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Tech students conquer all odds to fulfil their dreams


 

Three young women have risen above difficult circumstances exacerbated by the Covid-19 lockdowns to keep up with demanding study schedules and remain an inspiring force for their families and friends. Glory Matshete (28) from Brits in the North West, Sibaxolise Mningiswa (20) from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape and Maishibe Thobela (20) from Pretoria […]

Covid-19: Developing teachers to address unequal access to education


 

Yesterday marked the annual United Nations’ (UN) World Teachers’ Day to celebrate one of the world’s most essential professions, teaching. UNESCO’s theme for the 2020 commemoration naturally links to the current education climate, as a result of Covid-19, “Teachers: leading in crisis, reimagining the future”. There isn’t a teacher or academic in the country who hasn’t […]

Innovative approach towards education can improve student engagement


 

The goal of an educator, as seen by Dr Matthew Huber and Dr Martin Clark, is to try and improve the understanding of students. They believe that by combining technological and geological elements within the framework of games, students not only learn but also enjoy the process. Dr Huber and Dr Clark are from the […]

INNOVATION

Is 2020 the year Africa takes charge of its destiny?

Does 2020 mark the year Africa steps into its stride and takes charge of its destiny in the 21st century? While we’re still dealing with...

EDUCATION

South Africa has a good alcohol policy – it just needs...

Since early 2020, South Africa and other countries confronting the Covid-19 pandemic have imposed extraordinary controls over the sale and consumption of alcohol. In...

ECONOMICS

South Africa has a good alcohol policy – it just needs...

Since early 2020, South Africa and other countries confronting the Covid-19 pandemic have imposed extraordinary controls over the sale and consumption of alcohol. In...