SPAR Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run for the whole family
An occasion the whole family can enjoy is the underlying theme of the SPAR Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run, which takes place in East London on Sunday November 25. The event includes 8km and 4km races and the sponsors believe it is the perfect opportunity to herald the start... Read more
Community Education and Training Colleges make a positive impact in people’s lives
Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor believes community education and training (CET) is about giving hope and restoring human dignity so that the disadvantages of the past no longer define people’s future prospects. Speaking at the Good Shepherd Community Learning Centre at Madidi Village in Bojanala Platinum District... Read more
The Private Hotel School Opens Jozi Campus
Following on from its much lauded and successful Stellenbosch campus, The Private Hotel School (TPHS) is opening a second campus in Johannesburg on August 1. In its 13 years of operation in Stellenbosch, The Private Hotel School has become renowned for offering exceptional hospitality training and higher education and... Read more
Unisa and Limpopo Province sign MoU
Unisa and the Limpopo Province government will be working together to improve capacity in the province. The signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 7 May 2018 will see Unisa enhancing its research and tuition footprint in the province by becoming more engaged with the needs of the... Read more
Refocused EPWP to address unemployment in N West
The North West province will focus its attention on the existing Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) in efforts to root out unemployment among youth, says Premier Supra Mahumapelo. Addressing the three-day Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSD) Skills Development Lekgotla in Potchefstroom, Premier Mahumapelo said the province will refocus the... Read more
Samsung Electronics launches a state-of-the-art Engineering Academy at TVET College
The President of Samsung Southern Africa, Sung Yoon, the former Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana and Gert Sibande TVET College CEO and Principal, Nick Balkrishen, unveil the plaque officially declaring the Samsung Academy at the Skills Academy and Artisan Development Centre in Standerton, open  ... Read more
Mandela University academic wins top award
  Prof Darelle van Greunen, Director of the Centre for Community Technologies at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, won a R1 million Discovery Foundation Rural Fellowship at the awards ceremony recently. It will boost her development of a mobile application aimed at reducing high drug-resistant TB burden in... Read more
UCT Famelab winner using light to ensure food security in times of drought
“It is said that what hides in the dark will be revealed in the light. So what if I told you that I want to use light to illuminate one of the most prominent issues in the darkest times of drought?” This was Nyasha Chimhandamba’s opening to the winning... Read more
SA tourism alive with opportunities
Young people from across the country will get to see what’s available in tourism careers when the National Tourism Careers Expo starts later this month. The careers expo was launched on Thursday in Virginia, Free State, in partnership with the Department of Tourism and the provincial Department of Economic,... Read more
Life-changing international student exchange programme equips former student
Former South West Gauteng TVET College student Tumelo Mosweu served the Student Representative Council as President in 2013. He completed his internship in Roodepoort West before moving to the Technisa Campus. Here he was employed on a temporary basis as the Student Support Services Officer. This was before jetting... Read more