SA needs to prioritise STEM education

South Africa already faces well-known challenges in its education system, felt nowhere more strongly than in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). By Rob Lith, business development manager at Connection Telecom While this is a major...

Learning and development are being ‘Ubered’

According to the IDC 2018 Digital Transformation Predictions report, spending on digital transformation will reach an impressive $1,7-trillion globally. The fact that this figure represents a 42% increase from 2017 demonstrates the importance of staying on top of...

How edtech will shape the school of the future

E-learning, analytics, mobile apps, learning management systems, learning content repositories and tech enabled communications: jargon to many, but essential to shape the school of the future. In South Africa, there is a chasm to cross. In 2011, 49% of grade 9...

Challenge to combat youth unemployment

Cognity Advisory has announced the start of this year's University Business Challenge (UBC). Sponsored by General Electric (GE), the challenge will see South African students participate in teams in a business simulation competition designed to develop their...

Acer leads in education

According to the FutureSource Report released in Q1 of 2018, Acer is the number one education supplier for CY2017 and the top education vendor in Q4 2017 in South Africa with its TravelMate B118 device. This device is one of the hero devices in Acer's product line...

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