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.

Many South Africans and South African organisations are giving significantly more philanthropic funding to local universities. However, the vast majority of funding goes to more traditional, research-intensive, historically advantaged universities (HAIs).

Humanities cannot remain retrospective, but need to get ahead of emerging technologies, if higher education students are to be prepared to face the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Despite the massive push to transform the image of TVET colleges it seems businesses are still hesitant to hire these graduates.

Subjects like coding and data analytics will be introduced at primary school level in order to prepare South Africans for the new world of work, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

South African teachers are spending a hefty amount of time on administrative tasks – time which could be better used on teaching in the classroom.

Our students of today are our leaders of tomorrow. If this statement is true then what kind of graduate does South Africa need?

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will release the results of a large-scale study investigating the condition of the teaching and learning environment in schools at a briefing scheduled for Tuesday.

On Monday 1 July 2019, Embury Institute for Higher Education (Embury) will kick off orientation week for a new programme and a South African first as it launches its South African Sign Language Teachers’ Training Programme.

What changes can South Africans expect within the higher education sector with President Ramaphosa at the helm?

South Africa says it is pushing ahead to grasp the many opportunities presented by the <a href="https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/01/what-is-the-fourth-industrial-rev...">fourth industrial revolution

It's that time of year again when high school students start to seriously consider their college applications. Here are some insights to help you secure your place.

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. 

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