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.

Minister Naledi Pandor, Deputy Minister Buti Manamela and DG Gwebs Qonde

The government has allocated almost R90 billion for the Higher Education and Training department this year.  Minister Naledi Pandor has outlined her spending plans for the year which include a fund to support the de-colonisation of university curriculums.

Many excellent and highly-qualified employees are promoted to managerial positions only to find themselves struggling – and failing – in the new position of leadership. Fortunately, it is never too late to become a good boss.

80% of brain growth happens during the first three years of life. Find out what you can do maximise your child's learning ability.

With Boston City Campus & Business College now open for mid-year registrations for diplomas and degrees, Boston’s Marketing Manager, Natalie Rabson, uses the opportunity to reflect on how attaining a higher education can help address the issue of unemployment

President Cyril Ramaphosa says education remains the most effective tool in bridging the chasm of inequality in South Africa.

Listening to music while studying has become a popular trend among high school and varsity students but is this a good thing?

Deciding on a course of study can be tricky. In fact statistics show that 80 percent of students change their major at least once during their college career.

According to Natalie Rabson of Boston City Campus & Business College, it is becoming increasingly important for students to choose one of the modern courses of study that are relevant to the modern times in which we are living and working.

Being a parent is the toughest job on the planet! Besides ensuring that your children are cared for, loved and that their emotional and physical needs are met,

Grade 12s should already be well into researching their study options for 2019 and should aim to beat the rush and submit their applications sooner rather than later

False Bay College launched the first TVET Health and Wellness mobile clinic in the country.

An MBA remains one of the most sought after and effective business degrees on the market. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which issues regular research reports on how graduates from business schools rate their experience during and after their studies,

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has dismissed as fake news media reports that a student at the University of Fort Hare (UFH) is being overpaid their allowance.

GMAC Sangeet Chowfla and Peter Tufano

International business schools association, GMAC is certain that African students are going to be playing a much bigger role in business education globally.

Often pitted against each other, big business and local communities have more to gain by working together than working at cross purposes - especially in vulnerable economies.

A successful Australian mentoring programme that aims to bridge the inequality gap has reached South African shores.

A free knowledge hub aims to improve corporate social investment (CSI) in functional literacy during the school foundation phase.

Emotions ran high  at a high school south of Johannesburg in 2017 when the largely coloured community rejected the appointment of a black principal

Do you go against, behind and in front of the grain? Are you the streetwise running anti-clockwise? Do you see the unseen? Do you dream the undreamed? Are you what the world needs? This is a call to you, future entrepreneurs. 

How do you avoid becoming another statistic? You can start by understanding why students walk away from their studies.

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says progress has been made to ensure that the new bursary scheme is implemented successfully.

The bursaries which will run for a period of four years, will cover accommodation costs, books and a living stipend

Education, as we have known it for the past 100 years, is fixated on academic prowess. The percentage on the report card has always been the benchmark by which we believe we can determine if a child will become a successful adult, or not.

There is an inextricable link between the level of education and the level of poverty in society.

The Embassy of Japan in South Africa has been creating bridges between the youth of South Africa and Japan through various people-to-people exchange programmes for more than two decades.

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