, the first step in this journey is to study teaching at university which could be fully funded through the Funza Lushaka bursary scheme.


In 2021, the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) revealed that 4.4 million adults in South Africa were illiterate. They believed that these members of the population need to be empowered in order to allow them to participate fully in society.

 


Many individuals will look to upskill themselves and look to pursue a career that requires them to attend a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college. There are funding options for these students, but is Feenix one of them? 


In the past, financial constraints meant that students from poor and working-class backgrounds could not afford to pursue a tertiary education qualification. However, this has changed with numerous bursary schemes catering to a wide range of students.


Education is empowerment—a chance to pursue your dreams and make a better life for yourself. But it's more than that. Education has the power to change the world and make it a better place.


Youth Day in South Africa presents an opportunity to reflect on how far we have progressed as a nation, as well as the challenges we face.

 


Homeschooling in South Africa has undergone tremendous change, with the COVID-19 pandemic accelerating trends by months, rather than years.

 


Ahead of Youth Month, long-time supporter of education and youth development, Engen recently hosted career guidance workshops to help learners explore exciting career options open to matriculants who excel in STEM subjects.

 


In 2020, across the world, many families had an extraordinary experience of online schooling as the pandemic shut down brick-and-mortar schools for extended periods.  All things were far from equal.

 


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.

 

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