#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2018

How to future-proof Africa

Solutions to problems often require a change in behaviour, which in turn leads to other inventions. The result is a wheel that is spinning faster and faster, and one that is creating anxiety - more recently about jobs...

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Sep 2018

'Farm-to-school' movement takes root in Canada

Farm-to-school programs aim to bring healthy, local food into schools, foster food literacy and enhance community connectedness...

5 Sep 2018

How to leapfrog your industry's disruption and future-proof Africa

Mann Made recently disrupted themselves before anyone else could with a rebrand. Here's how what started out as a wedding video company by three brothers in 2000 has transformed into a storytelling, forward-thinking, 65-employee strong experiential brand agency that hosts the SingularityU SA Summit...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Sep 2018

Learning and development of the future is being ubered

When it comes to learning and development, digitisation and tech-enabled learning are transforming the role L&D plays in the organisation. It's not only technology making waves, evolving human resources present some interesting disruptions of their own...

By Helen Nicholson 29 Aug 2018

QR codes are providing innovative learning solutions for learners in SA

The QR code - known as Bubbles - makes it possible to link to short, interactive modules that help learners gain a deeper understanding of the material through audio-visual snippets...

28 Aug 2018

Scooler calls learners to enter entrepreneurial business ideas

Students in Grade 8 to Grade 12 can enter their existing money-making venture, hobby or business...

24 Aug 2018

Uber Innovation Masterclass steers SA disadvantaged youth into leadership

The Masterclasses aimed at connecting the youth to career advice and opportunities and with this year's theme solely focusing on Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field...

23 Aug 2018

How upskilling employees can help SA corporates in the future

With constant developments in technology and how organisations are harnessing new skills, has meant that professionals will need to upskill to keep up with this rapidly changing workplace...

21 Aug 2018

Lagos Digital Academy to empower entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Lagos Digital Academy (LDA) has unveiled an academy that aims to enable Nigerians to take advantage of the opportunities available in the digital market space...

21 Aug 2018

The potential of agri, food systems to create job opportunities for Africa's youth

Food and Agriculture Organisation director-general has stressed the need to create more jobs for youth and build capacity in rural areas to use digital technologies...

21 Aug 2018

The social path to optimising your content marketing efforts

Your business having a social presence is all good and well, but if there's no strategy in place, you're wasting your time and potentially damaging your reputation...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Aug 2018

A new way to equip Africa's science labs: get students to build their own

How does one train science students without equipment? As a sociologist of science specialising in African countries, this is a question I get asked with sad regularity...

By Louise Bezuidenhout 6 Aug 2018

Local tourism growth unlocks industry careers for students

As South African and African tourism continues to rise, more students are opting for a career in the industry as opportunities grow...

1 Aug 2018

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