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MIE: Matriculants must be resilient
2022 matric results show promising signs of turnaround after challenges of Covid-19, lockdowns, power cuts After an understandably poor set of matric results during the dark days of Covid-19, the class of 2022 has managed to turn the corner significantly, improving the national result and opening the door to... Read more
Want to be a veterinarian or para-veterinary professional?
Do you dream of working with animals? Is your heart set on becoming a veterinarian, veterinary nurse, animal health technician, veterinary physiotherapist, veterinary technologist, or laboratory animal technologist? Or are you already a professional looking to further your studies? Whether you are wanting to apply for undergraduate studies to... Read more
How can an MBA in healthcare management transform SA’s healthcare industry?
A Masters of Business Administration in Healthcare Management can transform the healthcare industry in South Africa by providing professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills, and expertise to effectively lead and manage healthcare organisations. With an MBA, professionals can learn about various business and management principles, including financial management, strategy,... Read more
The dropout rate among first year students at South African universities has long been a cause for concern, with little improvement in the trends annually despite attempts by universities to address the problem. Now, new research has revealed a surprising – and surprisingly simple – early indicator of the... Read more
SA’s underprivileged young IT aspirants are winning
“It’s my dream to study information technology one day,” says 15-year-old Tembisa Secondary School learner Luyolo Zondi.“I am a person who likes to explore, and IT allows that.” Luyolo is just one of the thousands of learners whose educational journey is being supported by the Tomorrow Trust, a South... Read more
Soaring inflation leaves SA employers with tough choices
“South African businesses that have already planned their pay increases for 2022 have some tough decisions ahead of them,” warns Yolanda Sedlmaier, Chartered Reward Specialist and Exco member at the South African Reward Association. This is due to rocketing inflation, fuelled by global economic turbulence and local conditions, which... Read more
Benefits of pursuing an MBA for HR managers
An MBA can be extremely beneficial for those interested in pursuing a career in human resources. Here are just a few of the many ways that an MBA can help you in this field: 1. An MBA can give you the business skills you need to be successful in... Read more
Top nursing students to take part in national WorldSkills competition
Four young and ambitious nursing students from across South Africa have been selected to take part in the WorldSkills South Africa national competition, in the Health and Social Care skill category, later this year. They will be vying for the chance to represent South Africa at the 46th International... Read more
Hospitality graduates in high demand outside of traditional roles
Corporate sector companies are increasingly appointing Hospitality Management graduates to senior positions outside of their traditional roles, particularly due to their ability to interface effectively with the public and handle diverse crises, an education expert says. “In the wake of the pandemic and lockdown measures, the hospitality and service... Read more
CHIETA launches skills development programme for retrenched workers
CHIETA, the chemical industries SETA, in partnership with Options in Personnel recruitment and development agency, has launched a Retrenched Workers Support Programme that is equipping retrenched workers to find formal employment or become entrepreneurs. The launch was marked with the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on 1... Read more

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