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.

The Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge is calling all Grade 8 to 12 learners to participate in their annual competition.

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.  Eleanor Roosevelt

Postdoctoral training is vital for new PhD graduates. This is a period of “apprenticeship” for a newly-minted researcher to hone their skills in a research environment. 

The newly launched Engineering School of Specialisation in Katlehong is set to address the skills shortage and unemployment through public-private partnership.

MasterCard and ATI partnership trains over 200 TVET trainers across SA, addressing critical deficit in technical training system 

Globalisation has made the world a little smaller, perhaps more manageable, and has enabled us to view the world through a wide-angle lens.

Students who wish to enter a study programme at Unisa need to submit their application between 20 August and 27 September for the 2020 academic year.

Unisa's national Student Representative Council (SRC) will march to the Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology to present a list of complaints.

False Bay TVET College is an active participant in the MOT Programme. This is a programme that originated in Norway and aims to give students certain tools to help them develop into strong and resilient members of society.

A gift is something that we willingly give to another, without the expectation of payment. Society and religions have created or set aside special days where gift-giving is expected and, of course, enjoyed by all. 

January 2019, the then Minister of Higher Education, Minister Naledi Pandor indicated that the Department of Higher Education and Training will support President Cyril Ramaphosa’s bold plan to create 257 000 job per annum by promoting entrepreneurship in the post-school sector.

The Full-time MBA programme of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) has been ranked as the top programme in Africa in its category by Eduniversal, an international education rating agency with its head office in Paris, France.

Restoring the Integrity of Compliance Institutions is Key to South Africa’s Future Development Trajectory says Standard Bank’s Chief Economist – Mr Goolam Ballim

Youth leadership must not be a reserve for challenging times but must be consistent and cultivated from a young age.

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.  

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