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.

In a business landscape of increasing complexity, uncertainty and socio-political conflict, well-managed collaboration is the key to unlocking growth and allowing organisations to thrive in difficult environments,

Social Development Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu will on Saturday hold dialogues with teenage mothers and their parents at Ndwedwe, north of Durban, to highlight and address the problem of teenage pregnancy in the area.

Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela says vocational education in the 21st century requires both head and hand skills, as the increasing use of integrated technologies is less done by hand.

The success of beauty brand – Sorbet – hinges on its people and their passion, argues its founder and CEO Ian Fuhr. Speaking at a UCT Graduate School of Business event in July,

The Department of Higher Education and Training says while the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is reconfiguring its funding processing for 2019, planning for the year hasn’t stopped. 

The Council of Education Minister’s (CEM) has approved the Home Education policy for promulgation by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

Media reports concerning the alleged 'mismangement' of funds by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) surfaced over the weekend.

Sovereign Foods showed its commitment to long-term sustainable development of youth after surprising four academically-deserving, but financial needy learners from Uitenhage-based schools with scholarship and bursary awards. 

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is increasingly becoming a greater determinant of future success across all spheres of life than IQ, an expert says, adding that it is more important than ever before that EQ is nurtured from a young age.

Matrics who are tempted to take a year off after their school careers – whether it is because they feel they just need a break, or because they don’t yet know if or what they want to study – should think twice about their decision, an education expert says.

A major current theme for schools and particularly high school students is being life smart as well as book smart.

The UCT GSB is on target to graduate a record 10 PhDs in 2018 – with the capping of four new PhDs this June alone

The Department of Basic Education says it has noted the judgment regarding the Norms and Standards for the provision of school infrastructure handed down at the Bhisho High Court.

The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) has been ranked as the top excellent business school in South Africa by Eduniversal, an international education rating agency with headquarters in Paris. The ranking is the result of voting by deans of business schools around the world, based on a list of criteria.

 

In an effort to realise spatial transformation, plans are underway to include the Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF) into the curricula of institutions of higher learning.

Despite the best efforts of teachers and lecturers students often fail to grasp simple concepts.

To become inspired, we need to inspire others. Remember that what we teach others, we teach ourselves.

 

 

Every person is born with the ability and desire to learn. So why do some people abandon the practice of learning later in life?

You’ve probably come across a number of people in the workforce who will tell you that their MBA is what helped them learn the skills required to be in the management position they are at today.

 

Carol Dwyer is a live wire, she’s a ‘mature’ lecturer at False Bay College who has embraced technology in order to develop blended learning experiences that are entertaining, appropriate, and relevant to the topic as well as contextualized for the local student.

With Matric finals fast approaching we’re sure you could do with some extra help and guidance, and Monash South Africa (MSA) is here to assist you!

Applications for the 2019/2020 internationally accredited and ranked Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree are now open and will close on 31 August,

It's no secret that the world of higher education is moving into the digital space.

Umalusi has condemned websites selling fake matric certificates to the public.

 

With the holidays almost over and preliminary exams on the horizon, Grade 12s are on the cusp of entering one of the most stressful periods in their school careers.

 

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