Telkom wants to turbocharge eSports in South Africa
The value of student loans
Students should weigh the costs associated with funding or financing their education against the increased earning potential induced by studying.
SA’s top young programmers named at Programming Olympiad 2021 awards
The gold medal and Standard Bank Trophy were awarded to Minkyum Kim, a Grade 10 pupil at Reddam House Durbanville.
MTN Online School brings education and opportunity to SA’s youth
The free online portal provides a comprehensive digital curriculum for grades R-12 and additional features like video lessons, assessments and extra-tuition lessons for grade 10 to 12 learners.
MTN invests R12m in online school, calls for more spectrum
Africa’s biggest telco collaborates with the Department of Basic Education to establish an online school to address the 21st century learning needs of scholars.
Ithuba bursary programme targets IT, commerce students
The national lotteries operator plans to award 20 bursaries to students studying towards a qualification in IT, commerce and marketing.
Vodacom sees spike in STEM initiative
The mobile operator says its ‘Code Like A Girl’ programme was oversubscribed by 40%, with more than 1 000 young girls registering to participate.
Mastercard provides educational resource centre for SMEs
The global payments engine rolls out an online educational platform to help small, medium and micro enterprises improve their business.
SA’s DigsConnect prepares for global expansion
The local online student accommodation marketplace signs a partnership deal with Dubai-based Student.com.
MCI Consultants maintains its level one B-BBEE status
MCI’s commitment to empowerment in SA includes investment into staff training, external bursaries as well as investments in enterprise and supplier development.
Inspired Testing @ Eurostar 2021
A standout experience at the event was the lean coffee session on ‘Testing the tester’, says Dawie Greyling, principal consultant at Inspired Testing.
Online bootcamp offers qualification in computer science
Local edtech firm HyperionDev partners with UNISA Enterprise to offer a three-month online bootcamp on the fundamentals of computer science.