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.

For over two decades South African higher education has been dominated by three successive and contending waves of thinking and organisation. 

Our students of today are our leaders of tomorrow. If this statement is true then what kind of graduate does South Africa need? Boston City Campus and Business College (Boston) is a leading provider of Business Management training in South Africa. 

Higher Education and Science and Technology Deputy Minister Buti Manamela will on Wednesday launch the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) in Potchefstroom, North West.

As the soon-to-be-graduates from the Class of 2019 near the end of their studies, they need to start considering their options for next year. 

False Bay TVET College, Khayelitsha Campus together with the Department of Small Business Development hosted a youth dialogue with College students.

 

The results for the 2019 June matric exams written by both National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Senior Certificate (SC) candidates are out.

South Africa is training a group of teachers to learn how to code and how to teach coding. 

Adri Wessels, Grade 12 learner at Curro Durbanville, was awarded a bronze medal at the 2019 International Maths Olympiad (IMO) in Bath, England. 

In an effort to ramp up skills development in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges R150 million has been allocated from the National Skills Fund.

The Stellenbosch University Museum, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Museum hosted the fourth annual Nelson Mandela Colloquium in Stellenbosch on Friday (26 July).

Thousands of applications were received, 7 were selected from Africa, including Ms Simnikiwe Ngcawa, the only TVET College representative to participate in the Community College Initiative Programme 2019-2020.  

Have you noticed that we may be bringing up a generation of young people who feel so entitled to gifts, devices and whatever they desire, that gratitude is becoming a lost art? 

Ageing developed countries and a young African population present the African continent with the opportunity to create future jobs.

Is the expense and stress of a higher education really worth it? Here are four benefits of studying further that may not have crossed your mind.

A gender revolution has begun in what were exclusively male industries, led by a still-tiny vanguard of women artisans produced by South Africa’s TVET College system.

South Africa will next week host the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) high level policy dialogue forum on secondary education in Africa.

Everybody I know has stories about how they or people they care about have been treated badly at work. I am sure that every person reading this has their own stories of people not being treated like people.

I have the habit of striking random conversations with youngsters and asking them about their goals and ambitions, particularly in the career that they want to pursue.

"Many of today's skills won't match tomorrow's jobs." So how do we prepare for the future of work? By adopting the practice of lifelong learning.

South Africa’s largest private education provider, JSE-listed ADvTECH Limited, is growing its offering in the mid-fee schools sector, bringing the dream of a high-quality education closer to thousands more South African students and parents.

If everything goes according to plan, students from all district municipalities will have access to post-school training institutions.

Imagine holding a big juicy orange in your hand. The fruit feels heavy and cool and you excitedly anticipate enjoying what it has ‘inside’.

She lost her mother two months before enrolling for a Master of Commerce (MCom) degree, found out she was pregnant during her first block of classes and went into labour an evening before crucial tests during her second block.

While improving the local economy is seen as key in enabling South Africa to address the pressing developmental challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment, bridging the skills gap will be vital in order to ensure sustainable and accelerated growth. 

The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), the University of Pretoria's internationally accredited business school, based in Sandton, Johannesburg, announced the launch of a new digital course that will combine many of the benefits of the methodologies of on-campus executive education with the power and flexibility of online learning. 

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