Prospective students are increasingly opting for distance learning as a first choice, with the sector experiencing strong growth as a result of its harnessing of technological advancements.
Healthcare group, Netcare, has issued a warning to the public regarding on-going job offer and training scams advertised on social media platforms or via sms or emails.
Amid last year’s unprecedented economic challenges of a weakening rand, fluctuating oil prices and threats of a downgrade by numerous rating agencies, the SA pharmaceutical industry continues to weather the storm, with generics expected to make its mark in 2017.
The Durban High School Foundation Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Louis Ardé as the CEO of the DHS Foundation, effective 1 January 2017.
A balanced lifestyle boosts concentration for improved performance
As South Africa’s schoolchildren prepare to return to the classroom for the academic year ahead, one productivity expert is advocating a healthy balance in diet, exercise, work and play for improved overall performance.
Matric learners from Mamelodi can breathe a sigh of relief, following the impressive results that were attained during the 2016 matric year. These learners who form part of the IkamvaYouth Programme put in extra hours after school to ensure that they not only fair well amongst their peers but that their futures were guaranteed in the form of acceptance at their preferred universities. The IkamvaYouth team and its sponsor Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa therefore honored these learners for their great achievements in the form of an intimate celebratory “Matric Day” event at the IkamvaYouth Mamelodi Branch.
The anxious wait for the 2016 Matric results has started in thousands of homes across South Africa, where for many the December holidays will be a little more stressful than usual, particularly where there is concern over a learner’s performance. An education expert says it is very important that parents and caregivers prepare themselves so that when the results are released, they are equipped to assist and support disappointed learners in the best way possible.
From career awareness initiatives to the development of Learner Professional Development, the Finance and Accounting Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Fasset) strives to create an employable future for the learners and graduates in its industry. With a focus on the professional development of learners, and a passion for ensuring soft skills and work readiness, the Seta drives various programmes to fulfil its objectives.
Vega School, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), has launched a new ad campaign, aimed at 2017 students. The campaign calls for students to shape their future and to actively consider what role they can play in South African society, in a time governed by change.
Hundreds of thousands of newly graduated young people from the Class of 2016 are currently considering their next steps. While the obvious next step is throwing themselves into the business of searching for work, there are other options available which can make them bridge the gap between the world of study and the world of work, an expert says.