Don’t tell students about 4IR: inspire them

It’s amazing how quickly the world around us is changing, writes Dewet Joubert, RS Components. The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) is upon us and how we continue to adapt to this era of rapid technological and societal change is crucial. Why we need to adapt...

Could animation make education more accessible?

Today’s learners are online and respond far better to visuals than simple text. Despite the socio-economic inequality among South Africa’s youth, could animation offer a way to improve educational outcomes? By Glenn Gillis, CEO of Sea Monster Studies have...

Bridging the skills gap in Africa

Holistic programmes can empower Africa’s youth to leapfrog towards a better future, writes Takreem El Tohamy, GM of IBM Middle East and Africa. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is underway and it is shaping up some of the most significant opportunities and...

Poor university pass rate shouldn’t be a shock

Government has posted a review of 25 years of democracy outlining successes and failures across various pillars. By Riaz Moola, founder of HyperionDev A point that has been highlighted in news coverage is that while throughput has improved at universities, only 22% of...

Calling all African edtech innovators

The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT has issued a request for proposals (RFP) inviting growth-stage, educational technology (edtech) innovators to apply for an opportunity to grow their ventures while contributing to improving...

The shift towards digital education

Education has long been a topic of debate on the country’s agenda, with calls for increased funding and improved curriculums being among the many reasons that the sector is constantly brought under the spotlight. And, as digital technology continues to change...