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IITPSA awards a University of Pretoria all-girls B Com Informatics project team

IITPSA awards a University of Pretoria all-girls B Com Informatics project team

May 21, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on IITPSA awards a University of Pretoria all-girls B Com Informatics project team

A team of final year BCom Informatics students at the University of Pretoria has won a Women in IT award sponsored by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) for an outstanding final year project. The new IITPSA Women in IT award is intended to boost the profile of IT as a career [&hellip...

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Arc Skills earns coveted International Society for Technology in Education Seal of Alignment

Arc Skills earns coveted International Society for Technology in Education Seal of Alignment

May 20, 2019 • EducationComments Off on Arc Skills earns coveted International Society for Technology in Education Seal of Alignment

Arc Skills, which is set to expand its courses across South Africa, has been awarded the coveted International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Seal of Alignment for its Soar Values programme, joining a select group of companies, including Google...

Paxful offers bitcoin workshops to universities in Africa

Paxful offers bitcoin workshops to universities in Africa

May 18, 2019 • East Africa, Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Paxful offers bitcoin workshops to universities in Africa

On Tuesday, 14 May 2019, Statistics South Africa announced that the youth unemployment rate in the country remains at an all-time high of 55.2 per cent. In a bid to help create employment, global peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace, Paxful is driving education...

iSchoolAfrica brings global learning software to rural and township schools in South Africa.

iSchoolAfrica brings global learning software to rural and township schools in South Africa

May 17, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on iSchoolAfrica brings global learning software to rural and township schools in South Africa

  iSchoolAfrica, an education initiative that reaches schools across South Africa in rural and township settings, is the official implementation partner of onebillion in South Africa. onebillion’s international team of experts have built educational...

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Mail & Guardian partners Education Innovation Summit 2019

May 15, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Mail & Guardian partners Education Innovation Summit 2019

The Mail & Guardian (M&G) has been confirmed as an official media partner for the 4th Education Innovation Summit; set to take place on the 29th May 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The M&G was launched in 1994 as not only Africa’s first...

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Social TV partners Education Innovation Summit 2019

May 14, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Social TV partners Education Innovation Summit 2019

  Social TV has been named as a media partner for the upcoming Education Innovation Summit. EISummit19 looks to connect the dots between the ever-evolving technological landscape and the state of the education sector nationally and internationally. By...

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Partners for Possibility joins Education Innovation Summit 2019

May 13, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Partners for Possibility joins Education Innovation Summit 2019

  Partners for Possibility (PfP) has been confirmed as a strategic partner for the upcoming Education Innovation Summit 2019. PfP is the flagship programme of Symphonia for South Africa (SSA), a national non-profit organisation, based in Bellville, Cape...

WATCH: TME Education launches an Electronics Lab in Mityana, Uganda

May 11, 2019 • East Africa, Education, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on WATCH: TME Education launches an Electronics Lab in Mityana, Uganda

At the beginning of this year, TME Education opened an electronics lab in cooperation with St. Elisabeth Girls School in Mityana, Uganda. The facility was inaugurated by workshops conducted by the project’s ambassador in Uganda, Patrick Ssonko. TME...

Applications for the inaugural student entrepreneurship week open

Applications for the inaugural student entrepreneurship week open

May 9, 2019 • Education, StartupsComments Off on Applications for the inaugural student entrepreneurship week open

  SFAN (Stars From All Nations) has announced the launch of the inaugural Student Entrepreneurship Week for budding entrepreneurs on the continent. Africa is the youngest continent in the world with about 60 per cent of its population under the age of...

Coding should be taught at an early age says experts

Coding should be taught at an early age says experts

May 7, 2019 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Coding should be taught at an early age says experts

There is a lot of talk in South Africa about the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and the need for education in the country to start preparing learners for the future world of work from a young age. Unfortunately, in South Africa, resources are often...

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Speakers from leading Institutions Join Education Innovation Summit

May 3, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Speakers from leading Institutions Join Education Innovation Summit

The fourth industrial revolution is upon us and is set to radically transform the way we live and work. The digitization of information, unprecedented access to data, automation, artificial intelligence, robotics and the democratization of knowledge will...

Fortinet continues efforts to close the cyber skills gap

Fortinet continues efforts to close the cyber skills gap

May 3, 2019 • Education, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Fortinet continues efforts to close the cyber skills gap

Fortinet recently announced it continues to train and educate in a bid to close the cybersecurity skills gap by rolling out even further expanded training and education initiatives. Recent additions to the company’s education and training programming...

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...

How the cloud is creating the classroom of the future

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...

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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...