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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.


This has happened to all of us – and still does to some of us in our dreams! You’ve been studying hard for your economics final assessment, but when you walk into your exam, your mind goes blank. As you read the question paper, you notice your sweaty palms and a rapid heartbeat. Sound familiar? Then your results perhaps do not reflect your true abilities.


Online education has become a big part of the new normal during the Covid-19 pandemic. This approach to learning has long been a part of curriculum at various universities in South Africa.


Milpark Education was established in 1997 and was one of South Africa’s first private providers of higher management education in South Africa.


School is rooted in tradition, and all too often we, as parents, look to nurture our connection with our growing and increasingly independent children through them having a similar educational experience to us. This might have worked for past generations. However, the seismic changes in our world accelerated by relentless tech innovation over the recent decades have fundamentally disrupted this particular flow of tradition.


MSC Business College is a fully accredited further education provider, offering quality diplomas and certificates using the latest technology.We go to great lengths to offer exceptional value for our students by providing affordable programmes with course content of the highest standard


The onset of COVID-19 has taught educators and faculty managers a great deal, one of which has become a real recent buzzword – “interactive”. The transfer of knowledge relating to the academic content of each course is well documented and accessible.


Reducing the digital divide between under-resourced schools in both rural and non-rural communities is essential for South Africa’s workforce of tomorrow. This has become more urgent and the disparities even more glaring following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Left unchecked, the digital divide is going to grow even wider.  


The massive change our world has experienced these past two years, and the fact that the future will be very different from anything we have come to know, means that it has become crucial that the way we think about teaching and learning in the Pre-School Phase is reconsidered, an education expert says.


As Grade 11s head into the final quarter of the year after the holidays, they are advised to use the coming months before they start their final year of school to implement a strategy that will smooth their Matric journey and ensure maximum success, an education expert says.


Earlier this month, the Department of Basic Education released the official Matric Final Exam Timetable, outlining the final stretch for thousands of Matric learners in our country.


When it comes to the future of education, you may think that teaching children to be more technologically-minded is the way forward, and while developing this critical skill for a 4IR world is incredibly important, more and more value is being placed on school-leavers who can operate in creative, flexible and empathetic ways.


We can no longer talk about literacy and numeracy without also talking about digital literacy. 


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SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology) has taken on the content creation of a nano-course to shift hundreds of thousands of SA youth from a Fixed to a Growth Mindset. 


It is devastating to think that over 140 schools in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng were vandalised during the unrest and looting that took place some weeks ago in areas of the two provinces.


South Africa’s biggest and most trusted homeschooling provider, Impaq, is launching a new online school at a time when demand for distance education continues to grow rapidly.


With online teaching hastened by the coronavirus, teachers have had to convert face-to-face teaching into remote classes with minimum resources and time.


Closing down schools and having rotational attendance rosters were measures taken for short-term relief against the Covid-19 pandemic. Research by the Basic Education department is now showing that impact in lost teaching and learning will be long lasting - impacting on a generation of learners.


Parents and guardians usually complain about the lack of strong student support initiatives provided to children by the education system.

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