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.

Gender empowerment will thrive in inclusive workplaces that allow people to be their authentic selves.

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says the completion of phase 1 of an on-campus student residence at Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) will go a long way in ensuring the safety of students.

The Advanced Professional Business Coaching Programme, offered by University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), has received the stamp of approval from the International Coach Federation (ICF) as an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP).

Cabinet has lent its support to the appointment of Dr Randall Carolissen as the administrator of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

Matric learners all over South Africa have the finish line in sight as the race to complete their schooling career nears its end. Cindy Glass, Director and Co-founder of Step Up Education Centres explains.

There has been a rapid increase in community-focused schools throughout South Africa resulting in an important impact on the accessibility of quality education in the country, 

Business leaders face a daunting task going into the third quarter, with signs that the economy is not recovering, along with a weaker currency and less favourable outlooks on emerging markets.

According to the latest global ranking the University of Witwatersrand was rated as the top South African university this year.

Our Grade 9 learners are currently standing at the crossroad of having to make subject-choices. This, in itself, does not seem to be too big a deal... except that the subject choices that they make now will impact their path into the future.  In addition, many, if not most, Grade 9 learners are not yet sure of what they want to do when they have finished school. 

This August, students at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) have assembled a compelling line-up of women business leaders and entrepreneurs,

 

 

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) is reaping the benefits of an innovative, five year capacity development programme for university fundraisers. 

 

Matrics from the Class of 2018 should now be deep into preparing for their upcoming mock exams – which are only a few weeks away – and ultimately the final exams of their school careers in two months’ time.

In tough economic times, gender diversity could make the difference between success and failure, says Dr Linda Ronnie, Associate Professor at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB).

Women gathered at the Inter-Generational Dialogues at Freedom Park in Tshwane unanimously used the platform to push for the increased usage of African languages at school and in the home.

In a business landscape of increasing complexity, uncertainty and socio-political conflict, well-managed collaboration is the key to unlocking growth and allowing organisations to thrive in difficult environments,

Social Development Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu will on Saturday hold dialogues with teenage mothers and their parents at Ndwedwe, north of Durban, to highlight and address the problem of teenage pregnancy in the area.

Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela says vocational education in the 21st century requires both head and hand skills, as the increasing use of integrated technologies is less done by hand.

The success of beauty brand – Sorbet – hinges on its people and their passion, argues its founder and CEO Ian Fuhr. Speaking at a UCT Graduate School of Business event in July,

The Department of Higher Education and Training says while the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is reconfiguring its funding processing for 2019, planning for the year hasn’t stopped. 

The Council of Education Minister’s (CEM) has approved the Home Education policy for promulgation by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

Media reports concerning the alleged 'mismangement' of funds by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) surfaced over the weekend.

Sovereign Foods showed its commitment to long-term sustainable development of youth after surprising four academically-deserving, but financial needy learners from Uitenhage-based schools with scholarship and bursary awards. 

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is increasingly becoming a greater determinant of future success across all spheres of life than IQ, an expert says, adding that it is more important than ever before that EQ is nurtured from a young age.

Matrics who are tempted to take a year off after their school careers – whether it is because they feel they just need a break, or because they don’t yet know if or what they want to study – should think twice about their decision, an education expert says.

A major current theme for schools and particularly high school students is being life smart as well as book smart.

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