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UJ launches Institute for Intelligent Systems

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) will today, Monday 16 September 2019, launch the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS), in what the university calls one of its most exciting developments as it consolidates its footprint in the fourth industrial revolution (4IR)...

3 days ago

WISE Awards for African education

Two education projects serving Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Liberia have been recognised as WISE Awards winners for their work in education...

9 Sep 2019

SAIMI awareness campaign to boost SA's maritime culture

The South African International Maritime Institute has partnered with a team of maritime stakeholders to launch a national Maritime Awareness Programme aimed at growing a national maritime culture and pride in the country's oceans environment...

19 Aug 2019

Samsung R&D Academy to drive youth skills development - applications open

Just weeks after unveiling its R280-million Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (EEIP), Samsung South Africa has announced its Research and Development (R&D) Academy Project...

8 Aug 2019

Why we shouldn't simply replace textbooks with electronic books

Trial and error has shown that before we simply swap textbooks for e-textbooks, we first need to get the basics right, then introduce electronic learning to complement book-based learning...

1 Aug 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

A review of Kenya's universities: What formed them, what's wrong with them

Factors behind the hits and missed of the higher education sector in Kenya and East Africa. What need to be done to fix address the problems...

By Michael Kithinji 17 Jul 2019

CUT professor helps Africa farmers adapt to climate change

Drought remains the number one disaster in Africa, and of all the people affected by all types of disasters, drought is responsible for over 88% of them...

16 Jul 2019

Industry 4.0 requires a shift to Education 4.0

In an industrial setting, Industry 4.0 is a term analysts use to describe the automation and data exchange used in manufacturing technologies...

By Bez Sangari 8 Jul 2019

Reviewing the role of universities in a post-development world

Scholars began writing about post-development theory in the 1980s. Post-development is a school of thought that is critical of development. It promotes alternative ways of thinking and acting beyond the ideology of development which originated during the Cold War...

4 Jul 2019

Diamonds aren't forever, but knowledge is...

A 1,758-carat-diamond bigger than a tennis ball was recently mined in Botswana. Despite this, the resource-rich country knows that diamonds don't last forever... and when the resources run out, a diversified knowledge-based economy needs to be in place. And that's where corporate executive education could be a gem...

27 Jun 2019

20 copywriting bursaries up for grabs through new ad industry initiative

A new initiative by the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) and the Creative Circle is offering 20 academic bursaries to prospective students looking to enter the world of copywriting...

25 Jun 2019

IBM expands quantum computing program to Africa

IBM announced the expansion of its' quantum computing efforts to Africa in a new collaboration with the University of the Witwatersrand...

13 Jun 2019

SU to represent Africa in Global Alliance of Universities on Climate

Based on its research performance and capacity, Stellenbosch University (SU) has recently been invited to represent Africa in the Global Alliance of Universities on Climate (GAUC) which held its inaugural executive meeting in Beijing, China, late last month...

13 Jun 2019

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