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.

Is a BCom the right study path for you? This abbreviation is often thrown about in Grade 12 classrooms but what does a BCom qualification mean?

IMM Graduate School

Technological innovation has changed more than just the way we live and work – it is also deeply impacting the way we learn. It’s hardly surprising then that, in their Global Shapers report, the World Economic Forum predicted that online learning is “the future of education”. LUCINDA JORDAAN talks to Dr Cecelia Rosa, Head of Teaching and Learning at IMM Graduate School.

Managing Director of Oxbridge Academy

“When people think of further study, they often think that the only worthwhile option is degree study at a public university. This could not be further from the truth,” says Elbie Liebenberg, Managing Director of Oxbridge Academy, which serves more than 20 000 South African distance learning students every year.

According to the World Health Organisation close to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year.

As any parent knows, when it comes to affording quality education for our children, we need all the help we can get.

Curro Monaghan, operated by Curro Holdings, South Africa’s biggest independent school operator, will offer an assisted learning stream for learners with unique needs, alongside their current mainstream offering, as of January 2020.

The failure rate of new small businesses in South Africa is estimated between 70 % and 80%. This failure rate is among the highest in the world. 

Today accessing a higher education is easier than it has ever been. Not only is there more financial support for students but there are more institutions and programmes to choose from.

If you’re amongst the hundreds of thousands of young South Africans currently preparing to sit the 2019 National Senior Certificate examinations, 

For over 30 years The British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC) has been responsible for setting standards within the independent further and higher education sector.

A good education is as important today as ever before, but having a remarkable educator or lecturer makes the learning process a far happier and more impactful experience for any student.

Failure. It’s inevitable and inescapable part of any journey in work and your career. Anyone who tells you that they have never made a mistake

Many learners place very little emphasis on studying for a language exam – after all, we use language every day so how difficult can an exam be, right? Wrong!

Despite South Africa’s massive unemployment crisis, there remains great demand in the world of work for suitably qualified employees in a range of fields.

The vast majority of the world's current education systems were designed to prepare people to be employable economic contributors in a world of work created by the industrial revolution. 

Cabinet has encouraged parents and guardians to support their children as they prepare for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.

Unisa helps students budget for the hidden costs of higher education.

Boston shines at CompTIA SA awards 2019 event which is aimed at recognising partner contributions to skills development. 

When people talk about quality education, they’re often referring to the kind of education that gives students the knowledge and skills they need for the job market. 

A delegation of South African school principals are in China where they are participating in a study tour which is showcasing best practice in the sector.

Whether you are a parent in the process of selecting a school for your child or your child is far from starting school, this is still something as a parent / you need to think about and plan for.

The Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, Umalusi, says the proposed General Education Certificate (GEC) is not an exit qualification as widely reported but rather a transitional qualification.

Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, has granted approval to various assessment bodies to administer the oncoming end-of-year examinations. 

The year-end exams are coming up. This can be a time of immense stress and anxiety for teachers, learners and parents. 

A strong background in science and technology is crucial for students who want to become academic research scientists. But there are many other jobs for budding scientists that also need extra business-oriented skills.

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