How can disadvantaged universities attract more funding?

by Nazeema Mohamed,  25 July 2019, University World News African Edition It is five years since Inyathelo, with the support of the Kresge Foundation (a primarily domestic American foundation), first asked Dr Sean Jones of EduActive Solutions to conduct the Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education (ASPIHE). This series of research reports was the 

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New critical skills list for SA expected in 2020

Potential immigrants can use the ‘critical skills visa’ to seek legal status by Carol Paton,  31 July, 2019, BusinessDay The department of higher education has begun the lengthy process of compiling a new list of critical skills that will be used to determine whether a foreigner may apply for a visa to live and work 

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AI education in China

China has started a grand experiment in AI education. It could reshape how the world learns. In recent years, the country has rushed to pursue “intelligent education.” Now its billion-dollar ed-tech companies are planning to export their vision overseas. by Karen Hao,  Aug 2, 2019, MIT Technology Review Zhou Yi was terrible at math. He risked 

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Pandor concerned by high drop-out rate at SA universities

Reference Tuesday 29 May 2018 - 10:20am JOHANNESBURG – Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor has expressed concerns about the number of drop-outs at universities. She was responding to a report calling for an urgent need to address the problem at institutions of higher learning. See more ...

7 key phrases Montessori teachers use and why we should use them, too

Reference: by Christina Clemer Url: Date: 20 October 2017 Montessori can be hard to sum up in just a few words—it is a philosophy on education and child development that runs deep. It’s a way of seeing the world. I think one of the easiest ways to get an idea for what Montessori means is 

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The second Institutional Research Conference, under the auspices of the Siyaphumelela Project and Institutional Research, was hosted by the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Institutional Planning Unit, at the Coastlands on the Ridge from 29 to 30 August 2017. The Siyaphumelela (We Succeed) project looked at student success through the data lens, and ways to 

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How important it is to have a degree in South Africa’s current economy

Staff Writer at BusinessTech 27 August 2017 Only four in ten people of working age have a job, with the situation only expected to worsen within the coming years, according to a new report by Statistics South Africa and the Institute for Race Relations. These figures are especially low when compared to many similar economies, while the figure is lowest 

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