More than 30% of South Africans have a side-hustle – Gumtree poll
With the pandemic continuing to wreak havoc on businesses of all sizes, South Africans are taking matters into their own hands, with a recent Gumtree poll revealing that 31.5% of South Africans have either started a side hustle, or have turned their side hustle into their main source of... Read more
Kimberley mother of 5 follows teaching dream
Natasha van Wyk, Grade R teacher at Roodepan Primary School, Kimberley, has graduated with a Teaching Diploma from North West University, with the support and funding from Droogfontein Solar Power, in partnership with the Department of Education.  This mother of five, has walked anextraordinary road to achieve her Diploma... Read more
Empowered Youth and IVA Global Online School host Virtual Experience in Celebration of Human Rights Day
Empowered Youth, the global skills-development academy, and IVA Global Online School, the 3D virtual world and learning environment, have partnered in celebration of Human Rights Day (21 March 2021) and are inviting the public to attend the popular “WTF? – What’s The Future?” digital workshop at the 3D venue.... Read more
Money Smart Week South Africa invites all teachers to join free online workshop about work and retirement
How much to save for retirement? What lifestyle do you want after you retire? We are living on average 10 years longer than our parents and 20 years longer than our grandparents. This means we should plan the future with new understanding. If you do not have enough money... Read more
Over a thousand Vryburg learners benefit from career development programme
More than a thousand Grade 11 and Grade 12 high school learners, in the Vryburg region, have participated in a Career Development programme, designed to provide learners who are preparing for their chosen vocation,with the necessary support tools for making improved subject choices linked to personal interests and strengths,... Read more
UKZN introduces new architecture postgraduate degree programmes
As of the 2021 academic year – UKZN will be offering a one-year master’s degree in Architecture for applicants who hold a Bachelor of Architecture degree or a Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture. A two-year, part-time master’s degree is also offered to applicants who hold a Bachelor of Architectural Technology... Read more
Microsoft and Tech4Dev partner on Women Techsters Initiative
Microsoft and non-profit social enterprise, Tech4Dev have partnered on the Women Techsters Initiative to train girls and women across Africa in coding and deep tech skills, aiming to bridge the digital and technology divide and ensure equal access to opportunities across the continent. The Women Techsters initiative, which is... Read more
Partnering to train 3,000 software developers in Gauteng and drive youth employability
Microsoft and the Gauteng Department of e-Government have partnered to implement the Gauteng Azure Training programme in collaboration with Andela and Geekulcha. The partnership aims to upskill developers in the province through an immersive programme where selected individuals will work to learn basic skills in Azure, through the Microsoft... Read more
ECD practitioners receive diplomas and express the benefits of extended learning
A cohort of Early Childhood Development (ECD) Practitioners from the Kouga Local Municipal area, received their National Diploma Certificates this past week, at a graduation ceremony which took place at the Thornhill Combined School. Practitioners proudly accepted their certificates at the event and spoke of the broad benefits of... Read more
Exhibitions sector to advance young professionals’ skills ahead of industry rebound
The Association of African Exhibition Organisers – AAXO – has launched a new opportunity for young exhibition industry professionals to gain skills and experience in the sector. The new AAXO mentorship programme will match young members with experienced professionals for mentorship designed to develop the next cohort of African... Read more

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