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.

With the help of smart technology local schools are clamping down on bullying, abuse and racism.

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has quadrupled its donor income in five years to R64,9 million in 2017, grown the number of fundraising and development staff from six to eleven,

 

Professor John D Volmink has been reinstated as Umalusi chairperson, the Department of Basic Education has announced.

 

Corruption thrives in environments where there is little or no trust, so rebuilding trust in South African institutions should be a priority says Dr Tim London

What are we doing as business to help our youth create a sustainable future?

False Bay TVET College hosted its annual Open Day at each of their 5 campuses with a two day back to back programme.  

These eight words are what every High School leaver asks themselves. Some are fortunate to know what they would like to do, either to look for work or to study further.

 

False Bay TVET College hosted their annual Principals’ Breakfast in their Conference Centre at their Central Office in Muizenberg.

Many Matrics considering their study options for next year are finding themselves in the difficult position of being at odds with their parents or guardians about their preferred direction.

 

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has suspended its Chief Executive Officer Steven Zwane with immediate effect, following allegations of maladministration.

Gender empowerment will thrive in inclusive workplaces that allow people to be their authentic selves.

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says the completion of phase 1 of an on-campus student residence at Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) will go a long way in ensuring the safety of students.

The Advanced Professional Business Coaching Programme, offered by University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), has received the stamp of approval from the International Coach Federation (ICF) as an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP).

Cabinet has lent its support to the appointment of Dr Randall Carolissen as the administrator of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

Matric learners all over South Africa have the finish line in sight as the race to complete their schooling career nears its end. Cindy Glass, Director and Co-founder of Step Up Education Centres explains.

There has been a rapid increase in community-focused schools throughout South Africa resulting in an important impact on the accessibility of quality education in the country, 

Business leaders face a daunting task going into the third quarter, with signs that the economy is not recovering, along with a weaker currency and less favourable outlooks on emerging markets.

According to the latest global ranking the University of Witwatersrand was rated as the top South African university this year.

Our Grade 9 learners are currently standing at the crossroad of having to make subject-choices. This, in itself, does not seem to be too big a deal... except that the subject choices that they make now will impact their path into the future.  In addition, many, if not most, Grade 9 learners are not yet sure of what they want to do when they have finished school. 

This August, students at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) have assembled a compelling line-up of women business leaders and entrepreneurs,

 

 

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) is reaping the benefits of an innovative, five year capacity development programme for university fundraisers. 

 

Matrics from the Class of 2018 should now be deep into preparing for their upcoming mock exams – which are only a few weeks away – and ultimately the final exams of their school careers in two months’ time.

In tough economic times, gender diversity could make the difference between success and failure, says Dr Linda Ronnie, Associate Professor at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB).

Women gathered at the Inter-Generational Dialogues at Freedom Park in Tshwane unanimously used the platform to push for the increased usage of African languages at school and in the home.

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,

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