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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 another stellar performance from Curro Holdings, the JSE-listed independent education provider, its matric learners have come up trumps once again, recording an exceptional 99% pass rate for the 2021 academic year.


As parents plan for the start of the first school term this year, many are faced with paying for unexpected items, in addition to fees and uniforms.


Academy Training Group (Pty) Ltd (ATG) was established in 1997 and serves as a private training institution. ATG have over 24 years of reputable experience in the Education and Training industry!


There are fifty registered and accredited public TVET Colleges in South Africa which operate on more than 264 campuses spread across the rural and urban areas of the country that you can choose from.


Matriculants heading for their first year at university in 2022 now have a golden period ahead of them, in which they can take the steps that will ensure they make a success not just of their first year, but which will allow them to lay the groundwork for a productive and fulfilling career after graduation.


Amongst the close to 600 000 candidates who wrote matric in 2020, a meagre 5,3% scored 60% or more for maths. Given that the required pass rate is just 30% - something that only 125 526 candidates achieved – maths is in crisis as it is a gateway subject for higher education and career options which are vital for any country’s economic development and growth. It remains to be seen whether the 2021 results will be any better.


Are you over the age of 21 and don't have your matric certificate? Are you interested in getting your matric certificate? Damelin Correspondence College has the solution. 

They offer the National Senior Certificate and Amended Senior Certificate.


The disruptions caused by the global pandemic over the past two years have fundamentally shifted our views, and our appreciation for what we can achieve in the online environment, especially when it comes to education. 


As matriculants await National Senior Certificate results, its important that they know the options that they have post matric.

The Department of Higher Education and Training has mentioned that our country is in need of certain skills, and there is a massive shortage of artisans in South Africa. 

You might be considering to go to a TVET college for you vocational certificate, please read for further details.

 


The Gauteng province had the largest number of candidates writing this year, with a provincial increase of 17.55%. The Gauteng education department has created an innovative and yet convenient way for learners to access their NSC 2021 results.


Should you not meet the requirements for entry at a university, the Department of Higher Education and Training has Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges available for students to study at. 


As the new academic year commences in a matter of days, many prospective students at UNISA will worry about funding their tertiary education. Here’s some advice, returning students I hope that you’re listening too.


Feenix is a crowdfunding platform that was formed as a response to #feesmusfall in 2015 and 2016.

This platform has done an outstanding job thus far and has grown.

This is how they work...


As the festive season comes to an end, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme gets ready for the next academic year. The financial aid scheme has released a statement that it will open its doors in early January.


It's full steam ahead for leading South African NGO, PROTEC, as it prepares to launch GE's inaugural Next Engineers – a global further education readiness programme– to the first cohort of 750 high school students across Johannesburg in early 2022, in a mission to inspire the next generation of engineers: the innovators, problem-solvers, and leaders of tomorrow.


College students are often under the impression that they’ll get a well-paying job as soon as they graduate from college. Unfortunately, with South Africa’s current unemployment rate, finding a job that soon after completing their studies remains a pipe dream for most. Some graduates are fortunate enough to find work in their field of interest soon after graduation, while others spend months looking for work; some are even willing to accept an unpaid internship to gain experience. 


As parents, we want our children to be enthusiastic about their learning and enjoy their day-to-day schooling experiences as much as possible.  Overall, we aim for them to love their school. 


The cost of studying at Unisa depends on the qualification and modules chosen, but is generally lower than other higher education institutions. Studying is a significant investment, either way. The cost varies according to the qualification and the number of modules chosen.


The University of South African (Unisa) is the largest distance higher learning intuition on the African continent.

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