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South Africa E-Learning revenue expected to reach over $490 million by 2023

South Africa E-Learning revenue expected to reach over $490 million by 2023

May 2, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa E-Learning revenue expected to reach over $490 million by 2023

A study conducted by Ken Research has revealed that the corporate sector will contribute the highest revenue share to the overall E-Learning industry in South Africa by year end 2023. The research further states that due to the growing demand for online courses, the adoption of Learning Management System (LMS) by customers across various sectors [&hellip...

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South Africa gets first fully online Honours degree

South Africa gets first fully online Honours degree

April 29, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa gets first fully online Honours degree

SAICA’s has recently accredited Milpark Education’s first-of-its-kind fully online Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA) which allows students who pass, access into SAICA’s first professional examination. The current challenges facing...

South Africa E-Learning revenue expected to reach over $490 million by 2023

Virtual Reality in education: Welcome to the new age of learning

April 25, 2019 • Education, FeaturesComments Off on Virtual Reality in education: Welcome to the new age of learning

Using new technologies for pedagogical purposes is more than just a fad. It seems to be quickly imposing itself as the future of education. In fact, most professionals working in training and education are already well-versed in various fields such as...

Belgian edu-tech provider to exhibit at Education Innovation Summit

Major education event set to tackle 4th Industrial Revolution

April 24, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Major education event set to tackle 4th Industrial Revolution

On the 29th May 2019, IT News Africa is set to host the 4th annual Education Innovation Summit at the Hilton Hotel, Sandton. This year’s conference will focus on the exploration of emerging educational technology trends and aim to provide solutions to...

The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) will launch its School of Software Engineering for secondary schools in the Free State on 25 April 2019.

School of Software Engineering to launch in South Africa

April 24, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on School of Software Engineering to launch in South Africa

The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) has developed a curriculum at schools to include ICT initiatives such as coding, software development and other digital skills. This is a national initiative that SITA, in accordance with its business development...

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Networks Unlimited Africa plays its part in committing to South Africa education

April 17, 2019 • Education, SponsoredComments Off on Networks Unlimited Africa plays its part in committing to South Africa education

“South African businesses need to get positive about education and commit themselves to playing their role in educating South Africa’s children – the onus cannot lie only on the state.” This was the message from Anton Jacobsz, CEO at Networks...

Facebook, Dream Factory open computer lab in Cape Town

Facebook, Dream Factory open computer lab in Cape Town

April 16, 2019 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook, Dream Factory open computer lab in Cape Town

The Facebook Community Leadership Program and the Dream Factory Foundation have partnered to open a computer lab at Salt River High School in Cape Town. The facility – called the Dream Lab – is a donation to the school from Nadine Maselle, a South African...

North-West University students take top-prize at 2019 MiWay 24-hour Hackathon

North-West University students take top-prize at 2019 MiWay 24-hour Hackathon

April 15, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on North-West University students take top-prize at 2019 MiWay 24-hour Hackathon

This past weekend saw 25 top Honours and final-year students from five leading Universities from around South Africa take part in the 24 hours hackathon to conceptualise, design and build an actuarial model. On 13 -14 April 2019, the students took on the...

South African top students to display skill at 2019 MiWay Hackathon

South African top students to display skill at 2019 MiWay Hackathon

April 13, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African top students to display skill at 2019 MiWay Hackathon

The stage is already set for this year’s MiWay ‘by invitation only’ Hackathon. The event will see Honours and final-year students from leading South African universities battling it out to find out whose financial modelling skills are the...

South African school goes solar through innovative global funding platform

South African school goes solar through innovative global funding platform

April 11, 2019 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African school goes solar through innovative global funding platform

Sun Exchange, a global solar micro-leasing marketplace has announced plans to solar power Western Cape Education Department schools. The first school in the series will be Protea Heights Academy in Cape Town. Sun Exchange enables schools and businesses to...

Belgian edu-tech provider to exhibit at Education Innovation Summit

Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 4th year

April 10, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 4th year

The 4th annual Education Innovation Summit is set to take place on the 29th of May 2019 at the Hilton, Sandton, Johannesburg. Hosted by IT News Africa, the summit is designed to bring together innovation leaders and the academic community by facilitating and...

Chanille Viviers was celebrated among nearly 400 educators and school leaders from around the world.

South African educator recognised at Microsoft annual Education Exchange

April 6, 2019 • EducationComments Off on South African educator recognised at Microsoft annual Education Exchange

South African educator, Chanille Viviers was recognised at the Microsoft annual Education Exchange (E2) conference which took place in Paris. She competed in the Global Educator Exchange as part of Team 14, who came first place for creating a classroom lesson...

Kabakoo aims to innovate creative learning in Africa

April 4, 2019 • EducationComments Off on Kabakoo aims to innovate creative learning in Africa

Learning locally relevant skills and knowledge is the major challenge to be addressed for achieving Africa’s promised demographic dividend. To solve the problem, Kabakoo is building a network of inclusive spaces dedicated to creative learning. Kabakoo –...

NetDragon signs digital education MOU with Russia’s Global Rus Trade

April 4, 2019 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on NetDragon signs digital education MOU with Russia’s Global Rus Trade

NetDragon, a global leader in building internet communities, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on digital education with the leading Russian B2B-platform for cross-border e-commerce, Global Rus Trade, at the BRICS Business Council Midterm Meeting in...

LEGO Education launches SPIKE Prime

LEGO Education launches SPIKE Prime

April 3, 2019 • EducationComments Off on LEGO Education launches SPIKE Prime

LEGO Education has announced LEGO Education SPIKE Prime, a product in the LEGO Education hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) learning portfolio. SPIKE Prime brings together LEGO bricks, a programmable, multi-port Hub, sensors and...

TME Education – problemsolving through synergy

April 2, 2019 • Education, SponsoredComments Off on TME Education – problemsolving through synergy

The African continent, in spite of its rapidly growing population, has quite a few students of tertiary education. On average only 6% of the African youth has access to higher education, while in OECD it’s about 80%. The rates look no better for disciplines...