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.
As thousands of First Year students head off to varsity in coming weeks, education experts say they should embrace the excitement and opportunity, but also ensure they start off on the right track to ensure they make a success of their studies right from the get-go.
Relevance; flexibility; tailored solutions; and flexible funding: these are some key drivers that make the Milpark Business School’s (MBS) Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification the number one MBA in the higher education private sector (as ranked by PMR.africa in its latest survey on Accredited Business Schools offering this degree in South Africa).
The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training (DHET) hosted a chat session on Twitter on Thursday afternoon, inviting students to raise any pressing issues concerning higher education in the country.
Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has challenged Grade 12 learners at Thusa Setjhaba Secondary School to obtain a minimum of four distinctions to qualify for her sponsorship to study at a university.
“It takes a village to raise a child” is a proverb which essentially means that it takes an entire community of different people interacting with children in order for them to grow and develop successfully.
With your matric certificate in hand, you can set your sights on college studies. Are you ready for this next important chapter in your life? Here are some things you can do to prepare for the big transition from school to college.
Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela has advised management at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to have plans in place to deal with late walk-in applicants.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says following the pronouncement by the President to increase the threshold for financial aid, it will work with public institutions of higher learning to assist learners who missed the initial application window of 30 November 2017.