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Woman Technical Programme opens new paths to employment

Woman Technical Programme opens new paths to employment

October 13, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments (0)

In 1956, 20,000 women marched on the Union Buildings. Sixty-two years later, South Africans both celebrate and honour this important milestone in the nation’s history, by recognising the essential part women play in creating powerful and healthy communities. While there have been enormous changes since then for human rights and the rights of women, there...

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Mimecast launches global citizenship program

Mimecast launches global citizenship program

October 12, 2018 • EducationComments (0)

Mimecast Limited recently announced the launch of its Global Citizenship program that aims to support charitable organisations that are building resilience in communities. Global Citizenship formalizes the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR)...

South African blockchain and cryptocurrency expert Riccardo “fluffypony” Spagni,

South African-based Tari Labs unveils free online university

October 10, 2018 • Education, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Tari Labs, a contributor to Tari, the South African-based blockchain protocol, has launched a free online university to help incubate open source projects and train blockchain developers, both locally and globally. “Tari Labs University aims to become a...

Young African scientists stun judges with impressive innovations

Young African scientists stun judges with impressive innovations

October 8, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments (0)

Boksburg, South Africa hosted over 500 learners at the annual Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF). These budding young scientists were in Johannesburg to compete in the prestigious science fair with the hope of taking home a share...

Cathy Smith appointed as Managing Director of SAP Africa

SAP Africa Code Week 2018 drives sustainable digital skills development

October 7, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments (0)

The fourth edition of the increasingly popular Africa Code Week, an initiative of SAP, kicked-off on Friday, 5 October at a function held in Johannesburg. Since its inception in 2015, Africa Code Week has introduced over 1.8 million African youth to coding...

The non-profit charity school that is changing South Africa

The non-profit charity school that is changing South Africa

October 4, 2018 • EducationComments Off on The non-profit charity school that is changing South Africa

The day starts at 7 am. Children arrive on buses from nearby communities such as Philippi, Langa and Manenberg. They receive a meal, then set into their learning schedule. Pupils from grade R all the way through to matriculants are ready to add another layer...

Meet Africa’s top young scientists at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists

Meet Africa’s top young scientists at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists

October 3, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Meet Africa’s top young scientists at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists

Hundreds of young scientists from across Africa have descended on the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre located in Boksburg, South Africa to compete in the 38th annual Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF). More than 500 of...

Fundi announced as Gold sponsor of Education Innovation Summit 2018

Disrupting African Education at the core of Annual Fundi Education Forum

October 3, 2018 • EducationComments Off on Disrupting African Education at the core of Annual Fundi Education Forum

On 29th October 2018 at the Sandton International Convention Centre the 2nd annual Fundi Education Forum, in partnership with The African Presidential Leadership Centre (APLC), will bring together former heads of African states, educators, business leaders,...

Inspiring a culture of conservation through photography

Inspiring a culture of conservation through photography

October 1, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Inspiring a culture of conservation through photography

Canon South Africa and the Wild Shots Outreach programme continue to shift mindsets and nurture a love for wildlife amongst underprivileged children near the Kruger National Park. The partners recently teamed up to host a wildlife photography exhibition at...

South Africa’s Top 10 Students named by leading employers

South Africa’s Top 10 Students named by leading employers

October 1, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa’s Top 10 Students named by leading employers

After receiving thousands of entries from across the country and putting the entrants through a rigorous four-phase judging process, South Africa’s Top 10 university students have been unearthed from across the country, chosen from the Top 100 identified by...

Schneider Electric powers up South African classrooms

Schneider Electric powers up South African classrooms

September 29, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Schneider Electric powers up South African classrooms

Schools all over the country are getting on the technology bandwagon, bringing tablets into the classrooms and incorporating them into lesson plans. The devices are often used to access online resources, and educators have come to rely on these resources as...

Female graduates drive Vox skills development programme

Female graduates drive Vox skills development programme

September 28, 2018 • EducationComments Off on Female graduates drive Vox skills development programme

Integrated ICT and telecommunications company Vox celebrated an extra special Women’s Month with the graduation of 10 female employees, who have furthered their expertise through the company’s internal skills development programme, and enrolment...

Encouraging South African Youth to Play Active Role in 4IR Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Innovation

Robotics play an active role in 4th Industrial Revolution

September 24, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Robotics play an active role in 4th Industrial Revolution

Paramount Group, an African-based global defence and aerospace business, proudly announces the launch of an excitingly-new annual robotics competition entitled ‘Parabotics’, a contest (commencing in January, with finals scheduled for December)...

Digital education promises to be a game-changer

Digital education promises to be a game-changer

September 24, 2018 • Education, OpinionComments Off on Digital education promises to be a game-changer

The buzzword in many industries all around the world is undoubtedly digital transformation. In the education sector the key is how it will continue to revolutionise the learning experience. Simply put, the ability to share knowledge and resources at...

South Africa takes 6th place in Global Robotics Olympics

South Africa takes 6th place in Global Robotics Olympics

September 18, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa takes 6th place in Global Robotics Olympics

A team of learners from Tshwane, mentored by the University of Pretoria’s (UP) MakerSpace centre and a group of UP engineering students, was placed sixth out of 180 teams from around the world participating in the annual FIRST Global Challenge Robotics...

The digital skills of the future

The digital skills of the future

September 18, 2018 • Education, OpinionComments Off on The digital skills of the future

We are all too aware about the challenges of adapting to continuously evolving technology. From business practices to solution development; organisations of all shapes and sizes need to keep abreast of the digital world. But, how is this impacting on the...