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.

Future adaptable, agile and resilient structures could be the key to success in a world characterised by disruptive technology and the intelligent automation and connectedness offered by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

Education is evolving at a high speed and the impact on educational institutions is huge. Today students are expected to be tech savvy and work ready as soon as they graduate and it is up to training providers to meet these needs. 

As the start of the northern hemisphere academic year <a href="https://monitor.icef.com/2016/12/new-study-highlights-shifting-patterns-...">hundreds of thousands</a> of students across Africa head to the airport. The reason for this “student exodus” is that those who can afford it head abroad for their tertiary education.

Are you passionate about the planet? Environmental science looks at ways to manage and care for the natural surroundings.

If you're looking for financial aid for your tertiary education, you may be considering applying with NSFAS. Here's a guide on how to apply online at NSFAS.

The launch of St Barnabas and UJ Metropolitan Mathematics is set to ignite a new level of hunger in the fields of Science, Technology and Mathematics.

If you’ve been looking for funding for your studies, you may have come across the the term NSFAS. You may be wondering: what is NSFAS? Let’s take a look at what NSFAS is and what it can do for you.

While the Matrics from the Class of 2019 hunker down in front of their books in preparation for their final school exams in a few weeks’ time,

Are you interested in numbers? Does the world of finance intrigue you? Why not enrol in a financial or accounting qualification at Unisa.

The Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge is calling all Grade 8 to 12 learners to participate in their annual competition.

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.  Eleanor Roosevelt

Postdoctoral training is vital for new PhD graduates. This is a period of “apprenticeship” for a newly-minted researcher to hone their skills in a research environment. 

Distance learning offers multiple benefits to those who are able to overcome the challenges that come with it.

Unisa offers a range of undergraduate qualifications in seven major fields of study. These qualifications consist of higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and bachelor's degrees.

The newly launched Engineering School of Specialisation in Katlehong is set to address the skills shortage and unemployment through public-private partnership.

MasterCard and ATI partnership trains over 200 TVET trainers across SA, addressing critical deficit in technical training system 

Globalisation has made the world a little smaller, perhaps more manageable, and has enabled us to view the world through a wide-angle lens.

Students who wish to enter a study programme at Unisa need to submit their application between 20 August and 27 September for the 2020 academic year.

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.

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