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Education

Education, best described as the process of imparting or receiving knowledge, is one of the highest priorities on the global agenda. Across the world, governments and organised groups are working to eradicate illiteracy in order to emancipate impoverished people groups. Education can take place in formal and informal settings, however, schools and learning institutions are the primary mediums through which people receive an education in modern society. Reading and writing are the foundations of formal education. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela.

President Jacob Zuma has launched a new health science university envisaged to be ranked amongst the best in the world.

Learners across South Africa will next week celebrate 21 years of electoral democracy during the annual Schools Democracy Week (SDW).

Umalusi is one of three quality councils in South Africa whose role is to develop a education framework and manage the standard of qualifications for general and further education and training.

The Gauteng Education Department has opened its doors for parents who want to apply for their children to get admission into public schools for the 2016 academic year.

Wits University and Shell SA have teamed up to address the significant skills shortage in the geophysics and petroleum engineering fields, and other key sectors that drive development on the continent.

Shortage of institutions of higher learning took centre stage when Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown interacted with the youth of Springbok in the Northern Cape as part of government's Imbizo Focus Week.

While challenges persist in the higher education sector, government is doing all it can to address these, Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana said.

Doing business in emerging markets takes more than marketing know-how.

The 1st of April has seen the official establishment of nine Community Education and Training Colleges (CETCs), which will enable the merger of existing public adult learning centres into community colleges.

The consultation process on the one core textbook per subject and grade has started with a Learning and Teaching Support Material (LTSM) roundtable discussion.

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