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.

Unisa's national Student Representative Council (SRC) will march to the Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology to present a list of complaints.

False Bay TVET College is an active participant in the MOT Programme. This is a programme that originated in Norway and aims to give students certain tools to help them develop into strong and resilient members of society.

A gift is something that we willingly give to another, without the expectation of payment. Society and religions have created or set aside special days where gift-giving is expected and, of course, enjoyed by all. 

January 2019, the then Minister of Higher Education, Minister Naledi Pandor indicated that the Department of Higher Education and Training will support President Cyril Ramaphosa’s bold plan to create 257 000 job per annum by promoting entrepreneurship in the post-school sector.

The Full-time MBA programme of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) has been ranked as the top programme in Africa in its category by Eduniversal, an international education rating agency with its head office in Paris, France.

Restoring the Integrity of Compliance Institutions is Key to South Africa’s Future Development Trajectory says Standard Bank’s Chief Economist – Mr Goolam Ballim

Youth leadership must not be a reserve for challenging times but must be consistent and cultivated from a young age.

For over two decades South African higher education has been dominated by three successive and contending waves of thinking and organisation. 

Our students of today are our leaders of tomorrow. If this statement is true then what kind of graduate does South Africa need? Boston City Campus and Business College (Boston) is a leading provider of Business Management training in South Africa. 

Higher Education and Science and Technology Deputy Minister Buti Manamela will on Wednesday launch the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) in Potchefstroom, North West.

As the soon-to-be-graduates from the Class of 2019 near the end of their studies, they need to start considering their options for next year. 

False Bay TVET College, Khayelitsha Campus together with the Department of Small Business Development hosted a youth dialogue with College students.

 

The results for the 2019 June matric exams written by both National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Senior Certificate (SC) candidates are out.

South Africa is training a group of teachers to learn how to code and how to teach coding. 

Adri Wessels, Grade 12 learner at Curro Durbanville, was awarded a bronze medal at the 2019 International Maths Olympiad (IMO) in Bath, England. 

In an effort to ramp up skills development in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges R150 million has been allocated from the National Skills Fund.

The Stellenbosch University Museum, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Museum hosted the fourth annual Nelson Mandela Colloquium in Stellenbosch on Friday (26 July).

Thousands of applications were received, 7 were selected from Africa, including Ms Simnikiwe Ngcawa, the only TVET College representative to participate in the Community College Initiative Programme 2019-2020.  

Have you noticed that we may be bringing up a generation of young people who feel so entitled to gifts, devices and whatever they desire, that gratitude is becoming a lost art? 

Ageing developed countries and a young African population present the African continent with the opportunity to create future jobs.

Is the expense and stress of a higher education really worth it? Here are four benefits of studying further that may not have crossed your mind.

A gender revolution has begun in what were exclusively male industries, led by a still-tiny vanguard of women artisans produced by South Africa’s TVET College system.

South Africa will next week host the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) high level policy dialogue forum on secondary education in Africa.

Everybody I know has stories about how they or people they care about have been treated badly at work. I am sure that every person reading this has their own stories of people not being treated like people.

I have the habit of striking random conversations with youngsters and asking them about their goals and ambitions, particularly in the career that they want to pursue.

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