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Student teachers to transform SA’s education system
Around four-fifths of Grade 6 Mathematics learners in South Africa are taught by teachers with Maths subject knowledge below the Grade 6 level. This is according to the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust’s (OMT) Education Research Report (based on an analysis of data from the Southern and Eastern Africa Consortium for... Read more
Red Academy creates tech jobs for SA youth
South Africa faces a youth unemployment rate of 60,7% percent, one of the highest rates globally. Yet even as many multilateral organisations, such as the World Bank, point out that digital technologies can help Africa – and SA – leapfrog into the future, the country’s progress is hindered because... Read more
Case study: Partnership creates tech talent pipeline
“I have interviewed upward of 400 juniors in my career. When I interview a junior, it is all about attitude and aptitude rather than technical knowledge, which can be taught. The benefit of working with an organisation such as redAcademy to source young IT talent is that, unlike a... Read more
How SA can fast-track careers in technology for more women
While South African women have made great strides over the years, they are still underrepresented in the local technology sector and alternative approaches to skills development are needed to drive tangible change. This includes partnerships between business and talent organisations to create innovative training programmes that not only fast-track... Read more
Regent Business School celebrates graduates’ success
Regent Business School, a leading private provider of higher education, held its highly anticipated Gauteng graduation ceremony on Saturday, 24 June 2023 with the KZN region’s graduation scheduled to take place on Saturday, 15 July 2023.  The events collectively mark a significant milestone in the lives of over 2000... Read more
Excitement builds ahead of the MANCOSA mid-year graduation ceremonies
As we approach the second half of the year, the excitement starts to build up at tertiary institutions as they prepare for their Mid-Year Graduation Ceremonies. “We cannot underestimate the achievements of these graduates,” says Professor  Kiveshni Naidoo, Academic Director at MANCOSA. She adds that these achievements are significant... Read more
MANCOSA alumni set to showcase his talent at Harvard
Rorschach Innovation Services, a company headed up by MANCOSA alumni Niall Naidoo, has won the recently held pan-African Honoris at Harvard Entrepreneurship Competition. Naidoo will be jetting off to Harvard University in the USA on 22 March to participate in the Africa Business Conference 2023. The Honoris at Harvard... Read more
Business school shows a competitive edge in alumni employability
In a job market that is challenging, business schools be committed to providing an innovative and integrated approach to higher education that prepares graduates to succeed in the 21st-century workplace. With a student population composed primarily of mature working adults, Regent Business School (RBS) offers a range of initiatives and resources... Read more
MANCOSA to enhance entrepreneurship
Throughout history, South Africa has been home to some of the African continent’s most prominent and innovative entrepreneurs. However, like many other global markets, South Africa is currently facing a challenging economic environment. Conventional wisdom shows that during these times, entrepreneurship should be nurtured and encouraged so that there... Read more
Increase efficiency, reduce production waste, and lower production costs with CCSA
Cement and Concrete South Africa’s School of Concrete Technology plan to offers pecial one-day courses for concrete batchers and batch plant staff in Midrand, Durban, and Cape Town in the second half of 2023. John Roxburgh, a senior lecturer at the School of Concrete Technology, says batching – the... Read more

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