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.

False Bay TVET College hosted its annual Awards and Diploma Ceremony to acknowledge students who excel in their respective programmes and celebrate those who have graduated. 

The SA Road Passenger Bargaining Council recently said that the bus sector would count the cost of the month-long strike for years to come.

Winds of change will soon blow over the country’s Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges as the department in charge of these institutions wants to see them perform at a much higher level.

 

Are you pursuing a qualification in the services industry? The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Services SETA) is inviting bursary applications for the 2018 academic year.

The biggest news to hit our campus this year has been our award of accreditation with the British Accreditation Council (BAC).

It is easy to dismiss mid-year exams – which learners across South Africa will write in coming weeks - as less significant than end-of-year exams, but that would be a mistake, an expert says.

Student social entrepreneurs from the University of Cape Town (UCT) have been given a lifeline by the South African Breweries (SAB) Foundation after it pledged an amount of R1.5 million

The UCT Graduate School of Business has been ranked as a Top 90 business school in the prestigious Financial Times Executive Education Customised Rankings 2018, scoring in the top 50 for the future use and relevance of its programmes.

The inaugural Burke Scholarship, aimed at advancing democracy by developing promising young journalists, has been awarded to Khethokuhle Ayanda Mthethwa, from Tsakane, Gauteng.

All evidence points to creativity as being a critical skill needed to thrive in the fourth industrial revolution, says Professor Elaine Rumboll, founder of the Creative Leadership consultancy and founder and convenor of the Business Acumen for Artists (BAA) course at the UCT Graduate School of Business.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has reminded first year students, who have qualified to get a bursary from the NSFAS, to ensure that they have signed their agreements by 31 July 2018.

The idea of writing exams rarely brings about emotions of excitement and happy anticipation! In fact, feelings of anxiety, panic and outright fear are what most parents and learners experience when exam time comes knocking at their door!

Nearly a quarter of a century into democracy, four presidents and several curricular revisions later, South Africa has made little headway in its reading crisis.

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says the department will spend R934 million on the University Capacity Development Programme (UCDP) to improve student development and decolonise the curriculum.

Minister Naledi Pandor, Deputy Minister Buti Manamela and DG Gwebs Qonde

The government has allocated almost R90 billion for the Higher Education and Training department this year.  Minister Naledi Pandor has outlined her spending plans for the year which include a fund to support the de-colonisation of university curriculums.

Many excellent and highly-qualified employees are promoted to managerial positions only to find themselves struggling – and failing – in the new position of leadership. Fortunately, it is never too late to become a good boss.

80% of brain growth happens during the first three years of life. Find out what you can do maximise your child's learning ability.

With Boston City Campus & Business College now open for mid-year registrations for diplomas and degrees, Boston’s Marketing Manager, Natalie Rabson, uses the opportunity to reflect on how attaining a higher education can help address the issue of unemployment

President Cyril Ramaphosa says education remains the most effective tool in bridging the chasm of inequality in South Africa.

Listening to music while studying has become a popular trend among high school and varsity students but is this a good thing?

Deciding on a course of study can be tricky. In fact statistics show that 80 percent of students change their major at least once during their college career.

According to Natalie Rabson of Boston City Campus & Business College, it is becoming increasingly important for students to choose one of the modern courses of study that are relevant to the modern times in which we are living and working.

Being a parent is the toughest job on the planet! Besides ensuring that your children are cared for, loved and that their emotional and physical needs are met,

Grade 12s should already be well into researching their study options for 2019 and should aim to beat the rush and submit their applications sooner rather than later

False Bay College launched the first TVET Health and Wellness mobile clinic in the country.

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