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.

Boston City Campus & Business College launches Postgraduate Diploma in Management: PG.Dip. (Management). 

It is all over the news! How much screen time is too much for young children?  What is it about this age of technology and the need to understand the dynamics of our changing world? 

<p><a href="https://www.che.ac.za/media_and_publications/higher-education-monitor/hi...">High graduation</a> rates are essential for innovation in modern industrialised societies. 

The applications for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship programme are closing shortly and Grade12 learners are urged to apply.

Did you know every year thousands of newly qualified matriculants compete for limited first-year places at traditional tertiary educational institutions? If you haven’t qualified for admission for your studies, for a particular course or have not been accepted due to limited places, there are definitely options for you!

The National Treasury will in the 2019/20 financial year set aside R567 billion for social grant payments, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced during the 2019 budget speech in Cape Town on Wednesday.

Some of SA’s foremost analytical minds in politics and economics sparked robust debate at the REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL* Pre-Budget Roundtable when they shared their insights

Public schools in South Africa can look forward to joining the digital education revolution as some of their private school counterparts have been experiencing for the past few years

University choices may feel like a distant priority for this year’s Matrics who are currently settling into the rhythm of their final year at school.

The Government Gazette released a full inquiry and proposed resolutions regarding ‘ Articulation between qualifications’ on all levels. 

The beginning of the academic year has become synonymous with an abundance of recently matriculated students jostling for admittance into tertiary institutes across the country.

How can South African higher education institutions (HEIs) learn from and build on a hugely successful philanthropic capacity-building project, to address other challenges that they 

Many people are still unaware of the study opportunities government has provided through public Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges.

Mfundo is a young man who is considered to be a top academic and sporting high-flyer. He is in Grade 5 and has already won many awards for his achievements. 

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. 

Gauteng’s top Engen Maths and Science School (EMSS) matriculant, Skhumbuzo Mbatha has a secret weapon to ensure his success

<p>South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s <a href="https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-2019-state-nation-...">State of the Nation Address</a>, delivered in Cape Town on February 7, has attracted a fair amount of <a href="https://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2019-02-08-boredom-and-praise-mzans...">praise</a>. But while the speech scored an A for its vision and plan for economic renewal, it scored an F for education.</p>

In the near future, classrooms will be vibrant spaces where fun and acquiring knowledge blend seamlessly as the Basic Education Department wants to make play a fundamental block of learning.

Umlazi matriculant Zizile Msomi did not let a two-hour walk to school or financial constraints get in the way of her dream of studying chemical engineering at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

South Africa’s education system is to go through a radical overhaul in order to adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Fake credentials have become a global problem. The National Student Clearinghouse, a US NGO that offers a degree verification service, reports that falsified academic credentials are a serious, prevalent and ever-increasing problem.

Across the country hundreds of thousands of young people recently entered Higher Education hoping to graduate in a few years so that they are qualified to enter the workplace.

The Department of Basic Education has extended the registration deadline to 18 February for those who want a second chance to write matric exams. 

 

Local and international leaders in Higher Education are marking the completion of a 13-year, US$22,4 million capacity-building programme that has boosted the sustainability of many South African universities and contributed to new university infrastructure, staff, student and research funding, and bursaries. 

“Twenty years ago all our students coming for career consultations were intent on pursuing a career in Law.” So says Natalie Rabson, Skills Development Consultant at Boston City Campus & Business College.

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