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 2018 QS Best Student Cities survey saw Johannesburg ranked 79th out of the 100 top cities to study in. Johannesburg has risen from its previous rank of 84th in 2017.

Have you ever considered that your child’s struggles at school may be because of emotional challenges?

Deciding to get a tertiary qualification is a big commitment, both financially and in terms of the time and effort you’ll need to invest to get your degree or diploma.

Schools from across the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) will be putting their knowledge to the test and competing for top honours in the National School Quiz Championships (NSQC) with the activities kicking off  

Matriculants who have not yet finalised their study options for next year, should take a serious look at vocational careers, where the demand for qualified and skilled individuals remain despite South Africa’s sluggish economy, an education expert says.

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received more than 400 000 funding applications for the 2019 financial year.

<p>What is the best way to teach children to read? This apparently simple question has, in fact, has been the subject of robust and often polarised debate. </p>

When Durban’s Velani Michael Khambule was handpicked as part of a high-performing group of students for a pioneering programme at REGENT Business school's* new iLeadLAB,

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor will today be presented with the award of Officer in the French Legion of Honour for her remarkable and life-long achievements during her time as Minister of Science and Technology.

11 Western Cape-based matric learners have been awarded bursaries to the value of R660 000 to help finance their tertiary education in 2019,

Thousands of first year students receiving their end of year results are having to face up to the fact that their dreams for the future are not materialising quite as they had hoped

 

iQ Academy is a specialised distance Private Higher Education Institution (PHEI) that serves students throughout South Africa. 

The face of parenting changes year by year, as our children grow and develop their own personalities, interests and expectations of life! Cindy Glass, Director and Co-founder of Step Up Education Centres elaborates by explaining

The holiday season is approaching, and with it, the busiest time of the year for shoppers as they search for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. 

With 9 days left before the closing of 2019 applications cycle, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has called on all students, who have not yet applied for financial aid, to submit their online applications before the closing date.

False Bay TVET College recently piloted a reading intervention programme to boost independent reading among first year students.

Thirteen years of compulsory schooling is nearly over for thousands of learners!  For some, the expectation or desire to study in a tertiary institution has become a reality and the pressures of ‘what-to-do-next’ is not a concern at this point!

The period between the last exam paper and the release of Matric results are some of the most anxiety-inducing, nail-biting weeks of school-leavers’ lives. 

what is the NQF?

What is the NQF? Saqa is responsible for running the National Qualifications Framework, or NQF. The NQF originally consisted of eight levels but was later increased to ten levels. The NQF levels run from Adult Basic Education and Training all the way up to doctoral degrees.

SACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) has opened its fourth physical campus in Berea, Durban, thereby increasing tertiary education options in KwaZulu-Natal.  

From 2019, supplementary exams will no longer take place in March but rather in June, says the Basic Education Department (DBE).

Regent Business School (RBS) has facilitated a sponsored Leadership and People Management Masterclass to its key stakeholders, students, alumni 

South African education innovators, Craig Duff and Odette Francesconi, who founded Varsity College in Durban in 1991 and were instrumental in the growth and development of the brand for over 25 years.

Almost 50 years after submitting his Master of Laws (LLM) degree thesis and had it refused because it quoted a banned person, Professor Raymond Suttner

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has called on all learners, who have not yet applied for 2019 financial aid, to submit their online applications before the closing date.

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