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.

Never in the history of mankind have we been so bombarded by technology in the form of cellphones, tablets and computers. 

Fixing education and providing better support for entrepreneurs is key to rebuilding SA’s economy, Wits chancellor and entrepreneur Dr Judy Dlamini tells Cape Town audiences.

What is BBA? The Bachelor of Business Administration in Media Operations Management is a degree that focuses on building future managers and leaders within different fields in the media industry. It deals with managing talent and skills within the media industry. 

Schools are failing to adequately prepare students for the new era of work and here's why.

“Africa has what the world wants but requires a 30-year instead of a 5-year view”

The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) is ranked 46th in the world, and the best in Africa, for its Executive MBA programme according to the QS Global EMBA Rankings for 2019.

 

Let’s consider what it takes to transform rough diamonds into the magnificence that we admire in beautifully polished, sought-after stones. 

Millions of South Africans have been inspired by the PhD awarded to Minister in Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor, for her academic efforts in the field of education.

University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), offers one of the world’s best Executive MBAs, this is according to global business school analyst QS, or Quacquarelli Symonds, which today released its World University Rankings: Global Executive MBA (EMBA) 2019.

In coming weeks, public universities and private institutions across South Africa will host a series of Open Days

Lekete Secondary School in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga is the first of 30 schools to benefit from Engen’s R2.5 million cash injection to the Imbumba Foundation’s Caring4Girls programme.  

The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Bill aims to protect the integrity of the South African education and training system by giving the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) the legal responsibility to verify qualifications and part-qualifications. 

The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) first ever global report on pre-primary school education has lauded South Africa’s efforts in rolling out pre-primary education.

When Lara van Rooyen from Curro Mossel Bay, scored an esteemed 92.86% average to secure joint honours as Curro Holdings’ IEB top academic achiever of 2018

Governments must create a policy and legal framework for businesses to invest to improve living standards of society and create jobs and grow economies, says Vuyani Jarana, CEO of South African Airways (SAA).

A survey taking stock of the progress made in terms of service delivery has revealed that the Basic Education Department (DBE) is making headway in providing libraries or media centres to schools.

False Bay TVET College has received confirmation of the approval of its long-cherished project to establish a College campus in Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town. 

Education, whether formal or informal learning, is the key driver of the social change we would all like to see in South Africa.

A new TVET College will be built in the Mitchells Plain area in the hopes of uplifting the gang-ridden community through skills development.

Teaching bursaries are available from the independent schools association, ISASA.

Students using Zaio – the UCT start-up that assists with building an information technology (IT) skills profile through coding – will experience a more streamlined offering now that the platform has adopted a fully automated way of doing business.

The bi-annual National Skills Conference and Development Awards took place on 14 and 15 March at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, Gauteng. 

Nelson Mandela famously stated that education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. At the same time however, our education system is in crisis. 

About 51% of South Africa’s youth - between ages 18 - 24 do not have the financial means to pay for their tertiary tuition, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced.

For book lovers, reading to their children may seem obvious. Why would they not want to pass on their love of literature? However, researchers have shown there are more benefits for both adult and child that come with reading than just building a bond – particularly when it comes to education.

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