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Amid the global pandemic there is an increased demand for working individuals to upskill within their field. Why? This is necessary to improve chances of promotion, to remain relevant in a changed working world, and to avoid retrenchment brought about by a downturn in the economy.

With online teaching hastened by the coronavirus, teachers have had to convert face-to-face teaching into remote classes with minimum resources and time.

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The University of Cape Town (UCT) has announced the launch of a new online high school. This new online high school will be the first of its kind in Africa.

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Online learning is flexible and convenient but in some ways it can be more challenging than regular training programmes. It requires you to be extremely disciplined and focused.

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) deals with universities, and other post-school education and training, as well as coordinating the Human Resource Development Strategy for South Africa (HRDSSA).

The role and responsibilities for education in South Africa is shared by the Department of Education and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The Department of Education specifically deals with all schools and grades ranging from Grade R to Grade 12, and adult literacy programmes.

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Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories, and nearly 300 000 in South Africa gain access to digital skills, topping its initial goal of 25 million last June. This is why the company is extending its commitment by launching new resources to help job-seekers and 250,000 companies make a skills-based hire in 2021.

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While many institutions grappled in 2020 with a sudden and dramatic shift to online learning, technology mediated learning is in Boston’s DNA.

Online learning involves educational courses offered by academic institutions that take place virtually over the internet. Learning is conducted through various social media platforms and software applications. Online learning is also known as “e-learning” and is just one form of distance learning however, differs from a traditional classroom. Students that are pursuing their studies online require a high level of self-motivation and self-control. It is so easy to slip off the bandwagon and before you know it, you are behind and cannot keep track of your course material.

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