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.

It’s 2019, almost 25 years into South Africa’s democratic dispensation, and racism is still playing out in the country’s schools.

Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the University of Venda (Univen), Dr Bernard Nthambeleni says despite challenges facing the South African higher education sector, the university has continued to maintain and safeguard its teaching and learning spaces.

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has reminded learners considering writing the matric second chance examinations to register ahead of Thursday’s deadline.

“It can be difficult these days to convince students to commit to three or four years towards achieving a degree.” 

The winner of the secondary school category at the ninth annual Youth Citizens Actions Programme (YCAP) National Championships was Eastern Cape's Solomon Mahlangu Secondary School which focused on the schools feeding scheme.

Employee “intrapreneurs” could hold the key to unlocking innovation for South African business faced with the twin challenges of growing local productivity and jobs, and keeping pace with rapid global technology advancement and the demands of increasingly sophisticated consumers.

With matric complete, a new cohort of Generation Z (Gen-Z) is now in search of optimum learning environments that will support their pursuit of knowledge and help them prepare themselves for the world of work.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has announced the completion of all assessments of the 2019 applications of first time students.

Producing graduates for the world of finance is an expensive, specialised and time-consuming business. Can universities keep pace with the requirements of a rapidly changing industry?

Delegate to your teams, communicate with them and nurture your relationship with your governing body, when preparing for turbulent times at institutes of higher learning. 

Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela says the Central Application Clearing House (CACH) call centre is better placed to assist students who have not applied or those who are not able to find space at institutions of higher learning.

If South Africa is to play in the big league of education, it needs to work harder to improve efficiency in key subjects, especially in early schooling, this is according to President Cyril Ramaphosa.

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) and 14 other business schools from around the world have been re-accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) with the EQUIS stamp of approval.   

Life on earth is a rollercoaster ride of emotions and our reactions to these emotions. All too often, we coaster through life, unaware of our behavioral choices and even worse, unable to consider the possibility that we could have made better choices for ourselves along the way. 

For all high-school learners, the National Senior Certificate (NSC) represents the gateway to further study. But what exactly are the options available to the average South African student and, 

Known for its innovation and high academic standards, Boston City Campus & Business College is introducing a new first in tertiary education in South Africa.

Private-public partnerships have become a common strategy for countries all over the world to meet their development goals. In the global north, these partnerships 

 

If you have not met the requirements of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) or the extended Senior Certificate you can join the second chance programme and improve your chances of success.

As many universities wrap up their admissions for 2019, some private higher education institutions including Monash South Africa (MSA) are continuing to accept applications for the 2019 academic year. 

South Africa’s Minister of Basic Education announced a 2018 matric pass rate of <a href="https://www.education.gov.za/Newsroom/Speeches/tabid/950/ctl/Details/mid...">78.2%</a> in the first week of January as well as a number of other significant achievements.

It is axiomatic to state that business models, across all sectors of the economy, are being fundamentally disrupted.  

Immersive learning will fundamentally change the way young South Africans absorb information, and forms an integral part of the learning revolution the country needs to embark on to keep up with the demands of the future.

The most expensive wardrobe, filled with Gucci, Vuitton, and DKNY is the stuff of dreams… and in this scenario, you usually have the matching fast car and beautiful home. 

The Department of Public Works (DPW) has awarded 40 bursaries to deserving 2018 matriculants.

Half of all South African pupils who attended school for five years can’t do

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