Explore Data Science Academy extends SA’s skills

The Explore Data Science Academy (EDSA) has announced an online course and a series of data science competitions aimed at making 'job future' skills available to South African high school students. From 11 February, scholars between Grades 10 and 12 will be able to...

Impact of disruption on higher education

In the last five years, disruption has been rife in many industries. The banking and retail sectors, insurance industry, and logistics have been transformed by technology; driven by the capabilities of new technologies, changing demands of customers, and rapidly...

UCT makes IT appealing to female students

IT is traditionally a male-dominated sector, but the University of Cape Town's (UCT) School of IT is working hard to make the sector more attractive to women. The stereotype that majoring in the field of IT involves little except coding all day has been one of the...

Diepsloot learners use AI, robotics for community solutions

STE(A)M educational specialist I-Innovate has brought a 21st century learning programme to South Africa to open up opportunities in our under-served school communities for learners to develop the talents and skills that are critical in the digital age. This term,...