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.

When babies are learning to walk, they fall (or fail) many times over. Babies need to repeat the process (of learning to walk) over and over again, until they get it right and are able to move on to greater movement such as running, jumping and skipping. 

The future may look bleak and uncertain to the more than 170 000 Grade 12s who failed their 2018 National Senior Certificate exams, but it would be a huge mistake for them to throw in the towel and resign themselves to the idea that no Matric means no hope for the future, an education expert says. 

 

Curro Holdings, South Africa’s largest independent school operator, is launching Curro Holdings Ltd: Private College

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says it's all systems go for the 2019 school year in the province. 

“Education is not static and Boston therefore maintains a liaison with various industries, updates course material, and introduces new courses such as Cloud computing to keep graduates in line with the demand from the workplace

For many young South Africans, the possibility of achieving their matric certificate is a given. They have been set up for success with every educational resource and the support to do so. However, for a vast number of eager learners, this is not a reality. 

Moving from pre-school into a formal schooling environment is a big step not only for young children, but also for their parents.

Many Matrics from the Class of 2018 currently find themselves in the fortunate position of having performed better than anticipated in their National Senior Certificate examination

President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated the Matric Class of 2018 for keeping the National Senior Certificate (NSC) pass rate above 70%.

The matric class of 2018, who sat for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination, has bagged a 78.2% pass rate.

The 2018 QS Best Student Cities survey saw Johannesburg ranked 79th out of the 100 top cities to study in. Johannesburg has risen from its previous rank of 84th in 2017.

Have you ever considered that your child’s struggles at school may be because of emotional challenges?

Deciding to get a tertiary qualification is a big commitment, both financially and in terms of the time and effort you’ll need to invest to get your degree or diploma.

Schools from across the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) will be putting their knowledge to the test and competing for top honours in the National School Quiz Championships (NSQC) with the activities kicking off  

Matriculants who have not yet finalised their study options for next year, should take a serious look at vocational careers, where the demand for qualified and skilled individuals remain despite South Africa’s sluggish economy, an education expert says.

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received more than 400 000 funding applications for the 2019 financial year.

<p>What is the best way to teach children to read? This apparently simple question has, in fact, has been the subject of robust and often polarised debate. </p>

When Durban’s Velani Michael Khambule was handpicked as part of a high-performing group of students for a pioneering programme at REGENT Business school's* new iLeadLAB,

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor will today be presented with the award of Officer in the French Legion of Honour for her remarkable and life-long achievements during her time as Minister of Science and Technology.

11 Western Cape-based matric learners have been awarded bursaries to the value of R660 000 to help finance their tertiary education in 2019,

Thousands of first year students receiving their end of year results are having to face up to the fact that their dreams for the future are not materialising quite as they had hoped

 

iQ Academy is a specialised distance Private Higher Education Institution (PHEI) that serves students throughout South Africa. 

The face of parenting changes year by year, as our children grow and develop their own personalities, interests and expectations of life! Cindy Glass, Director and Co-founder of Step Up Education Centres elaborates by explaining

The holiday season is approaching, and with it, the busiest time of the year for shoppers as they search for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. 

With 9 days left before the closing of 2019 applications cycle, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has called on all students, who have not yet applied for financial aid, to submit their online applications before the closing date.

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