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As at 9 October 2017, NSFAS had already received 80 494 valid applications CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 16, 2017/APO/ --  The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr. Blade Nzimande, has encouraged learners and students needing financial aid to complete their applications early. Applications for financial aid in 2018…
The students were in the main said to be unhappy with disciplinary action taken against four fellow students by the university CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 12, 2017/APO/ --  The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, has condemned the violent protests that continue to disrupt the academic…
Milpark Education was recently announced as one of the seven African higher education institution’s to work with the UK’s University of Wolverhampton to spearhead a £1.3 million project to support the education of entrepreneurs in Africa. The innovative five-year project will be funded by the European Union.  The University of…
This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the 1997 UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel PRETORIA, South Africa, October 5, 2017/APO/ --  President Jacob Zuma has today, 05 October 2017, expressed his full support and good wishes to all teachers in the country and the world…
Friday, 06 October 2017 08:30

Honouring the role that teachers play

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“Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.” Sidney Hook, philosopher  It’s World Teachers Day 2017 (on 5 October) and Tsogo Sun, which has education as the primary focus of its CSI programmes, is recognising the committed…
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 08:47

Inmates ready for matric exams

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A total of 211 inmates from 14 DCS (Department of Correctional Services) schools are to sit for the final exams, a 63.5 percent increase from the 129 in the 2016 academic year CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 3, 2017/APO/ --  The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) is ready to commence…
Milpark Education, the award-winning private higher education institution, is excited to introduce its new corporate identity and brand platform. The new look and feel titled `Learn To Thrive’, ushers in a fresh modern look for the 20-year old brand, that has become synonymous with world-class business education and is home…
All four entities involved briefed the Committee on how the money was erroneously paid to one student, and what steps had been taken CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 14, 2017/APO/ --  The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Ms Connie September, has called on all entities…
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 11:42

Next executive challenge … co-opting the cobots

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By Gusti Coetzer, director at Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa) Future-spotting is a key strategic challenge for senior management. For those taking a forward-view, a new priority has emerged … how to react to the rise of the robots.Science fiction is fast becoming reality in manufacturing and service industries in…
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 09:50

On this International Literacy Day

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On this International Literacy Day, AVBOB feels a profound sense of commitment to the education of disadvantaged youth in South Africa, through the promotion of literacy and the development of school infrastructure. AVBOB is all about people. What sets us apart is that we are truly embedded in our communities – we are always there…
Johannesburg, South Africa: August 12, 2017: GE (NYSE: GE), the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company has announced the launch of a skills development program for high school students in South Africa. 600 students across 30 schools in 5 provinces will receive Robotics training through a tailor-made e-learning course titled “Intro…
Dogs are man’s best friend and they have health benefits to people. We would like to pitch an interview for our spokesperson Tumi to shed some light on some of the benefits of pet ownership. One of the most interesting facts is that Dogs and Cats can help children with Autism.…

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