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.

Introducing more skilled employees into the economy is an important path to development for many middle income countries.

Only 26% of graduates finish their three-year degrees. This is according to the recently released and audited Vital Stats Public Higher Education 2016 report, which finds that the number of students who drop out of higher education institutions has increased to staggering proportions.

False Bay TVET College friends and family bid farewell to eight (8) students who departed on a yearlong exchange programme in collaboration with the Chinese Culture and International Education Exchange Centre and MerSETA.

A KwaZulu-Natal woman has won the opportunity of a lifetime – a chance to study at one of the world’s leading educational establishments. 36 year old Viraksha Chetty, a student at REGENT Business School,

Terminology related to education in South Africa can often be very confusing, particularly when learners and prospective students need to consider the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and talk of accreditation and registration.

Gone are the days when children went to school, came home, made a peanut butter sandwich and went to play with the neighbourhood kids! Cindy Glass, Director and Co-founder of Step Up Education Centres explains “Children are naturally high-energy beings and very little thought

Over the past few decades most advanced countries have witnessed two striking reversals of the gender gap.

Boston City Campus & Business College awarded accreditation with the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education in the United Kingdom.

 

 

How do you keep students motivated? You can start by addressing the possible barriers to learning. 

The traditional approach to education must be revolutionised in order to ensure the best outcomes for the current generation of school children, who are increasingly being called Generation Alpha.

The University of Cape Town’s Faculty of Law has received confirmation of full accreditation for its LLB programme by the Council on Higher Education (CHE).

In the 1960s, the business school landscape in South Africa was a different animal to what it is today. Back then there were just two schools in operation. 

A total of 262 apprentices are already undergoing training this year with a further intake of 40 apprentices and interns beginning their training on the 15th of July in a variety of different fields.

Branding no longer focuses on humanising products. It primarily looks to influence people through other people they know, like and trust.

The first impact investment course for lawyers in South Africa is launching at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) - aimed at increasing knowledge and promoting opportunities in the field of impact investment.

The term “business management’ is broad based and refers to a range of skills and job opportunities.

Despite their best efforts, many learners and students currently writing their mid-year exams are having to face up to the fact that their performance on papers written thus far isn’t what they hoped it would be. There is however still time to get back on track, and they should guard against catastrophizing their current situation, an education expert says.

Women underestimate how much networking can help them in their careers, boosting their chances of promotion and climbing the career ladder, writes Kumeshnee West, Director of Executive Education at the UCT Graduate School of Business.

Our world is changing and our skills, values, attitudes,and behaviours need to change with it.

Winter school holidays are just around the corner, and with it inevitably comes three weeks of your children sitting at home complaining that they are ‘bored’ and being unable to

With gender-based violence, including murder and rape, rearing its ugly head on campuses, the Department of Higher Education and Training is taking steps to protect students.

 

The academic year can be a challenging time for families. It becomes even more so when a child resists or tries to avoid going to school.

There is a tremendous demand for quality Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres in South Africa, but because of a lack of supply, thousands of young children still miss out on a solid foundation during the most important stage of their development.

As thousands of South African learners enter their June exams, an expert says that there are a few ways to optimise limited study time without resorting to cramming.

South Africa’s minister of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has released a report from a ministerial task team that recommends a major overhaul of the history curriculum at schools.

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