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.

False Bay TVET College will be hosting its annual Open Day on the 16 & 17 August 2019. 

Mfundo (not his real name), a grade 1 learner, was struggling at school. His distraught parents explained that he was acting out in class and fighting with his classmates.

State of the Nation addresses are delivered at the start of South Africa’s parliamentary year. They focus on the current political and socio-economic state, highlight progress made and signal new policy directions for national government.

An MBA is one of the most popular Master’s degree programmes, with the highest demand in the world.

President Ramaphosa’s merger of the Department of Science & Technology with the Department of Higher Education and Training is perhaps propitious

The Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, has committed to working with provinces to ensure that education services are restored in areas affected by ongoing school disruptions in parts of the country.

Pearson Institute of Higher Education will host a variety of youth skills development initiatives to commemorate Youth Month.

In a world where life seems to keep us spinning in a never-ending vortex of fast-paced, pressured parenting, crushing bills and overwhelming expectations, Cindy Glass, Owner and Co-Founder of Step Up Education Centre says.

Author Carol S. Dweck is known for her work on the mindset psychological trait, where the ‘fixed mindset’ approaches learning from the point of view that you are born with certain skills and abilities.

As Matrics from the Class of 2019 get stuck into their mid-year exams, an education expert has warned that they need to remain disciplined and focused right to the end, and not under-estimate the importance of this round of assessments.

False Bay TVET College hosted its annual Top Achievers Awards and Diploma Ceremony to acknowledge students who excelled in their respective programmes and to celebrate those who had graduated with a National N Diploma. 

It’s fair to say maths is not everyone’s favourite subject. In fact, for many people, the feelings of tension and anxiety that arise when trying to solve a mathematical problem can be all consuming. 

Africa has not had the opportunity to engage with the positive aspects or benefits of capitalism. In Africa capitalism has been a negative force, integrating the continent into the international economy in a position of subservience.

What is Journalism? It’s a way of informing the people about events taking place in their society and the world, whether it is political or social issues. 

With exams fast approaching for many students, it is important to stay level-headed and relaxed during this time while preparing for these assessments. IIE MSA, a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), shares some important do’s and don’ts for preparation in the lead up to your exams.

Professor Emeritus Mohseen Ebrahim of the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics and Senior Professor at REGENT Business School, Durban has recently been appointed Honorary Consul of Seychelles by the Seychelles President, Mr Danny Faure.

Sivuyise Gada, a 14-year-old Grade 8 learner from Zwelitsha zone 4, shared his dream of becoming a mechanical engineer at SANRAL’s Career Expo which kicked off at Ginsberg Community Hall in King William’s Town this week.

The University of Cape Town (UCT)’s announcement of Professor Sue Harrison as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC): Research and Internationalisation means that, in what is a rare moment for higher education across the world, all four leaders in charge of the academic enterprise at the highest level of a university are female.

Growing the next generation of entrepreneurs is key to job creation and economic growth in South Africa.  But how do you ensure this mindset is bred among learners, and streamlined in schools?

More than 50% of the University of Cape Townʼs (UCT) 2018–2019 graduate cohort are employed in South Africa’s private sector, with over 20% earning more than R20 000 a month.

Most South African matriculants have come through a state schooling system which is still very much traditionally orientated

South Africa has scooped the Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA) Award of Fellowship for its work to improve access, quality and efficiency of education systems on the African continent.

East London business woman Poonam Harry-Nana, a full-time MBA graduate of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) has been awarded with the USB Director’s Award 

How do you stay relevant in the workplace during this rapidly transforming time of change?

Grade Nine learners will soon have the exciting task of selecting the subjects they want to pursue for the next 3 years, on which they will be tested during the final exams.

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