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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.


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.

 


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.

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